Ma grand-mère, une pâtissière exceptionnelle

French C1 dictation exercise

Mélanie remembers the summer afternoons she spent watching her grandmother baking delicious treats.


Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"un mas", "lumineux", "autodidacte", "pétrir", "saupoudrer de", "une passoire", "rincer", "un puits", "étaler", "gorgé de soleil", "une mosaïque".

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
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