A1 Proficiency Test

French listening practice with side-by-side translation

  Listening comprehension: See the links at the bottom for lessons related to the phrases in italics.

Parler de soi Talk about oneself
– Tu t’appelles comment ?
– Je m’appelle François.
– Et tu as quel âge ?
– J’ai 17 ans.
– Tu habites où ?
– J’habite à Paris.
Translation

– What is your name?
– My name is François.
– And how old are you?
– I’m 17.
– Where do you live?
– I live in Paris.

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– Et tu fais quoi dans la vie ?
– Je suis lycéen, en classe de première.
– Et ton anniversaire, c’est quand ?
Mon anniversaire est le 6 mars.
Translation

– And what do you do in life?
– I’m a high school student, a junior [US] / in lower sixth form [UK].
– And when is your birthday?
– My birthday is 6 March.

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Est-ce que tu parles une langue étrangère ?
– Oui. Je parle l’anglais et le japonais.
– Est-ce que tu as des frères et sœurs ?
– Oui, j’ai une petite sœur qui s’appelle Claire, et qui a 16 ans.
Translation

– Do you speak a foreign language?
– Yes, I speak English and Japanese.
– Do you have any brothers and sisters?
– Yes, I have a little sister named Claire, who is 16.

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– Est-ce que tu as un animal ?
– Non, je n’ai pas d’animal de compagnie.
– Qu’est-ce que tu aimes faire le week-end ?
– Le week-end, j’aime bien retrouver des amis, pour aller boire un café. J’aime bien faire du sport avec mes amis, joue au foot, joue au rugby, voilà.
Translation

– Do you have a pet?
– No, I don’t have a pet.
– What do you like to do on the weekend?
– On the weekend, I like to meet some friends to go have coffee. I like to play sports with my friends, play soccer, play rugby, there you go.

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– Est-ce que tu aimes voyager ?
– Oui, j’aime beaucoup voyager.
– Et tu as visité quels pays, par exemple ?
– J’ai déjà visité les États-Unis, le Brésil et l’Angleterre.
– Merci.
– Merci.
Translation

– Do you like traveling?
– Yes, I really like traveling?
– And what are some countries you’ve visited?
– I’ve visted the US, Brazil, and England.
– Thank you.
– Thank you.

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Video courtesy of Podcast françias facile. Translation by LKL

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