Spanish Listening Practice

Audio articles and dictados (dictation exercises)

Practice your Spanish listening skills with our vast selection of Spanish audio articles and listening (dictation) challenges organised by level. Test your listening skills with interactive Spanish exercises that include translations and free grammar and vocabulary lessons related to the subject. Also in this set you will find challenges that include our interactive reader to practice Spanish listening and reading skills at the same time.

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  • A1: Beginner Spanish listening exercises

  • AVE Madrid - Sevilla
    Eliseo is taking the high-speed AVE train to Seville.
  • Azulejos
    Clara wants to decorate her house with Spanish tiles.
  • Bailar, bailar, bailar
    Sol tells us why she loves dancing salsa.
  • Bajo el muérdago
    Cristina is at a New Year's party waiting to be kissed by a handsome guy under the mistletoe.
  • Banca online
    Rita talks about online banking.
  • Barra
    Marilia describes her favourite beach.
  • Belleza
    Sergio is learning adjetives related to beauty.
  • Calendario de adviento Free Bilingual reader
    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Presente, the verb gustar plus the gender and number of nouns.
  • Catador de helados
    Violeta talks about her ice-cream business.
  • Chema Madoz
    Alma tells us about her favourite photographer.
  • Chocolate con churros
    Araceli tells us about the hispanic tradition of chocolate con churros.
  • Consultorio de libros Free Bilingual reader
    There’s a website, Te receto un libro, where you can consult an expert who “prescribes” the book that suits you best. This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Presente and El Futuro Próximo.
  • Deportes electrónicos
    Gerardo explains what e-sports are.
  • Descenso del Sella
    Alberto tells us about the great summer sport event "Descent of the Sella" in Asturias.
  • Edurne Pasaban
    Andrea is a passionate about mountaineering and tells us about her heroine Edurne Pasaban.
  • El abrigo
    Jacinta wants to buy a new coat for winter.
  • El camionero
    Ramón tells us about his life as a truck driver.
  • El crucero
    Antonio tells us about the cruise he is about to go on with his family.
  • En el aeropuerto
    Pablo is at the airport ready to take his flight to Cuba.
  • En el vacío
    Luna describes her feelings as she jumps out a plane with a parachute for the first time.
  • España es lider mundial en transplante de órganos.
    Ramón tells us about the Spain's success in organ donation and transplantation.
  • Españoles por el mundo
    Raquel tells us about her favourite TV show, which is about Spaniards living in other countries.
  • Familias interculturales
    Sandra talks about her unusual but happy family as an example of cultural inclusion.
  • Feria del Libro de Madrid
    Gonzalo tells us about the Madrid Book Fair, which he goes to every year with his father.
  • Feria del pulpo
    Miguel tells us about the Octopus Festival in Galicia, Spain.
  • Finisterre
    Maite is walking the Camino de Santiago and today will arrive at Cape Finisterre which according to legend is the end of the world.
  • Inma y su familia Free
    Inma gives us brief description of herself and her family.
  • Jirafas
    Hector recounts some interesting facts about giraffes.
  • La Feria de las flores de Medellín
    Yaiza describes the wonderful Medellín Flower Festival.
  • La búsqueda del tesoro
    Alberto tells us about the corporate team-building event that his company is organising.
  • La rana y la calavera
    Begoña tells us about the legend of the frog and skull hiding in the facade of Salamanca University.
  • La vendimia
    Tina tells us about the grape harvest festival in Spain.
  • La verbena de la Paloma
    Arnaldo is attending a zarzuela with his brother called "La verbena de la Paloma".
  • Las bodegas de Marqués de Riscal
    Alfonso is at the Marqués de Riscal vineyard, he is very impressed by the beauty of the Frank Gehry designed building.
  • Las noches del hipódromo Free Bilingual reader
    A1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Las posadas
    Learn about the Christmas tradition of "Las posadas".
  • Llega la primavera
    Bárbara tells us what happens when spring arrives and why she likes it so much.
  • Los niños son el futuro del planeta
    Susana explains how family and school can teach environmentally-friendly behaviour so that children can save the planet.
  • Me gusta el verano
    José explains why he likes the summer.
  • Me gusta ir al médico
    Genaro explains why he likes going to the doctor.
  • Me gusta vivir en Valencia (1)
    Gabriel tells us why he likes living in Valencia.
  • Me gusta vivir en Valencia (2)
    Gabriel continues telling us why he likes living in Valencia.
  • Mercadillo de Navidad
    Javi is at the busy Plaza Mayor Christmas market to buy figurines for his nativity and decorations for his Christmas tree.
  • Mi cafetería favorita
    Lara tells us about her favourite coffee shop.
  • Mi madre
    Carmen describes her mother.
  • Mis abuelos
    Martina spends a lot of time with her grandparents.
  • Oscar Mariné
    Anabel tells us about her favourite graphic designer.
  • Piratas informáticos
    Teresa talks about "hackers" - modern-day pirates.
  • Platería argentina
    Itziar is learning about the silver tradition in Argentina.
  • Preparando la noche de Reyes
    Jaime describes how his family is getting ready to welcome the Three Wise Men.
  • Profesión: médico
    Jaime tells us about being a doctor.
  • Quiero dar la vuelta al mundo en bicicleta Free
    Cesar tells us that his dream is to cycle around the world and he plans to make his dream come true very soon.
  • Rafael Moneo
    Javier introduces us the internationally-renowned Spanish architect Rafael Moneo.
  • Rafael Nadal
    A short introduction to the Spanish tennis player Rafa Nadal.
  • Salón internacional de la moda flamenca SIMOF
    Encarna tells us about SIMOF, the flamenco fashion week which she will attend this year.
  • Sofía de Grecia y Dinamarca
    María tells us about the Spanish queen mother.
  • South Summit
    Blanca encourages Spanish and Latin American entrepreneurs to attend South Summit events.
  • Taza de agua y rosa
    Fabilola is contemplating a stunning masterpiece by Zurbarán.
  • Tic y Toc
    Maite has pet ducks.
  • Torrijas
    Ceferino explains how to cook torrijas.
  • Transvulcania
    Ignacio tells us about the Transvulcania ultramarathon, that takes place on the island of La Palma
  • Un trabajo lujoso
    Eliseo explains why his job is a luxury.
  • Una vida nueva 1 Free Bilingual reader
    Part 1 of a series. Practise El Presente with Ángela who is about to start a new life in Madrid far away from her family and her rather useless boyfriend.
  • Una vida nueva 2 Free Bilingual reader
    Here's part 2 of our series about Ángela. She's moved to Madrid and seems to be finding her feet.
  • Una vida nueva 3 Free Bilingual reader
    Here’s part 3 of our series about Ángela. Last week we learned that her boyfriend is not replying to her calls. But maybe there’s someone else out there looking for someone just like her?
  • Una vida nueva 4 Free Bilingual reader
    Here’s part 4 of our series about Ángela. This exercise can help you practise El Presente plus the gender and number of nouns.
  • Una vida nueva 5 Free Bilingual reader
    Here's the last part of our 5-part series about Ángela.
  • Vida en los Andes Free Bilingual reader
    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Presente and possessive adjectives.
  • Vitamina C
    Claudia talks about the importance of taking vitamin C in winter.
  • Yo me cuido
    Flavia tells us how she gets her wellness.
  • Youtuber
    Pepe's father talks about how his son is a millionaire youtuber at just 8 years old.
  • A2: Lower Intermediate Spanish listening exercises

  • Las brujas de Zugarramurdi
    Yago tells us about the witches of Zugarramurdi.
  • Aceite Carbonell
    Paco talks to us about the world's best-selling olive oil brand.
  • Acertijo matemático
    Nicolás is a maths teacher and is challenging his students with a riddle
  • Aguas de marzo Free Bilingual reader
    Listen to the Spanish-language version of a song originally written by the Brazilian Tom Jobim.
  • Amor en Instagram
    Fernando tells us how a couple have become rich and popular by posting their love, life and travels on Instagram.
  • Arquitectura que sana
    Clara attended an architectural workshop to learn how to design hospitals that help in the healing process.
  • Barrios coloridos
    Rafael tells us about his cousin's a tour of colourful Spanish neighbourhoods.
  • Belle Époque
    Catalina tells us about the film "Belle Époque" that her cousin recommended.
  • Bomberas y paramédicas
    A firewoman and a female paramedic went to Julieta's school to give a talk to the students.
  • Carbón
    Estrella describes how she received a sweet surprise on her 5th Epiphany.
  • Casa ordenada vida feliz Free
    Consuelo tells us how hiring a professional home organizer has changed her life.
  • Chirigotas
    Estrella explains what a "chirigota" is.
  • Club de lectura
    Miguel explains how belonging to a book club has lead him to love reading even more.
  • Cristóbal Balenciaga
    Last month Luis visited the exhibition of Cristobal Balenciaga, the famous Spanish fashion designer, at the V&A Museum in London.
  • Cuentopía
    Paco has discovered a website that publishes stories that teach children about human values.
  • Cuentos para no dormir
    Vicente remembers the Halloween nights when his father would recount scary stories to the whole family.
  • Cómo escribir un correo electronico formal Free Bilingual reader
    Read and listen to this text describing how to write a formal email.
  • De ruta con las chicas
    Araceli tells us about her wonderful all-girl road trip through the white villages of Andalusia.
  • Día del maestro
    Ricardo talks about what happened to him on Teachers' Day in Mexico.
  • Día mundial de los océanos
    Enrique tells us about World Oceans Day.
  • El acueducto de Segovia
    Julia explains how Segovia's aqueduct is a very important roman monument in Spain, and a symbol for the city of Segovia.
  • El cochinillo de Cándido
    Joaquin tells us about his lunch at Cándido's Restaurant.
  • El cuarto al revés
    Venancio tells us a funny anecdote.
  • El dios maya de la lluvia
    Jose describes the Mayan god of rain.
  • El frotar se va a acabar Free Bilingual reader
    An old school Spanish advert for washing powder full of great grammar.
  • El horóscopo Maya
    Desiré introduces us to the Mayan horoscope.
  • En los brazos de Morfeo
    Vera explains the saying "To be in the arms of Morpheus" to her students when they visit the National Sculpture Museum of Valladolid.
  • En teleférico por Chicamocha
    Alba tell us about her adventure taking the cable car in Chicamocha.
  • En un festival de música Free Bilingual reader
    A2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Esperando el autobús
    Violeta has missed the bus and is worried about running late while she waits for the next one.
  • Festival Internacional de Teatro Clásico de Mérida
    Beatriz tells us about the Classical Theatre Festival in Mérida (Spain).
  • Fiesta del olivo Free
    María José tells us about the Olive Festival celebration in Mora, Toledo.
  • Flamenco
    Candela talks about the origin of flamenco.
  • Floriografía
    Asunta is learning about flower arranging and she tells us about the amazing floriography session they studied in class.
  • Frikitrip
    Abel tells us about an awesome online agency that organises themed trips and events for TV series and movies freaks.
  • Fundación También
    Mafalda tells us about the origins of the También Foundation.
  • Haciendo la compra a mis mayores Free Bilingual reader
    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Pretérito Perfecto.
  • Huesos dulces
    Huesos de Santo are marzipan pastries traditionally eaten in Spain on All Saints' Day.
  • Isabel la Católica
    Manolo tells us about one of the most important Spanish queens.
  • Julieta, a film by Pedro Almodóvar Free Bilingual reader
    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.
  • Kathrine Switzer
    Marta tell us about the first woman in history run in a marathon.
  • La Dama de Elche
    Claudia tells us about the masterpiece she discovered during her visit to the Museo Arqueológico Nacional in Madrid.
  • La Roja baila Free Bilingual reader
    This reading and listening exercise is based on a song by the Spanish national football team.
  • La amiga imaginaria
    Belén recounts the strange story of Estefania's imaginary friend.
  • La brújula
    Aurelio tells us about the discovery of the compass.
  • La cascada de Firgas
    Flora tells us about the Firgas waterfall.
  • La castañera
    Nati tells us about the traditional female roast chestnut sellers seen in many Spanish towns.
  • La cuesta de enero Free Bilingual reader
    The new year is here and with it annual price hikes. Learn about the uphill struggle known as "La cuesta de enero" with this A2 reading and listening exercise.
  • La granja escuela
    Gloria tells us about her children's adventure at the farm school.
  • La historia del ceviche Free Bilingual reader
    A2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • La jeringuilla
    Pepe explains what a syringe is.
  • La joyería
    Amanda tells us about the success her jewelry shop had last year with special gifts for Valentine's day.
  • La noche de las velas de Pedraza Free Bilingual reader
    Visit this picturesque Segovian village by candlelight and practise El Pretérito Indefinido and El Pretérito Imperfecto.
  • Las tunas en el día de la Inmaculada Free Bilingual reader
    This reading and listening exercise is about the Spanish tradition of Las Tunas.
  • Los Churriguera
    Amanda describes the Churriguera family.
  • Los beneficios del coaching
    Darío shows us the benefits of coaching in daily life.
  • Los novios 5: final feliz Free Bilingual reader
    After all they've been through, find out how it all turns our for Susana and Alfredo while you practise past tenses.
  • Madre de día
    Berta tells us about her profession.
  • Martes y Trece - supersticiones Free Bilingual reader
    This exercise is about superstitions in Spain.
  • Meditación
    Miguel talks about meditation as source of wellbeing.
  • Mi día en Ecuador Free Bilingual reader
    Spend a day in Ecuador while practising regular and stem-changing verbs in El Presente, telling time, using para for purpose and the gender of nouns that don't end in -o or -a.
  • Mi experiencia frente a un cuadro de Sorolla Free
    While escaping a rather dull event, Sergio discovered a wonderful painting by the artist Sorolla.
  • Mi hermana Free Bilingual reader
    Practise muy vs mucho, plus using tener and ser to describe people.
  • Museo Vasco del Ferrocarril
    Héctor has taken his students to visit the Basque Railway Museum.
  • No está lejos Free Bilingual reader
    Have you ever visited the Spanish city of Zaragoza? Practise directions and prepositions like desde/de/hasta/a for "from/to".
  • No tengo miedo - Halloween song Free Bilingual reader
    It's Halloween! How about practising your Spanish with this cute song?
  • Nuestra gran aventura de verano 1 Free Bilingual reader
    Meet Marian and Tania who are celebrating the end of exams by taking a break in the village of Tania's grandparents. Part 1 of a series.
  • Orgullosa de mis hijos Free Bilingual reader
    Here's a short vignette narrated by a mother about her two sons.
  • Papamoscas
    Guillermo is captivated by the fly-catcher in the cathedral of Burgos.
  • Papá cuéntame un cuento
    Lucía remembers her childhood when her father told her bedtime stories.
  • Parkour en Madrid
    Zacarías explains the origins of parkour.
  • Platero y yo
    Clara tells us about the book that her father used to read to her at bedtime.
  • Procesión del silencio de Zamora
    Aitor tells us about his breathtaking experience at the Parade of Silence in Zamora.
  • Rabinal Achí
    Magdalena tells us about "Rabinal Achí", one of the first prehispanic theater pieces from before America was discovered.
  • Ramón Massats
    Fátima describes the photographer Ramón Massats.
  • Ramón y Cajal
    A short description of Santiago Ramón y Cajal, the first Spanish Nobel prize for science winner.
  • Real Fábrica de Cristales y Vidrio
    Ezequiel talks about his educational visit to the Royal Glass Factory in Segovia.
  • Recibir al nuevo año en el aire
    Marcos recounts his unusual New Year's Eve celebration.
  • Ruta por Asturias (1)
    Gerardo tells us about his trip around Asturias with his brother.
  • Ruta por Asturias (2)
    Gerardo tells us about his trip around Asturias with his brother.
  • Ser perro durante la pandemia Free Bilingual reader
    A2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Sevilla inspira
    Macarena explains how her city, Seville, has been the inspiration for not only flamenco music but also really famous operas.
  • Song "Mediterráneo" by Ana Belén and Joan Manuel Serrat Free Bilingual reader
    This reading and listening exercise is based on the lyrics of the Spanish song Mediterráneo written by singer-songwriter Joan Manuel Serrat.
  • Sonrisas mágicas
    Hernando tells us about an NGO called Aladina that aims to bring smiles to the faces of child patients at the Nino Jesus Hospital.
  • Súbeme la radio - Enrique Iglesias Free Bilingual reader
    This reading and listening exercise is based on the song Súbeme La Radio by Enrique Iglesias. It can help you practise El Imperative and El Presente.
  • Tarde de Roscón de Reyes
    Valentina tells us how she and her family traditionally spend the 6th of January.
  • Teide
    Carlos tells us about the legend of the highest mountain in Spain: the Teide.
  • Tetris
    Anabel tells us about her favourite graphic designer.
  • Trabajar en un café
    Samuel is trying to convince his colleague that instead of going to the office they should work from a new coffee shop.
  • Una finca autosostenible
    Paloma talks about her family farm.
  • Una idea para tallar tu calabaza
    Palmira has an idea for how to design the most creative Halloween pumpkin.
  • Una semana divertida Free
    Adela tells us about all the fun things she did with her best friend this week.
  • ¡A comer! Free Bilingual reader
    Learn how to make a Spanish potato omelette: una tortilla de patata.
  • ¿A qué jugabas de pequeño?
    Gorka tells us about his favourite childhood game.
  • ¿Quién vendrá al evento?
    Mercedes works for a charity that is organising a special event next spring.
  • ¿Te gusta la televisión? Free Bilingual reader
    A2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • ¿Y a ti qué te ha dejado Santa? Free Bilingual reader
    It's Christmas morning! Our gift to you is this reading and listening exercise that can help you practise El Pretérito Perfecto and El Imperfecto Progresivo.
  • B1: Intermediate Spanish listening exercises

  • 23-F: Coup d'Etat in Spain Free Bilingual reader
    This exercise is based on events that occurred on 23 February 1981, when Lieutenant-Colonel Tejero led 200 civil guards in a coup d'État against the recently-formed Spanish democracy.
  • Adivina a qué me dedico
    Eliseo wants us to guess his profession.
  • Algo inesperado Free Bilingual reader
    Have an unexpected encounter on the beach while practising El Imperfecto and El Indefinido and introduces El Pluscuamperfecto.
  • Amor en urgencias
    Alba tells us about her hospital love story.
  • Buceando en Isla de Coco, Costa Rica
    Noelia is getting ready to go diving for first time in the Pacific ocean.
  • Campana sobre campana Free Bilingual reader
    The Christmas bells are ringing with this B1 reading and listening exercise that can help you practise the position of pronouns, diminutives and written accents.
  • Carnaval de Puno
    Juan is excited about his trip to Perú to attend the Puno Carnival.
  • Carolina Marín la leyenda del bádminton español
    A brief introduction to Carolina Marín.
  • Cazando huevos
    Andrea cannot wait to enjoy Easter Sunday.
  • Celebrando Acción de Gracias Free Bilingual reader
    B1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Centro Canalejas
    Raquel tells us about the luxury project "Centro Canalejas".
  • Cerezos en Flor
    Blanca tells us about the Cherry Blossom Festival in the Jerte Valley in Cáceres (Spain).
  • Cibernético
    Germán is concerned he has turned himself into a prisoner because he does everything on the internet from home.
  • Cocido madrileño
    Emiliano describes the famous winter dish from Madrid, the "cocido madrileño".
  • Confundida Free Bilingual reader
    What advice would you give Sonia if you were her best friend Lidia? This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Pretérito Perfecto for events in the past with no mention of specific date and experiences in life.
  • Cotilleando Free Bilingual reader
    This exercise can help you practise how to use gustar to say you find someone attractive.
  • Cómo hacer un presupuesto para tu pequeña empresa Free Bilingual reader
    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Futuro Simple and El Condicional Simple.
  • Don Juan Tenorio
    Amaya explains why everyone in Spain goes to the theatre to watch "Don Juan Tenorio" on the first of November.
  • Día Internacional de las Montañas Free Bilingual reader
    Find out why mountains are so important with this reading and listening exercise that can help you practise El Presente, El Imperativo and the position of pronouns after gerunds.
  • El Día de Muertos Free Bilingual reader
    The Mexican celebration of El Día de Muertos (the Day of the Dead) actually lasts more than one day as it is celebrated on el Día de Todos los Santos (All Saints' Day) and el Día de los Fieles Difuntos (All Souls' Day), 1 and 2 November respectively.
  • El Gordo de Navidad Free Bilingual reader
    This is about the Spanish Christmas tradition of playing the lottery known as El Gordo.
  • El Transcantábrico
    Berta is excited about her upcoming romantic getaway on the Transcantábrico.
  • El clásico Free Bilingual reader
    This discussion of the traditional rivalry that exists between the Real Madrid and Barcelona football teams can help you practise comparatives and superlatives.
  • Espacios cotrabajo
    Fermín can't wait to move his company to a co-working space to develop and improve his business.
  • España, un país seguro
    Azucena is surprised at how safe Spain is.
  • Festival internacional de teatro clásico de Almagro
    Sol works for the Almagro International Classical Theater Festival, and will be on a radio show tomorrow to promote it.
  • Gallegos
    Santiago tells us about how the Galicians emigrated to Argentina.
  • Granizado de sandía Free Bilingual reader
    Learn how to make a very refreshing drink and practise the position of pronouns in commands.
  • Hacer amigos en una ciudad nueva
    Pepe is moving to Lima and he doesn't know anybody there, so he is thinking about ways to make friends.
  • Hasta el cuarenta de mayo no te quites el sayo Free Bilingual reader
    Discover the meaning of this Spanish saying.
    Carlos spent his summer holidays in a hotel in Cádiz which is a pioneer in disabled inclusion among its staff.
  • Inditex Free
    A look at the Spanish multinational clothing company whose HQ is in Galicia.
  • Isabel de Farnesio
    Alicia is giving a conference about Elisabeth Farnese.
  • La Casa de Bernarda Alba Free Bilingual reader
    Federico Garcí­a Lorca is probably Spain's most famous modern poet and playwright. La Casa de Bernarda Alba is one of his most well-known plays.
  • La Feria de Abril Free Bilingual reader
    This exercise is about the Spanish festival La Feria de Abril.
  • La Llorona
    Tomás tells us about one of the most popular folk tales in Latin America: "La Llorona".
  • La Pedrera Free Bilingual reader
    Join us on a very special trip to Barcelona to visit the incredible works of architect Antoní Gaudí. This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Futuro Simple.
  • La lotería
    Practise El Concicional simple (conditional tense) with Almudena explaining what she would do if she won the lottery.
  • La pradera de San Isidro Free Bilingual reader
    B1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • La universidad de los mares
    Mateo tells us about the international educational project that Cádiz University is coordinating.
  • Las Cruces de Mayo
    Antonio is excied about his trip to the Crosses of May Festival.
  • Las Doce Uvas Free Bilingual reader
    Are you familiar with the Spanish New Year's tradition of eating twelve grapes at midnight?
  • Las Fallas de Valencia Free Bilingual reader
    The Spanish festival Las Fallas de Valencia lasts for 5 days in March.
  • Las Meninas
    Dorotea is going to meet her friend Catalina at the Prado Museum tomorrow, to discover the secrets of the Velazquez painting "Las Meninas".
  • Las Zambombas de Jerez
    Ursula describes the hand drum celebration in Jerez.
  • Las flores
    Amalia spots her boyfriend at the florist and wonders if the flowers that he is buying are for her.
  • Las hogueras de San Juan Free Bilingual reader
    It's officially summertime! In Spain (and many other countries) because the solstice and the feast day of Saint John the Baptist are so close, the eve of Saint John's is celebrated as the start of summer.
  • Las vidrieras de León
    Almudena tells us about the wonderful stained glass in the cathedral of León.
  • Leyendo el horóscopo
    Juan tells us why he reads his horoscope.
  • Los Novios 1: Susana y Alfredo Free Bilingual reader
    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise the subjunctive.
  • Los beneficios del contacto con la naturaleza
    Francisco talks to us about the benefits of having contact with nature.
  • Los mayores tienen mucho que ofrecer
    Jacobo encourages us to support intergenerational programs to improve society.
  • Los novios... ¿Me caso con Alfredo o no? (Part 1 of 2) Free
    Susana is under pressure to marry her boyfriend, Alfredo, but should she?
  • Los novios... ¿Me caso con Alfredo o no? (Part 2 of 2)
    Susana continues considering whether to marry Alfredo.
  • Los pueblos más bonitos de España
    Damián's village will be participating in the contest for most beautiful village in Spain.
  • Mascotas en el mundo
    Isaac is surprised after reading a report about pets around the world.
  • Medina Azahara
    Nacho tells us about his next adventure filming a documentary about the life of Abderramán III in Medina Azahara.
  • Mi handbike y yo
    María tells us how "handcycling" has changed her life.
  • Mi vida es un hashtag
    Roberto explains why hashtags are so important in his life.
  • Micoturismo en Soria
    Rosario tells us about her plan to go to mushroom picking in Soria.
  • Málaga: boquerones y Picasso.
    Tatiana is dreaming about going on holiday to Málaga.
  • Niños viajeros
    Paco describes why travelling has many benefits for children.
  • Nuestra gran aventura de verano 2 Free Bilingual reader
    B1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Nuestra gran aventura de verano 3 Free Bilingual reader
    B1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Nuestra gran aventura de verano 4 Free Bilingual reader
    B1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Nuestra gran aventura de verano 5 Free Bilingual reader
    B1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Otoño, octubre Free Bilingual reader
    This reading and listening exercise is based on a song by Spanish singer-songwriter Manuel Carrasco.
  • Paisajismo
    Rodolfo is excited and a bit nervous because is going to interview the popular Spanish landscape designer about the Flynn vila.
  • Perdida
    Belén is lost on her way to the Prado Museum and so has to ask for directions!
  • Petrona Viera
    Carmen is enjoying the Petrona Viera paintings at the National Museum of Visual Arts of Uruguay.
  • PhotoEspaña Free
    Vicente explains what PhotoEspaña is.
  • Playa de los Muertos
    Cesar goes Almería every summer.
  • Poliamor
    Carolina finds a solution to the problems in her love life.
  • Pongamos el belén
    Elisa is in a rush to set up the nativity with her family and tells us how she would like the display to look.
  • Primavera Sound
    Ismael is excited because he got tickets for the Barcelona Primavera Sound Festival.
  • Psicología de los colores
    Mar is excited about the marketing course that she will be starting next week.
  • Queridos Reyes Magos Free Bilingual reader
    This is about the Spanish tradition of the Three Kings - Los Reyes Magos.
  • Quevedo
    Oscar finds out who Quevedo was while travelling to dinner by metro.
  • Rafting en el rio Miño
    Andrea and her friends are going rafting in Galicia to celebrate Paula's hen (bachelorette) party.
  • Ratoncito Pérez
    Tamara's first tooth has fallen out and now she is waiting for El Ratoncito Pérez to come to collect her tooth in exchange for a wonderful surprise.
  • Recibir el año nuevo
    Juan wants to try different Latinamerican traditions to welcome the New Year.
  • Rosas para mi abuela
    Pedro explains all the wonderful things that his grandmother will do with the roses that he will offer her tomorrow.
  • San Silvestre Vallecana
    Sol and her family participate in a run every New Year's Eve called the San Silvestre Vallecana race.
  • Semana de la Moda Madrid Free Bilingual reader
    The end of January sees the arrival of Madrid’s Fashion Week. This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Futuro Simple.
  • Sevillanas de Nochebuena Free Bilingual reader
    Listen to this Sevillana-style song that incorporates the lyrics to a couple of more traditional Spanish Christmas carols.
  • Sigue tus sueños
    Alejandra advises her brother to follow his dreams in order to be happy in life.
  • Song "La vida es un carnaval" by Lucrecia Free Bilingual reader
    This reading and listening exercise is based on the lyrics of the Spanish song La vida es un carnaval sung by Lucrecia.
  • Stendhal
    Ricardo tells us about the strange reaction he had upon contemplanting the beauty of the Alhambra.
  • Talasoterapia
    Ana plans to pampering herself at a thalassotherapy center.
  • Tarjetas de crédito
    Paco has too many credit cards, but his wife has a solution.
  • Teatro
    Tomorrow Gloria will be attending a special theatre course to improve both her professional skills and her self-awareness.
  • Teatro Real de Madrid
    Amancio is excited about spending a day at the opera.
  • Telenovelas
    Veronica tells us about her passion for "telenovelas".
  • Tener un hijo, plantar un árbol y escribir un libro.
    Eva wants to acheive these three things to have a full life: "have a baby, plant a tree and write a book". She will give birth in one week and plant a tree next month.
  • Toro: Románico y vinos
    Juanjo is looking forward to surprising his father with a trip around the Toro region to visit romanesque art and Ribera del Duero vineyards.
  • Torrijas Free Bilingual reader
    Make these traditional Easter treats and practise El Subjuntivo and El Imperativo.
  • Trabajando en festivo
    Juanjo describes how there are many professions who have to work on New Year's Eve.
  • Un día en el zoológico
    Palmira is excited about her upcoming visit to Cali zoo.
  • Verano en Guatemala
    Delia tells us how she will spend her summer vacation as a volunteer doctor in Guatemala.
  • Vivir en pocos metros
    Carlos tells us about the advantages of living in a small apartment.
  • Y tú, ¿por qué corres ?
    Amelia is a professional runner. In an interview she is being asked: why do you run?
  • ¡HOLA!
    Sandra cannot wait to know who this week's ¡HOLA! exclusive is about.
  • ¡Que calor!
    Carmela is suffering because of the hot weather and is thinking of ways to beat the heat.
  • ¿Cómo será mi compañero de piso nuevo?
    Rocio is wondering what her new flatmate [US: roommate] will be like.
  • ¿Harás caso a todo lo que se dice? Coca-Cola Light advert Free Bilingual reader
    This advert for Coca-Cola Light can help you practise El Imperativo and El Futuro.
  • ¿Hotel o Airbnb?
    Marisa and her friends are thinking about going on a trip to Zaragoza and need to decide where to stay.
  • ¿Playa o montaña?
    Olivia has find the perfect summer destination that means not choosing between the beach and going to the mountains.
  • ¿Quién es tu héroe favorito?
    Felipe talks about his favourite hero.
  • ¿Quién inventó las fuentes?
    Beltrán explains the history of fountains.
  • ¿Qué harías en Bilbao? Free Bilingual reader
    Learn about the delights of the Basque city of Bilbao while practising El Condicional.
  • ¿Sabes como será la ciudad del futuro?
    There are some ideas about what the city of the future will be like.
  • ¿Sabías cuál es el origen del turrón? Free Bilingual reader
    Discover the traditional Spanish Christmas nougat called turrón.
  • B2: Upper Intermediate Spanish listening exercises

  • Abanicos
    Esteban explains the origin and use of one of Spain's iconic craft objects: the fan.
  • Altamira
    Marta is very excited about her trip to Altamira where she plans to visit some very important prehistoric paintings.
  • Alumbrado de Navidad
    Remedios tells us about the Christmas lights in Málaga.
  • Aplausos a los sanitarios Free Bilingual reader
    B2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Arabismos Free Bilingual reader
    B2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Bocas del Toro
    Diego reminisces about his holidays in Boca de Toro.
  • Buenas amigas Free Bilingual reader
    Two friends discuss what to do about the boyfriend of one of them. Or is it just one of them?
  • Canción "Como yo" de Tonina Saputo Free Bilingual reader
    Listen to this poetic and rather melancholy song to practise cuando followed by the subjunctive and como vs cómo (with and without written accent).
  • Carlos Ruiz Zafón Free Bilingual reader
    On Friday 19th June 2020, the Spanish writer Carlos Ruiz Zafón, best known for the novel La Sombra del Viento, passed away. We pay homage with this bilingual reader.
  • Ciberabogados
    Zulema tells us about the profession of the future: cyber lawyer.
  • Científicas
    Estrella tells us about her favourite speaker at a conference she will attend given by the eight most influential women scientists in Spain.
  • Colada y guaguas
    Sergio describes the typical food prepared in Ecuador for All Saints Day.
  • Confesiones de una enamorada Free Bilingual reader
    Practise subordinate clauses while listening to the confessions of a girl in love.
  • Curiosidades del océano Atlántico
    Alba has read an article about the Atlantic ocean and wants to shares the interesting facts she's discovered.
  • Desalinizadoras
    Monica explains how Spain is a world leader in water desalination technology.
  • Desde mi balcón Free Bilingual reader
    instead of being a physical event, 2020's PhotoEspaña will be an online event. This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Subjuntivo.
  • Despacito Free Bilingual reader
    Despacito by Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee was one of the hot hits of 2017 and the first Youtube video to get more than 4 billion views! Both artists are from Puerto Rico.
  • Dia internacional del libro y la lengua española Free Bilingual reader
    3 April book lovers is International Book Day and also United Nations Spanish Language Day
  • Disfraz de Calavera Mexicana para Halloween Free Bilingual reader
    This reading and listening exercise shows you how to recreate the make-up for the Mexican Day of the Dead skull, also known as Catrina. It can help you practise relative clauses with the Indicative and the Subjunctive.
  • Día Internacional de la lengua materna Free Bilingual reader
    Practise relative pronouns while learning about International Mother Tongue Day.
  • El Peine del Viento Free Bilingual reader
    B2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • El Peliqueiro
    Maruxa explains who the "Peliqueiro" is.
  • El botijo
    Jacobo explains how an earthenware pitcher works.
  • El cuento de mi abuelo para el día de Reyes Free Bilingual reader
    This B1 online reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Pretérito Indefinido and El Pretérito Imperfecto.
  • El día de la escarapela argentina
    Isabel tells us about the Argentinian escarapela.
  • El milagro
    Raquel's husband is worried. She's gone skiing and there has been an avalanche.
  • El traje de astronauta
    Mavy has discovered that the spacesuit was invented by a Spaniard.
  • Elsa y Fred
    Carmen is getting married again.
  • Emigración
    Roman tells us why he is emigrating and where to.
  • En el probador
    Regina tells us about her adventure at the fitting room.
  • Esparto
    Julián tells us about the amazing esparto grass festival that takes place in a small village in Navarra.
  • Expresiones con colores
    Laila explains some Spanish expressions that feature colours.
  • Filantropía
    Elsa talks about the role of philanthropy in society.
  • Finca la Estacada
    Agueda tells us about the wonderful wine experience that her friends organised for her at Finca la Estacada in Cuenca.
  • Flirteando
    Almudena wants a date with indecisive Alberto, she thinks that making him jealous will make him ask her out.
  • Hamburguesas veganas de avena Free Bilingual reader
    Learn how to make these vegan burgers and practise El Futuro Simple.
  • Jimena quiere ser actriz
    Jimena tells her parents that she wants to be an actress.
  • Kraus y Carreras
    Gabriel tells us about two of the greatest Spanish opera singers.
  • La Familia Addams Free Bilingual reader
    There's a lot of spooky excitement in Madrid right now because of the new Addams Family musical! Practise your Spanish with this video filmed after the premiere.
  • La adoración de los Reyes Magos
    Mariela describes what happened when she the Adoration of the Magi by Velázquez first time with her father at the Prado Museum.
  • La astrología me vuelve loca
    Vanesa took an astrology course and now she is confused by the many horoscopos from diverse cultures that exist.
  • La familia política
    Ricardo is nervous about meeting his family-in-law for first time.
  • La fiesta del chivo
    Julio tells us his thoughts about the novel he has just finished reading.
  • La herencia árabe en España Free Bilingual reader
    This exercise is about the influence of Arabic culture on Spain and the Spanish language.
  • La hipoteca
    Marta is excited because her boyfriend wants to make a long-term commitment.
  • La mejor terapia para ser feliz
    Vanessa tells us what she considers the best therapy to be happy.
  • La piedra y el perro
    Luisa tells us a funny anecdote from her childhood.
  • La vuelta al cole Free Bilingual reader
    This exercise can help you practise clauses using El inidicativo and El subjuntivo.
  • Las señales de tráfico
    Naiara is studying for her driving test and she has discovered some interesting facts about road signs.
  • Los Novios 2: Alfredo desconfía Free Bilingual reader
    More from the "will they-won't they" couple Susana and Alfredo. Let's just say things are getting complicated.
  • Los Novios 3: malentendidos Free Bilingual reader
    Part 3 of the "will they-won't they" couple Susana and Alfredo. There seems to have been some kind of terrible misunderstanding.
  • Los caballos de Sanlúcar de Barrameda Free Bilingual reader
    B2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Los zapatos de lujo son españoles
    Abelardo tells us about the wonderful shoes that are manufactured in Elda by amazing craftsman using high quality spanish leather for international luxury brands.
  • Maruja Mallo
    Rosendo is researching the life and work of Maruja Mallo at the Museo Reina Sofía.
  • Mente sana, cuerpo sano
    Yara describes how her life has changed thanks to meditation and a positive attitude.
  • Mi rutina durante el Ramadán Free Bilingual reader
    Have a look at what a typical day during Ramadan is like. This reading and listening exercise can help you practise using cualquier/a to express any, Para que followed by El Presente de Subjuntivo and the position of pronouns with conjugated verbs.
  • Micromecenazgo
    Rosaria tells us how she used crowdfunding to successfully launch her startup.
  • Migraciones en España.
    Lucia tells us about the phenomenon that is Spain's history of migration.
  • Montserrat Caballé
    Luisa tells us about her dream to become an opera singer like Montserrat Caballé.
  • Monólogos de un doctor
    Fabian tells us how he became a comedian thanks to his patients' anecdotes when he was working as a hospital doctor.
  • Mujeres con estrella Free
    A review of Spanish female chefs with Michelin stars.
  • Mujeres y universidades
    Octavio is surprised to learn when Spanish women were allowed to study at university.
  • Mujeres y videojuegos
    Carla tells us about women and videogames.
  • Método Montessori
    Federico tells us about the Montessori Method.
  • Netflix Free
    Arturo explains why he likes Netflix.
  • Neuromante
    Alfonso talks about Neuromancer, the novel which introduced the concept of cyberspace.
  • Nochebuena en La Paz
    Juanjo tells us about his plans to celebrate Christmas Eve in La Paz, Bolivia.
  • Panda Antivirus
    Laila just discovered that Panda Antivirus is a Spanish brand.
  • Para gustos los colores
    Marilia tells us that there are many versions of beauty besides its classic interpretation.
  • Pastores del siglo XXI
    Rosa is changing her profession to became a shepherdess.
  • Perros al colegio
    Gonzalo recommend a school for dogs.
  • Pirineos
    Elvira is impressed by the story of how the Pyrenees got their name
  • Por mí
    Julia asks a colleague to go to a meeting on her behalf.
  • Premonición
    Paloma is worried that her nightmare about her grandmother's death is a premonition.
  • Preparándome para el otoño Free
    Marta tells us about looking forward to autumn.
  • Quesos españoles Free Bilingual reader
    Did you know that there are more than 100 varieties of cheese in Spain?
  • Refranes de Octubre Free Bilingual reader
    Discover a few Spanish proverbs and sayings about autumn in this bilingual reader.
  • Resistiré Free Bilingual reader
    During the 2020 pandemic lockdown people started playing this song by the Dúo Dinámico from their balconies so much that it has become an literal song of resistance
  • Rosalía cantante revelación Free Bilingual reader
    Learn about the young Spanish singer called Rosalía Vila Tobella whose modern take on flamenco music led her to fame.
    Vicente is surpised by the history and effort behind a simple light switch.
  • Semana Santa Free Bilingual reader
    Like many Catholic countries, Easter is a very special celebration in Spain; it's not just a holiday weekend, it's called Semana Santa - Holy Week. This reader has a particular focus on the use of the passive voice.
  • Senderismo en Aragón
    Arantxa talks about her wonderful summer adventure hiking in the Ordesa National Park.
  • Sin rumbo
    Antonio talks about his solitary road trips with no fixed destination through the mountains.
  • Solar Decathlon Latinoamérica y Caribe
    Francisco tells us about Solar Decathlon Latinoamérica y Caribe.
  • Tecnopatías
    Flavia is shocked to learn that technology can impact mental health.
  • Tertulias en el Café Gijón
    Faustino tells us about the famous intellectual gatherings at the Café Gijón in Madrid.
  • Un crimen perfecto 1 Free Bilingual reader
    Meet Ramón who thinks he's just going to have breakfast and ends up witnessing a horrible crime!
  • Un crimen perfecto 2 Free Bilingual reader
    The police investigate and think there's more to this than meets the eye.
  • Un crimen perfecto 3 Free Bilingual reader
    The police have new suspects!
  • Un crimen perfecto 4 Free Bilingual reader
    Get closer to finding out who the killer is while practising El Condicional Simple.
  • Un crimen perfecto 5 Free Bilingual reader
    Here's the final installment where we finally find out who really killed Pablo and why.
  • Un hotel que sea céntrico Free Bilingual reader
    Set in Salamanca, this exercise can help you practise El Subjuntivo.
  • Un hotel sorprendente
    Patricia has discovered an amazing hotel for her honeymoon.
  • Un vuelo divertidísimo
    Irene tells us about her entertaining plane ride.
  • Una sesión de belleza Free Bilingual reader
    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise how to say “to have something done” in a beauty and treatment context.
  • Una sorpresa inesperada Free Bilingual reader
    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise false friends.
  • Vicente Ferrer
    Cesar tells us about his hero: Vicente Ferrer.
  • Voy a pedírselo por San Valentín
    Paco is excited about his romantic plan for Valentine's day.
  • Wedding Planner
    Mar tells her husband about the latest rather surprising wedding she organised for a client.
  • ¿Es el coaching una moda?
    Paula has researched the history of coaching.
  • ¿Por qué todo es rojo en San Valentín?
    Fernanda discovers why everything is red on Valentine's day.
  • ¿Puedes aguantar 24 horas sin quejarte?
    Pedro has challenged himself to go 24 hours without complaining. Will he achieve it?
  • ¿Qué? ¿ruidosas nosotras? Free Bilingual reader
    The landlady is not happy with her noisy tenants.
  • C1: Advanced Spanish listening exercises

  • Día de Pachamama Free Bilingual reader
    Discover the indiginous Latin American celebration of Pachamama and practise using El Futuro Simple when narrating past actions.
  • El español en Filipinas Free Bilingual reader
    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise the passive voice, El Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto de Subjuntivo and using cuyo, cuya, cuyos, cuyas.
  • El veraneo Free Bilingual reader
    Have you ever wondered how the concept of summer holidays came about? This exercise can help you practise idiomatic expressions.
  • Felipe II Free Bilingual reader
    Practise El Presente Historico.
  • Flotadores muy originales Free Bilingual reader
    Practise using El Pluscuamperfecto Subjuntivo in hypothetical clauses, idioms with ser, and relatives.
  • Gótico
    Federico explains Gothic architecture.
  • Janucá Free Bilingual reader
    Hanukkah Sameach! This reading and listening exercise discusses the story behind the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah.
  • La Erizada Free Bilingual reader
    Sea urchins are an important part of the carnival celebrations of Cádiz and they play the starring role in the gastronomic feast known as La Erizada.
  • La Pepa Free Bilingual reader
    On 6 December Spain celebrates El Día de la Constitución. This reading and listening exercise discusses the Spanish constitution and explains why it is fondly referred to as La Pepa. You will also practise passive progressive tenses.
  • La fregona
    Juan talks to us about his work day.
  • Las fuentes de La Granja de San Ildefonso
    Victor is planning to see the San Ildefonso fountains being turned on.
  • Las rebajas de enero Free Bilingual reader
    The January sales have started! This C1 reading and listening exercise can help you practise the passive voice in both simple and compound tenses.
  • Los otros héroes Free Bilingual reader
    A look at the ordinary people making sure that there is food on the shelves, cleaning the streets and collenting the trash during the pandemic lockdown.
  • Los zumos - Eva Hache Free Bilingual reader
    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.
  • Ropa de invierno Free Bilingual reader
    C1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • SEMINCI: Semana Internacional de Cine de Valladolid Free Bilingual reader
    This week-long film festival held in Valladolid every year is considered by many as the most important festival for independent cinema.
  • Trabajos de voluntariado Free Bilingual reader
    Practise relative pronouns while learning about volunteer work.
  • Verano en la azotea
    Elsa has transformed her rooftop into an oasis to enjoy summer in the city.
  • ¡Esto está de lujo!
    Begoña feels as if she were in paradise today.

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