Language & Education
Topic specific Spanish practice exercises
The Spanish language isn't just about vocabulary and verb conjugations - there are regional variations, endless idiomatic expressions, and so much more to explore! Enhance your learning with these fascinating insights into Spanish language and education.
- A very interactive lesson with Kwiziq
Clara is using kwiziq for the first time and tells us about a lesson she is taking.
- Amelia Valcárcel
Learn about Amelia Valcárcel, a famous Spanish philosopher.
- Foreign languages at work
Susana tells us about the importance of knowing languages at work. In this exercise you'll practise El Presente, time expressions of frequency and the connectives "y", "pero" and "también".
- I speak Spanish and Quechua
Meet José Luis, an Ecuadorian who speaks two languages.
- I'm a citizen of the world
Meet Carmen, a woman who loves languages and international cultures.
- In a school in Guatemala
Jose tells us about his school in Guatemala.
- Me gusta vestir uniforme
Alma explains why she likes to wear her school uniform.
- Mi trending topic
Asier is learning how to create a trending topic.
- My life in Spain
Ashley tells us about her life in Spain.
- My school routine
Learn about Tamara's school routine.
- My Spanish blog
Discover Pedro's blog to learn Spanish.
- Studying Spanish in Argentina
Gabriel's dream is to become a language teacher.
- Un dibujo de la cara
Today at school, Iris's teacher asked her students to draw a face.
- Work or study?
Nacho needs to decide if he is going to study or work next year.
- ¿Por qué no has hecho los deberes?
Matilda reads her students a funny book of excuses for not doing your homework.
- A Spanish course in Bogota
Patrick tells us about his Spanish course in Colombia.
- Acertijo matemático
Nicolás is a maths teacher and is challenging his students with a riddle
- Co-official languages in Spain
Learn about other official languages in Spain.
- Día del maestro
Ricardo talks about what happened to him on Teachers' Day in Mexico.
- El hincha
Aitana explains the origin of the Spanish word "hincha".
- I'm disappointed
Benito tells us about his most recent disappointment.
Gabriela shares some guidelines about how to give your opinion in Spanish.
- Our Spanish teacher
Peter describes his new Spanish teacher.
Elisabeth is studying for her PhD in Salamanca.
- Sol es nombre de chica
Antonio tell us about the girl's name Sol.
- Todo preparado
Telmo has everything ready for his first day of school tomorrow.
- Mejorando mi español con Kwiziq
This A2 exercise can help you practise El Pretérito Perfecto and indefinite pronouns.
- Razones por las que aprender español
We know you are already converted and know hundreds of reasons why learning Spanish is the way to go! But read on, just in case you need some extra incentives! This exercise can help you practise indirect object pronouns, indirect object pronouns and using indefinite pronouns.
- Consejos para profesores
Marisa has some teachers tips for a succesful year.
- Hogar viene de hoguera
Olivia explains the link between the word for fireplace and home.
- La universidad de los mares
Mateo tells us about the international educational project that Cádiz University is coordinating.
- Languages in Honduras
Learn about the different languages that exist in Honduras.
Mario tells us about the origin of the name Panama.
- Public examinations
Roberto dreams about becoming a firefighter.
- The difficulties of Spanish
Peter reflects on his biggest difficulties when learning Spanish.
- University of Panama
Amanda's dream is to study at University of Panama.
- Aulas virtuales
This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Futuro Simple, El Condicional Simple and some expressions followed by El Subjuntivo.
- Hasta el cuarenta de mayo no te quites el sayo
Discover the meaning of this Spanish saying.
- Mi asistente
Here’s a teacher who’s a big fan of Kwiziq! This exercise can help you practise the importance of written accents in Spanish and relative pronouns.
- A change of career
Discover Vanessa's career plans.
- Apology letter to a client
Learn how to write a formal letter of apology in Spanish.
- Este año iré en ruta escolar
Sonia is happy because she convinced her parents to allow her to take the school bus every day.
- Expresiones con colores
Laila explains some Spanish expressions that feature colours.
- How much do you know about Panama?
Take part in this amazing contest about Panama.
- How to get ready for the DELE
Get some useful tips to take the DELE exam.
- La farándula
Leopoldo talks about the word for show business in Spanish.
- La señora de Marbella
Paco teaches Spanish to an eccentric English lady.
- Método Montessori
Federico tells us about the Montessori Method.
- Mujeres y universidades
Octavio is surprised to learn when Spanish women were allowed to study at university.
- Perros al colegio
Gonzalo recommend a school for dogs.
- Reciclar, un juego de niños
Amanda invites us to reflect on the importance of educating children about recycling by taking action.
- Rodolfo Kusch and philosophical Americanism
Learn about Rodolfo Kusch and his philosophy.
- Saber disculparse
Aitor teaches us Spanish ways of apologising.
- The future of inclusive education
Ester is a teacher and is passionate aboutinclusive education.
- Un lugar de acogida
Sergio believes that schools must become welcoming places of belonging and community.
- Día Internacional de la lengua materna
Practise relative pronouns while learning about International Mother Tongue Day.
- Guillermo, el trapecista de circo
Enjoy a night out at the circus and meet Guillermo, a talented young trapeze artist! This B2 exercise can help you learn Spanish idiomatic expressions using the word boca, practise past tenses generally, pronominal verbs, and subordinate clauses with El Imperfecto de Subjuntivo.
- La vuelta al cole
This exercise can help you practise clauses using El inidicativo and El subjuntivo.
- La vuelta al cole con Kwiziq
Let's catch up with Laura, the American studying to be a doctor whom we met for the first time in "Mejorando mi español con Kwiziq" (A2). This exercise can help you practise "cuando" with past tenses, "seguir/continuar" + gerund and pronominal verbs.
- Mi príncipe azul
This B2 exercise can help you practise idioms related to colours and also has instances of the letter d being omitted in colloquial Spanish.
- Ojos que no ven, corazón que no siente
B2 Spanish interactive reading article
- Refranes de Octubre
Discover a few Spanish proverbs and sayings about autumn in this bilingual reader.
- Una sorpresa inesperada
This reading and listening exercise can help you practise false friends.
- Castile comes from 'castle'
Learn about the etymological origin of the word 'Castile'.
- How to become an au pair
Are you looking for a host family to do some au pair work while improving a foreign language?
- José Ortega y Gasset
Learn about Ortega y Gasset and his philosophy.
- PISA report: Spain
Carlos, headmaster of a Spanish school, shares his thoughts about the latest PISA report.
- ¡Está como una cabra!
This C1 reading and listening exercise can help you practise idioms with animals.
- ¡Somos la leche!
What if your best friend was also your sibling? This C1 exercise can help you practise idioms related to food.
- Cómo distinguir acentos y expresiones de distintos países de Centroamérica
Could you identify which Central American country someone came from just from their accent? Watch this video to discover what the giveaway clues for each country are! This C1 exercise can help you practise Latin American colloquial expressions, pronominal verbs, relative pronouns, use of the dieresis in Spanish, omission of the letter d in colloquial spoken Spanish, Latin America Spanish generally.
- Diferentes formas de llamar a la comida
Discover just a few of the many foodstuffs that have different names depending on which country you are from! This B2 exercise can help you practise the differences in food vocabulary between different Spanish-speaking countries, the use of cualquier, the position of pronouns, impersonal sentences with se, the passive se and the use of the apóstrofo.
- El español en Filipinas
This reading and listening exercise can help you practise the passive voice, El Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto de Subjuntivo and using cuyo, cuya, cuyos, cuyas.
- Signos de interrogación y de exclamación
¿Have you ever wondered about the upside-down punctuation marks used in Spanish? ¡Watch this video and read the transcript to learn more! This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Pretérito Indefinido, El Pretérito Imperfecto, forming the imperative for usted/ustedes/nosotros/nosotras, time clauses.
- Un mal amigo
What would you do if you discovered your best friend was deceiving you? This C1 reading and listening exercise can help you practise idioms with the word mano.
Watch this video and read the transcript to understand more about the unique way Argentinos and Uruguayos pronounce the letters "y" and "ll".
- Refranes de febrero (A2)
Fill in the gaps with either the definite or the indefinite article.
- En abril aguas mil (A2)
Fill in the gaps with the right form of El Presente.
- Una carta importante (A2)
Choose either por or para to complete the text.
- Día Internacional de las Bibliotecas (A1)
Fill in the blanks with the right form of El Presente. Pay attention to the hints!
- ¡Me encanta ser profesora digital! (B1)
Fill in the blank with the correct form of El Futuro Simple.
- Mi examen de conducir (A1)
Fill in the blanks with the right form of El Presente.
- Consejos para elegir una buena universidad (B2)
In need of tips to choose a good university? Fill in the blanks with the right form of El Subjuntivo.
- ¡Me he dejado la cabeza en casa! (pronominal verbs) (B2)
Fill in the blanks with the right verb. Pay attention to the hints!
- Mis asignaturas del curso (A1)
Fill in the gaps with the right form of El Presente. Pay attention to the hints!
- Los sabios consejos de Kwizbot (B2)
Read Kwizbot’s tips and complete the gaps (1st and 2nd conditional sentences) with the right tense. Pay attention to the hints!
- El año que viene en Veracruz (B1)
Practise the use of the present subjunctive vs the present indicative by choosing the right one in this gapfill. Pay attention to the hints!
- ¡Empiezan las clases! (A2)
Fill in the blanks with the right back-to-school vocabulary from this list: "Back-to-school" vocabulary in Spanish Pay attention to the hints!
- Rellenando un formulario (A1)
Fill in the blanks with the right word related to personal details from this list: "Giving my personal details" vocabulary in Spanish. Pay attention to the hints!
- La semana de Nuria (A1)
Nuria has a busy week ahead. Test your Days of the week vocabulary in Spanish with this fill-in-the-blanks exercise. Pay attention to the hints!