Listening Exercises With Tomb Raider #1 The Ancient Mayan Prophecy

💪 Dictation practice, basic verbs, nominalization
🖊 Complete the transcript, Find the synonyms, exercise
⏰ 20 minutes

Game Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Year
2018
Developer
Eidos Montréal / Square Enix
ESRB
M (17+)
Platforms
PS4, X Box One, Windows PC, Stadia

Summary

  1. Video
  2. Listening Exercises
  3. Help – PAGE 2
  4. Answers – PAGE 3

Video

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Listening Exercises

1. Complete the transcript below with the missing verbs

(Lara Croft) Jonah …

(Jonah) Oui, je ______ là.

(Lara) Jonah, il y _____ une fresque ici. On ______ une boîte. L’inscription ______ : « la boîte d’argent d’Ix Chel ». C’______ sûrement ça dans la cité perdue. C’______ une légende Maya. Elle _____ que la boîte _____________ le dieu Kukulkan.

(Jonah) Le Dieu de la création. C’______ ça que ____________ les Trinitaires ?

(Lara) _________, c’_______ pas fini. On _________ une série de cataclysmes : un tsunami, une tempête, un séisme, l’éruption d’un volcan.

(Jonah) Sympa, le Dieu de la création…

(Lara) Oui, mais chez les Mayas, Kukulkan ___________ le dieu de la création et de la destruction.
On ___________ la constellation de l’Hydre, mais les étoiles _____________ l’air mal alignées.
Jonah, j’____________ une dague. Il y ___ une inscription. La clé du cœur d’Ix Chel __________ la purification. On ne ___________ pas _____________ les Trinitaires.

(Jonah) Ouais, on ________________. Merde ! Lara ! Il y _____ des Trinitaires qui ___________ vers toi !

[Lara prend la dague et les murs se mettent à trembler]

(Lara) Qu’est-ce que j’__________… Merde ! Jonah, ___________ pas là, _______________.

(Jonah) Oh non, tu l’________________, c’____________ ça ?

(Lara) Vite !

2. In the conversation, which are the words synonymous with the expressions below?

  1. une grande catastrophe naturelle
  2. un ras de marée
  3. un ouragan
  4. un tremblement de terre

3. What are the nouns derived from the verbs below (they appear in the conversation)?

  1. créer
  2. détruire
  3. inscrire
  4. consteller
  5. purifier

4. Do you know the nouns derived from the verbs below?

  1. prendre
  2. réfléchir
  3. venir
  4. chercher
  5. trouver
  6. attendre
  7. remonter
  8. invoquer
  9. offrir
  10. pouvoir

Need help? Look at the list of the missing verbs on page 2 and try again! You can also check the answers on page 3.

Listening Exercises With Cyberpunk 2077 #1 – At the hotel reception

💪 French used at the hotel
🖊 Comprehension Listening
⏰ 20 minutes

Game Cyberpunk 2077
Year 2020
Developper  CD Projekt RED (ポーランド)
ESRB  M(17+)PEGI 18
Plateforme  PS4, PS5, X Box One, X Box Serie X/S, Windows PC, Google Stadia.

Summary

  1. Video
  2. Questions
  3. Transcript (page 2)
  4. Answers (page 3)

Video

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Questions

Main Characters
V (Main protagonist/Player choose the look of the character)
Jackie
T-Bug
  1. Why do the protagonist ‘V’ and his friend Jackie go to the hotel?
    a) To eat
    b) For a wedding
    c) For a mission
  2. What problem happens at the hotel security check?
    a) The security guard lectures Jackie because he spoke to him using casual French
    b) The metallic keys Jackie had in his pocket caused an alert from the security system
    c) The guard discovered the military robot Jackie was carrying
  3. The room is booked under which name?
    a) Flathead
    b) Harry Conwell
    c) Ramon Victorino
  4. What room type did they book?
    a) Single
    b) Twin
    c) Double
  5. An unexpected problem happens at the hotel reception. What is it?
    a) The receptionist was about to inform someone of V and Jackie’s arrival
    b) The name of the reservation and the name Jackie gave were not the same
    c) The SID chip of V wasn’t recognised by the scanner
  6. Choose from below the best summary of what V and Jackie do to prevent the receptionist from calling Taki-san.
    a) They threaten they will blow up the hotel.
    b) They say that since they made a long trip, they will freshen up before letting Taki-san know of their arrival by themselves.
    c) They ask her not to call Taki-san because they want to make it a surprise.
  7. At the end of the extract, why is T-Bug annoyed by Jackie?
    a) Because Jackie is acting badly.
    b) Because Jackie does not listen to T-Bug.
    c) Because Jackie is taking his role too seriously.
  8. What are the false names of V and Jackie?
    a) V is « Ramon Victorino » and Jackie is « Harry Conwell »
    b) V is « Harry Conwell » and Jackie is « Ramon Victorino »
    c) V is « Flathead » and Jackie is « Konpeki Plaza »
  9. Refer to the dialogue and then complete the sentences below with the correct preposition:
    ( pour – depuis – à – avec – en – au )
    a) La réservation est …………….. mon nom.
    b) J’ai réservé une chambre …………….. une nuit.
    c) Notre voyage jusqu’ici a duré 18 heures …………….. Paris.
    d) Merci, tout est …………….. ordre.
    e) J’ai rendez-vous …………….. Monsieur Taki.
    f) Ne prenons pas toujours tout …………….. sérieux.

Did you answer all the questions ? If you’re stuck somewhere, look at the transcript on page 2 and try to find the answer. After that, check the correct answers on page 3 !