Comprehension

FLE exercises

Bonjour de France offers various news documents (authentic and didactic) in written and recorded formats, a number of exercises to help improve your understanding of French, and tools for self-assessment. Feel free to test your knowledge!

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Comprehension exercises

Understanding a film: The Artist
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Understanding a film: The Artist

Understanding a mute film! A challenge when learning a language, but don't forget we transmit 80% of our messages through body language!

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Dialogue in French: make some music!
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Dialogue in French: make some music!

Do you know "La fête de la musique" (Make music day), on the 21st of June, the summer solstice? What time does the party start back home?

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Reading comprehension: letter to Santa Claus
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Reading comprehension: letter to Santa Claus

Have you written your letter to Santa Claus/Father Christmas? Try not to take too long, you may slow down his sleigh...

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French dialog: inviting someone
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French dialog: inviting someone

The telephone... There's a great tool to learn a language!! It forces us to talk, talk and talk some more. Have a go...

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Dialogue in French: Summer
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Dialogue in French: Summer

Imagine a warm breeze, the gentle sound of the backwash of the waves, the cafe terraces... You will adore this exercise!!

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Understanding a postcard
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Understanding a postcard

A postcard... it's an invitation to travel, it reminds us of holidays, of walks, of discovery, of dreams...

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Understanding an interview: the comic strips
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Understanding an interview: the comic strips

Do you like comic strips? Corto Maltese, Astérix, Mafalda, Spirou... They are very popular in France.

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Understanding a story: the happiness of family life
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Understanding a story: the happiness of family life

Everyday family life, nothing but happiness? To each his own but whatever the case, vocabulary is a must!

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Telling and describing: a weekend in France.
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Telling and describing: a weekend in France.

How about a little walk in France? The Côte d'Azur or in Brittany? By T.G.V., by car or by plane?

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Understanding a French pop song
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Understanding a French pop song

Learning while singing, what could be better!!! Verbs in music in the infinitive form, we're all ears!!

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Speaking French: an autograph, please
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Speaking French: an autograph, please

You have a meeting with a French actress. Will you get her autograph... Don't forget your pen!!!

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Back to school in France. Reading comprehension.
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Back to school in France. Reading comprehension.

It's the end of the holidays... It's back to school in France, a very important time for the young and the adults!!!

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