Mardi Gras à La Nouvelle-Orléans

French C1 dictation exercise

Did you know where New Orleans's famous Mardi Gras came from?

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"un bibelot", "un carnavalier", "paré", "un char".

I'll play you French speech in sections for you to transcribe

  • Start by listening to the whole piece then hit start
  • Play each section and write down what you hear
  • I'll show you correct answers after each for you to mark yourself
Start the exercise
How the test works
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