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 the lyrics of protest song B1
B2

Understanding the lyrics of protest song B1

In France, the protest song is almost a specialty: "Le déserteur" by Boris Vian, "Aux arbres citoyens" by Yannick Noah...

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Listening comprehension: internet users become music producers B2
B2

Listening comprehension: internet users become music producers B2

A news report, internet users, music, listening exercises for a better comprehension, what do the people want?

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Reading comprehension exercise: a new TV singing contest B2
B2

Reading comprehension exercise: a new TV singing contest B2

Do you know the singing contests on television? If you hesitate to answer the questions, then... sing!!!

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Reading comprehension: One century, one list
B1

Reading comprehension: One century, one list

What's, for you, the most important object of the 21st century? After reading a list made in Prévert's way, make your choice!!!

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Reading comprehension exercise: the end of the year or the end of the century?
B1

Reading comprehension exercise: the end of the year or the end of the century?

The end of the year 1998 in France... Soon, the 20th century will die but some dispute the start date of the third millennium!!!

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French exercise: solidarity
B2

French exercise: solidarity

Do you practice solidarity? Are you curious? The article that follows gives and example of solidarity in France: the welcoming of the Kosovars.

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Understanding an article: websurfing at the Élysée
B2

Understanding an article: websurfing at the Élysée

New technologies, political organization, culture, the Presidential Palace, the Élysée: know everything about power in France!

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The logical articulators, text
B2

The logical articulators, text

What is the relationship between logical articulators and the tramway of Nice? It's up to you!

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Reading comprehension exercise : a visit to the snow
B1

Reading comprehension exercise : a visit to the snow

Review the present subjunctive mood on the ski slopes, that's what's brought to you here by Bonjour de France. Quickly, put on your snow suit and skis...

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Understanding the news: retirement in danger
B1

Understanding the news: retirement in danger

Logical articulators and the subject of retirement mix well together in this exercise that inserts itself in the reality of the 21st century...

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Understanding an idiomatic expression: a rumour (literally
B2

Understanding an idiomatic expression: a rumour (literally "a running noise")

The rumour: the oldest form of media in the world... It spreads throughout the city, the country and the world at an incredible speed!

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Describing in French: SUMMER'S HERE!
B2

Describing in French: SUMMER'S HERE!

Summer is comming!! You're at the Côte d'Azur, the sun is shining, the sky is blue, the sea is warm... Shall we go for a swim?

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