Description du docteur Arsène K. Merlan

French B2 dictation exercise

Milo is surprised by the doctor's rather odd appearance...

Extract adapted from the French edition of the children's book:
"Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days!" by Stephen Manes.
"Comment devenir parfait en trois jours
[Lit: How to become perfect in three days]

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"des rayures", "imprimé", "un palmier",  "un clown", "un nœud papillon",
"tyrolien", "bosselé", "mordre à belles dents", "dégouliner".

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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