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There are more than a hundred listening exercises on this site, ranging from simple dialogues to in-depth listening comprehension exercises. While the topic matter of a listening exercise doesn't necessarily matter - getting listening practice is usually the primary goal - some exercises definitely get a lot more traffic than others. The most visited listening pages tend to be those that offer practical advice or discuss someone or something famous. Here are the most popular French listening exercises on this site.

1  French numbers
Work on your comprehension of French numbers with these random number generators. Beginning

2  Le Bois de Boulogne
Discussion of Bois de Boulogne, one of the most famous parks in Paris. Intermediate/advanced

3  French in France
Introduction to French in France (dialects and "standard French") and the Dictionary of French Regionalisms. Intermediate/advanced

4  Eiffel Tower
A report on visitors to the Eiffel Tower. Intermediate/advanced

5  Guignol
Learn about France's beloved puppet Guignol and its creator. Intermediate/advanced

6  Les Deux Magots
Interview with the manager of the famous Deux Magots café in Paris. Intermediate/advanced

7  At the store
Simple dialogue between a storekeeper and customer. Beginning

8  Tintin
Tintin is a world-renowned Belgian comic strip - learn about the character and its creator. Intermediate/advanced

9  Bistrots à Paris
Cafés have long been a Parisian institution, but they have changed a great deal over the years. Intermediate/advanced

10  Accents in France
French varies from country to country and from region to region. Intermediate/advanced
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