French Listening Comprehension Exercise: Arriving at the Airport in Paris

Do you want to improve your listening skills in French? Are you planning a trip to France? Do you want to practice your listening comprehension skills and find out what happens when you arrive at the airport? This is a French listening comprehension activity about what happens when this traveler arrives at Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, the City of Lights!   Comprehension questions follow the listening activity.  You may have to listen to it several times to answer all of the answers.

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French Listening Comprehension Exercise:  Arriving at the Airport in Paris

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Le Vocabulaire:

visiter un lieu

rendre visite à quelqu’un

la compagnie aérienne



à l’aéroport

beaucoup de monde

cet avion

avant de pouvoir

je n’ai rien oublié

tous les autres passagers

la douane

faire la queue

c’est à mon tour

jusqu’au guichet

je souris


il faut que j’aille chercher mes bagages


suivre les panneaux

récupérer mes bagages

une valise


ça y est

j’en sors

la sortie

qui vont s’ouvrir

j’ai quelques options

le RER

les prix

ça va coûter


à peu près le même prix

je vois qu’il arrive tout de suite

je me mets dans le bus

le trajet

faire une petite sieste


je pourrai vous raconter

to visit a place

to visit someone

the airline

to land

the landing

at the airport

a lot of people

this airplane

before being able to

I didn’t forget anything

all the other passengers


to stand in line

it’s my turn

up to the ticket counter

I smile

to stamp

I have to go collect my luggage


to follow the signs

to collect my luggage

a suitcase


that’s it

I come out (of the restroom)

the exit

that are going to open

I have a few options

train service linking Paris to the suburbs

the prices

it is going to cost


just about the same price

I see that it is arriving right away

I get in the bus / I put myself in the bus

the ride

to take a little nap

in front of

I will be able to tell you about

Level A2 – Arrival at Paris Airport – French Listening Comprehension Mini-Course

Do you want to practice your French listening skills while getting ready for your next trip to France? With this mini-course you can even practice while riding around in the car. You’ll learn tons of vocabulary and will be ready for the Paris airport next time you pass through. 35 minutes audio and 8 minutes of video, PDFs of everything to download, a complete transcript so that you can read along if you want to, a quizlet study set so that you can practice and master the new vocabulary and expressions you learn and 3 sets of listening comprehension questions.

Here’s exactly what you get with this lesson:

→ MP4 video lecture
→ MP3 audio lecture
→ Transcript with important vocabulary highlighted and footnoted in English
→ Quizlet study set to practice and master important vocabulary from the lecture
→ PDF of 9 listening comprehension questions + answer key
→ MP3 audio lecture of 9 listening comprehension questions without answers
→ MP3 audio lecture of 9 listening comprehension questions with answers
→ PDF of 20 vrai ou faux listening comprehension questions + answer key
→ MP3 audio lecture of 20 vrai ou faux statements without answers
→ MP3 audio lecture of 20 vrai ou faux statements with answers
→ PDF of 6 bonus questions
→ MP3 audio lecture of 6 bonus questions without answers
→ MP3 audio lecture of 6 bonus questions with answers
→ PDF sheet to print out and record extra new vocabulary learned during the lesson

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