La canicule (beginners to intermediate)
The objective of this dictation is to develop listening and comprehension skills, and to
build vocabulary and fluency.
Approximate translation In English
“The heatwawe is present in many regions in France since the beginning of the month of July. In order to fight this phenomenon, the governement has put into place a plan of orange vigilance. The retirement homes are highly surveilled and all the health services in the town are mobilised.”
The French transcript is continued on the downloadable support sheet (Lesson Document).
Note: try not to look at the French version until after the exercise…