Pot de départ en retraite

French A2 dictation exercise

Retirement drink

Diane gives a toast to Robert, who's retiring.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"cher", "un collègue", "survivre", "fiable", "un sens de l'humour", "décapant", "maintenant que", "prendre [sa] retraite", "faire la grasse matinée", "un potager", "profiter de [quelqu'un]", "fireplace", "nutmeg".

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
Getting that for you now...