Je déteste les anniversaires !

French C1 dictation exercise

Amélie hates birthday celebrations, especially when it's hers!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "feint/e", "j'en passe et des meilleurs", "avoir [quelque chose] en horreur", "taper sur les nerfs", "se creuser la tête", "la perle rare", "se rabattre sur", "fatidique", "à coups de", "la date de péremption".

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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