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    Je suis crevée – Today’s French Dictation at French Hour

    Je suis crevée – Today’s French Dictation at French Hour

    I’m exhausted – French dictation







    A “dictée” is the transcription of a spoken text. This dictation is going to help you improve your French vocabulary, your understanding of the structure of sentences and your listening comprehension as well. Get all the dictations Anne publishes here.







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    Je suis crevée – Dictée







    Je suis crevée. Je me suis endormie à deux heures du *mat et j’ai mal dormi. Je me suis réveillée à six heures vingt. Quatre heures de sommeil, …







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    I’m exhausted – French dictation







    I’m exhausted. I fell asleep at 2 am. and I slept badly. I woke up a 6:20. Four hours of sleep…







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    • 4 min
    Un café suspendu – Today’s French at Frenchhour

    Un café suspendu – Today’s French at Frenchhour

    A suspended coffee – French dictation







    A “dictée” is the transcription of a spoken text. This dictation is going to help you improve your French vocabulary, your understanding of the structure of sentences and your listening comprehension as well.







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    Un café suspendu – Dictée







    J’ai perdu mon boulot il y a deux ans. Je suis au RSA et j’ai bien du mal à joindre les deux bouts. Je n’ai pas trop la pêche en ce moment. Pourtant, aujourd’hui, et malgré le froid, on m’a vraiment réchauffé le cœur…







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    A suspended coffee – French dictation







    I lost my job two years ago. I get an income support from the government and it’s hard to make ends meet. I’m kind of down these days. However, today, and despite the cold, something warmed my heart up….







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    • 5 min
    Un hôtel très particulier – Today’s French at FrenchHour

    Un hôtel très particulier – Today’s French at FrenchHour

    A very special hotel – French dictation







    A “dictée” is the transcription of a spoken text. Today, this dictation is going to help you improve your French vocabulary, your understanding of the structure of sentences and your listening comprehension as well.







    En français







    Un hôtel très particulier







    Alexandre Chatelat a passé une nuit dans un hôtel très particulier et a laissé une appréciation de son expérience sur Google.







    Voici ce qu’il a écrit :







    « Personnel accueillant et chaleureux…







    *un hôtel particulier est ‘a city private mansion’







    In English







    A very special hotel







    Alexandre Chatelat spent a night in a very special hotel and ranked his experience on Google.







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    “The staff are welcoming and friendly…







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    Dictée adaptée de cet article du journal Ouest-France







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    • 5 min
    Réveillon au Champ – French dictation

    Réveillon au Champ – French dictation

    Réveillon au Champ - French dictation





    French dictation – DICTEE « Réveillon au Champ » – “ New Year’s Eve with Champagne ”– French dictation with Anne.

    Dictée

    Réveillon au Champ

    Cette année, on met les petits plats dans les grands : on réveillonne tout au champagne - de l’apéro au dessert.

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    • 9 min
    Le sapin est décoré – French dictation

    Le sapin est décoré – French dictation

    Le sapin est décoré - French dictation



    French dictation – DICTEE « Le sapin est décoré » – “ The tree is trimmed ”– French dictation with Anne.

    Dictée

    Le sapin est décoré

    Le sapin est décoré, finalement. Ça n’a pas été facile. D’abord, on a dû en trouver un bien fourni. Ensuite, on l’a...

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    • 8 min
    Les illuminations de Paris – French dictation

    Les illuminations de Paris – French dictation

    Les illuminations de Paris - French dictation 

    Les illuminations de Paris – French dictation – DICTEE – French dictation with Anne.

    Dictée

    Les illuminations de Paris

    Quand j’habitais en France, je montais tous les ans à Paris pour les illuminations de la Ville Lumière. C’était en hiver, bien entendu. Il faisait toujours froid. Quelquefois, il neigeait même ...

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    About the past tenses : Passé composé vs. Imparfait . Past Participles . Past Participles Agreements . Past participles with On and EN . Practice French past participles . Imparfait .

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