Aux Champs-Élysées

An attempt will be made on 4 June to break the world record for the world’s largest dictation event. It will be held on the Champs-Élysées in Paris for 1,700 participants.

The existing record-holder is an event for 1,473 participants at the French national stadium (Stade de France) in 2018.

As I’ve said before, dictation is the best all round test of someone’s language knowledge. Dictation in language learning – Language Miscellany

Aux Champs-Élysées (‘on the Champs Élysées) is the title of a catchy French pop song of the 1960s. Here is a link to a page with the lyrics (in French and in English translation) and with a video of a performance.

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