Film & TV
Topic specific Spanish practice exercises
Learning a new language is not only useful, but entertaining! Discover must-see classics of the big screen as well as binge-worthy series right here, all while practising and improving your Spanish skills with these exercises.
- Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
Learn about a classic scary Halloween movie.
- I have an audition today
Sirlinda has a very important audition today to be the next Almodovar girl.
- In the Tabernas desert
Discover the secrets of the Tabernas Desert.
- My favourite ad
Learn about Pablo's favourite ad.
Elsa talks about one of her favorite series.
- Spaniards around the world
Raquel tells us about her favourite TV show, which is about Spaniards living in other countries.
- The Great British Sewing Bee
Have you ever watched 'The Great British Sewing Bee'?
- Togo: an Uruguayan film
Gabriel plans to watch an Uruguayan film tonight.
- Who is Gloria Camila?
Do you know who Gloria Camila is?
- Cines de verano al aire libre
Experience the magic of cinema outdoors! This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Presente and El Futuro Próximo.
- A documentary about the Sun
Javier watched a documentary about the Sun last night.
- A horror film
Marta watched a terrifying film yesterday.
- A movie marathon
Carlos plans to have a movie marathon this weekend at home.
- Aire fresco: an Argentinian film
Learn about the Argentinian movie that Rodrigo saw yesterday.
- Belle Époque
Catalina tells us about the film "Belle Époque" that her cousin recommended.
- Evenings with Jorge Javier
Learn about Jorge Javier, a famous TV presenter.
- Radio or TV?
Pablo tells us about his and his grandmother's media preferences.
- The Orphanage
Sol saw a Spanish horror movie then spent the night unable to sleep.
- Who is Alejandro Amenábar?
Learn about this famous Spanish director.
- ¿Te gusta la televisión?
A2 Spanish interactive reading article
- Julieta, a film by Pedro Almodóvar
Pedro Almodóvar is Spain's most successful film director of international renown. His quirky screenplays focus on pop culture, desire, passion, and strong female characters.
- As bestas by Rodrigo Sorogoyen
Discover As bestas, a Spanish thriller by the film director Rodrigo Sorogoyen.
- Humour and mood
Estrella loves watching fun shows to have a good time.
- Medina Azahara
Nacho tells us about his next adventure filming a documentary about the life of Abderramán III in Medina Azahara.
- San Sebastián International Film Festival
Discover why San Sebastian's Film Festival is so famous in Spain!
- Shooting a movie in Latin America
Gema is looking for some locations in Latin America to start the shooting of her movie.
- Soap operas
Veronica tells us about her passion for "telenovelas".
- ¿Harás caso a todo lo que se dice? Coca-Cola Light advert
This advert for Coca-Cola Light can help you practise El Imperativo and El Futuro.
- El frotar se va a acabar
An old school Spanish advert for washing powder full of great grammar.
- Ads and memories
Bernardo talks about the impact commercials had on his childhood.
- Blanca Suárez: a Spanish actress
Learn about the famous Spanish actress Blanca Suárez
- Fast & Furious film
Mariana is a big fan of the famous film Fast & Furious.
- My mom's letter from heaven
Marta tells us about a movie she saw recently.
Arturo explains why he likes Netflix.
- Screenwriter Tips
Alberto gives us some advice to succeed as a screenwriter.
- The longest film in the world
Learn about the longest non-experimental film ever made.
- Trash TV
Do you spend time watching TV trash?
- Coco (movie trailer)
Step into the vibrant world of 'Coco', where music and family intertwine on the magical journey of Día de Muertos. This exercise can help you practise using the infinitive after prepositions, impersonal statements followed by the infinitive/subjunctive with que, and El Futuro Simple.
- A film review
Antonio makes us a review of a movie.
- A terrifying make-up artist
Do you agree that terrifying make-up is the key to a good horror movie?
Experience the magic of ice and adventure in 'Frozen'.
- Is it cake?
Learn about an amazing TV show on Netflix.
- One day on the radio
María is looking forward to participating in a radio session.
- Operation Nécora
Learn about one of the first and largest drug trafficking raids in Galicia.
- El desorden que dejas
View the trailer of the Netflix series is El desorden que dejas, known in English as "The Mess You Leave Behind". This C1 exercise can help you practise idiomatic expressions.
- Los antiguos viajes a la playa - Eva Hache
This reading and listening exercise is suitable for level C1 Spanish students because of the pace of speech and the number of idiomatic expressions.
- Los zumos - Eva Hache
This reading and listening exercise can help you practise idiomatic expressions with "ni" and "ya". It is suitable for level C1 Spanish students because of the pace of speech and the number of idiomatic expressions.
- Pase lo que pase, yo estoy a tu lado
Sometimes when things go wrong pizza is the only answer! Practise using ir + y to introduce something unexpected and sudden, special uses of the conjunction "que" and El Presente to make requests.
- SEMINCI: Semana Internacional de Cine de Valladolid
This week-long film festival held in Valladolid every year is considered by many as the most important festival for independent cinema.
- La Guerra de las Galaxias (B1)
Fill in the blanks with the right conjugation for each verb.
- Maxi Iglesias (A2)
Fill in the blanks with the right form of El Pretérito Indefinido. Pay attention to the hints!
- Javier Bardem y Penélope Cruz (B1)
Learn a bit about these two famous Spanish actors. Choose the right verb from the options given: saber or conocer
- Las telenovelas peruanas (A1)
Fill in the blanks with the right form of El Presente Progresivo. Some gerunds are irregular, see List of Spanish irregular gerunds/present participles of the form -yendo and List of Spanish irregular gerunds/present participles of the form -iendo. Pay attention to the hints!
- La Fortuna (B1)
Conjugate verbs in the pluperfect tense in Spanish (El Pluscuamperfecto de Indicativo). Pay attention to the hints!
- Conferencia de prensa (A2)
Fill in the gaps with the right question word. Pay attention to the hints!
- José Luis Garci (A1)
Test your Spanish regular adverbs with this fill-in-the-blanks exercise. Pay attention to the hints!
- José Sacristán (C1)
Fill in the blanks with the right relative pronoun. Be careful! Some pronouns also require a preposition. Pay attention to the hints!
- Un día de cine con Úrsula Corberó (B1)
A gapfill to practise asking questions with both with and without prepositions + qué/quién(es) in Spanish. Pay attention to the hints!
- Manolo Cardona y “¿Quién mató a Sara?” (B2)
Fill in the gaps with por or para. Pay attention to the hints!
- Viendo películas (A2)
Practise your Genres of movies in Spanish vocabulary with this fill-in-the-blanks exercise. Pay attention to the hints!