French Dictées – French Dictation Course

French Dictées – French Dictation Course This is a French dictation course that will help improve your French listening comprehension, writing and pronunciation. There are four chapters of French dictations spanning four different levels. Beginner Level – 15 dictations Beginner Plus Level – 11 dictations Lower Intermediate Level – 10 dictations Intermediate Level – 12 dictations Listen to the dictations and write what you hear. Each dictation is read slowly as you write and then is read at a normal pace. Once you have finished the writing exercise listen to the dictation again and repeat the words as they are pronounced slowly, then read the entire dictation at a normal pace to build fluency. Answer keys and English translations are included for each dictation exercise. Would you like to take a test to know what your current level is in French? What are French dictations? Dictation is the transcription of spoken text: one person who is “dictating” speaks and another who is “taking dictation” writes down the words as they are spoken. Among speakers of several languages, dictation is used as a test of language skill, similar to spelling bees in the English-speaking world. Connect with LLL WEBSITE YOUTUBE FRENCH BLOG FACEBOOK – LEARNERS OF FRENCH FACEBOOK – TEACHERS OF FRENCH TEACHERS PAY TEACHERS SUPPORT ME ON PATREON NEWSLETTER – LEARNERS OF FRENCH NEWSLETTER – TEACHERS OF...

French Dictées – French Dictation Exercises

French Dictées – French Dictation Exercises Here are three French dictation exercises BEGINNER – ADVANCED levels. The theme for each dictée is AU MARCHÉ. Each time you move up a level the dictées become more advanced and faster. The French text and English translations for each dictation are just beneath the video. 48 French dictations mini-course: Enroll now Would you like to take a test to know what your current level is in French? Dictée 1 TITRE:  Au marché TEXTE: Je vais au marché ce matin.  Il fait beau. Je fais les courses pour la semaine. J’achète des fruits, des légumes, des oeufs, du fromage, des olives et du poisson. Je remplis mon panier de bonnes choses.  Après le marché, j’attends mes amis devant le café. Nous allons prendre un thé ensemble, et après nous allons rentrer chez moi pour le déjeuner.  Je vais préparer une bonne salade.  Il ne faut pas oublier d’acheter du pain à la boulangerie. TRADUCTION: I am going to the market this morning.  The weather is nice.  I am grocery shopping for the week.  I’m buying fruits, vegetables, eggs, cheese, olives and fish.  I am filling my basket with good things.  After the market, I’m waiting for my friends in front of the café.  We are going to have tea together, and then we are going to go back to my house for lunch.  I am going to prepare a good salad.  I must not forget to buy bread at the bakery. Dictée 2 TITRE: Au marché TEXTE: Aujourd’hui nous sommes vendredi et il fait très beau.  J’irai ce matin au marché où je...

French Dictée B2 Intermediate Le Voyage

French Dictée B2 Intermediate Le Voyage Listen to the dictée while watching the video, write everything you hear, check your work just beneath the video link. FRENCH DICTATION MINI-COURSE:  CLICK HERE TO ENROLL You may also be interested in the following French dictées: French dictée A1 Beginner Level:  Le Voyage    French dictée A2 Elementary Level:  Le Voyage    French dictée B1 Pre-intermediate Level:  Le Voyage THEME LE VOYAGE LENGTH 240 – 260 WORDS: This is the length of the written part of the B2 DELF EXAM LEVEL B2 – INTERMEDIATE INSTRUCTIONS Write exactly what you hear in the dictée.  I will read each sentence twice at a normal pace.  Keep in mind that in French many words seem to run together and sound like just one word. Useful vocabulary: point = period; full stop virgule = comma point d’exclamation = exclamation mark point d’interrogation = question mark GRAMMAR Grammar points covered in this dictée: regular ER, IR, RE and REFLEXIVE verbs present tense simple future conditional passé composé with être and avoir imperfect tense pluperfect past conditional future perfect (futur antérieur) subjunctive past subjunctive second conditional «si clauses» third conditional «si clauses» modal verbs:  vouloir, pouvoir, devoir in the past conditional common irregular verbs: être, avoir, faire, venir, aller, mettre, savoir, voir, prendre causative faire construction relative pronouns:  qui, que, où, dont direct object pronouns + agreement in passé composé indirect object pronouns pronouns y & en double pronouns in affirmative commands French Dictée B2 Intermediate Le Voyage Check your work En français Sophie et Julien travaillent beaucoup, ils peuvent donc se permettre de partir souvent en vacances....

French Dictée A2 – Elementary Level

French Dictée:  A2 – Elementary   Le voyage Listen to the dictée while watching the video, write everything you hear, check your work just beneath the video link. FRENCH DICTATION MINI-COURSE:  CLICK HERE TO ENROLL You may also be interested in the following French dictées: French dictée A1 Beginner Level:  Le Voyage    French dictée A2 Elementary Level:  Le Voyage    French dictée B1 Pre-intermediate Level:  Le Voyage THEME LE VOYAGE LEVEL A2 – ELEMENTARY LENGTH 60 – 80 WORDS: This is the length of the written part of the A2 DELF EXAM INSTRUCTIONS Write exactly what you hear in the dictée.  I will read each sentence twice slowly, but not too slowly.  Keep in mind that in French many words seem to run together and sound like just one word. Useful vocabulary: point = period; full stop virgule = comma point d’exclamation = exclamation mark point d’interrogation = question mark GRAMMAR Grammar points covered in this dictée: regular ER, IR, RE and REFLEXIVE verbs present tense simple future passé composé with être and avoir imperfect tense first conditional «si clauses» vouloir, pouvoir, devoir common irregular verbs: être, avoir, faire, venir, aller, mettre, savoir, voir, prendre direct object pronouns indirect object pronouns pronouns y & en French Dictée A2 – Elementary Level Video Check your work En français Sophie et Julien partent souvent en vacances.  L’année dernière ils sont partis en Italie. Cette année, ils iront en Espagne.  Sophie qui s’amusait bien en voiture quand elle était plus jeune, n’aime plus ça.  Elle veut y aller en train. Julien lui a dit qu’il préfère le train, lui aussi.  Ils y...

French Dictée A1 Beginner – Le Voyage

French Dictée A1 Beginner   Le voyage Listen to the dictée while watching the video, write everything you hear, check your work just beneath the video link. FRENCH DICTATION MINI-COURSE:  CLICK HERE TO ENROLL You may also be interested in the following French dictées: French dictée A1 Beginner Level:  Le Voyage    French dictée A2 Elementary Level:  Le Voyage    French dictée B1 Pre-intermediate Level:  Le Voyage As you see in the chart below, this dictée is structured specifically to help prepare for the DELF A1 FRENCH EXAM. THEME LE VOYAGE LEVEL A1 – BEGINNER LENGTH 40 – 60 WORDS: This is the length of the written part of the A1 DELF EXAM INSTRUCTIONS Write exactly what you hear in the dictée.  I will read each sentence twice, very slowly.  Keep in mind that in French many words seem to run together and sound like just one word. Useful vocabulary: point = period; full stop virgule = comma point d’exclamation = exclamation mark point d’interrogation = question mark GRAMMAR Grammar points covered in this dictée: regular ER, IR, RE and REFLEXIVE verbs present tense near future passé composé with avoir imperfect tense direct object pronouns indirect object pronouns French Dictée A1 Beginner:  Le voyage   Check your work En français Sophie et Julien aiment voyager.  L’année dernière ils ont voyagé en Italie. Ils ont voyagé en voiture pendant ce voyage.  Mais il y avait beaucoup de monde sur la route.  Cette année, ils ont décidé de partir en Espagne.  Sophie s’amuse en voiture mais Julien n’aime pas ça.  Il lui dit donc qu’il préfère prendre le train.  C’est bien...

French Dictée B1 Pre-Intermediate Level

French Dictée:  B1: Pre-Intermediate Level Le voyage Listen to the dictée while watching the video, write everything you hear, check your work just beneath the video link. You may also be interested in the following dictées: French dictée A1 Beginner Level:  Le Voyage   French dictée A2 Elementary Level:  Le Voyage French dictée B2 Intermediate Level:  Le Voyage Join my online French dictation exercises course:  48 French dictées at 4 different levels ! THEME LE VOYAGE LEVEL B1 – PRE-INTERMEDIATE LENGTH 160 – 180 WORDS: This is the length of the written part of the B1 DELF EXAM INSTRUCTIONS Write exactly what you hear in the dictée.  I will read each sentence twice at a normal pace.  Keep in mind that in French many words seem to run together and sound like just one word. Useful vocabulary: point = period; full stop virgule = comma point d’exclamation = exclamation mark point d’interrogation = question mark GRAMMAR Grammar points covered in this dictée: regular ER, IR, RE and REFLEXIVE verbs present tense simple future conditional passé composé with être and avoir imperfect tense pluperfect past conditional subjunctive second conditional «si clauses» third conditional «si clauses» modal verbs:  vouloir, pouvoir, devoir common irregular verbs: être, avoir, faire, venir, aller, mettre, savoir, voir, prendre direct object pronouns + agreement in passé composé indirect object pronouns pronouns y & en double pronouns French Dictée B1 Pre-Intermediate Level Video   Check your work En français Sophie et Julien partent souvent en vacances.  S’ils le pouvaient, ils voyageraient tout le temps. L’année dernière ils sont partis en Italie, mais il y a deux ans ils étaient...