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
    El PresenteAdjetivoVerbo irregular

    Eliseo is taking the high-speed AVE train to Seville.
  • Azulejos
    El PresenteVerbos con cambio ortográfico e > ie (presente)El Futuro Próximo

    Clara wants to decorate her house with Spanish tiles.
  • Bailar, bailar, bailar
    El PresentePresenteVerbo irregular

    Sol tells us why she loves dancing salsa.
  • Bajo el muérdago
    El PresenteVerbo irregularEl Futuro Próximo

    Cristina is at a New Year's party waiting to be kissed by a handsome guy under the mistletoe.
  • Banca online
    El PresenteVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Adverbio

    Rita talks about online banking.
  • Barra
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    Marilia describes her favourite beach.
  • Belleza
    RegularGénero masculinoSingular

    Sergio is learning adjetives related to beauty.
  • Biodanza
    El PresentePluralPreposición

    Roberto describes biodance.
  • Boxeo
    PluralEl PresenteSingular

    Fernanda teaches boxing and she explains how combat sports are really beneficial.
  • Buzones inteligentes
    El PresenteAdjetivoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Laura is happy with a new solution that means the delivery of her orders are problem-free.
  • Calendario de adviento Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteAdjetivoNombrePluralSingular

    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Presente, the verb gustar plus the gender and number of nouns.
  • Catador de helados
    El PresentePluralAdjetivo

    Violeta talks about her ice-cream business.
  • Chema Madoz
    El PresenteVerbo irregularAdjetivo

    Alma tells us about her favourite photographer.
  • Chocolate con churros
    El PresenteVerbos con cambio ortográfico e > ie (presente)Verbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Araceli tells us about the hispanic tradition of chocolate con churros.
  • Cines de verano al aire libre Free Bilingual reader
    El PresentePreposiciónAdjetivoPluralSingular

    Experience the magic of cinema outdoors! This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Presente and El Futuro Próximo.
  • Consultorio de libros Free Bilingual reader
    PreposiciónAdjetivoPluralSingularGénero masculino

    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
    Género femeninoEl PresenteSingular

    Gerardo explains what e-sports are.
  • Descenso del Sella
    AdjetivoEl PresenteAdverbio

    Alberto tells us about the great summer sport event "Descent of the Sella" in Asturias.
  • DormirDcine
    El PresentePluralSingular

    Paula is a film fanatic and has found the perfect hotel for her stay in Madrid.
  • E-learning Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoPreposiciónPluralGénero masculinoEl Presente

    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Presente, plus and gender and number agreement.
  • Edurne Pasaban
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    Andrea is a passionate about mountaineering and tells us about her heroine Edurne Pasaban.
  • El Triángulo del Arte
    El PresenteVerbo irregularLa oración impersonal

    Virgina talks about the most artistic area in Madrid.
  • El abrigo
    Género masculinoSingularGénero femenino

    Jacinta wants to buy a new coat for winter.
  • El camionero
    El PresenteVerbo irregularVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Ramón tells us about his life as a truck driver.
  • El crucero
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    Antonio tells us about the cruise he is about to go on with his family.
  • El deshollinador
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    Pedro tells us about his profession.
  • En el aeropuerto
    El PresenteGénero femeninoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Pablo is at the airport ready to take his flight to Cuba.
  • En el vacío
    El PresenteVerbo irregularVerbos con cambio ortográfico e > ie (presente)

    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.
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    Ramón tells us about the Spain's success in organ donation and transplantation.
  • Españoles en el mundo
    El PresenteAdjetivoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Raquel tells us about her favourite TV show, which is about Spaniards living in other countries.
  • Espíritu navideño Free Bilingual reader
    El PresentePreposiciónAdjetivoVerbo irregularGénero masculino

    Get into the spirit of Christmas with someone who truly loves celebrating the holiday season! This exercise can help you practise El Presente and El Futuro Próximo and gender and number agreement.
  • Familias interculturales
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    Sandra talks about her unusual but happy family as an example of cultural inclusion.
  • Feria del Libro de Madrid
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    Gonzalo tells us about the Madrid Book Fair, which he goes to every year with his father.
  • Feria del pulpo
    El PresenteAdjetivoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Miguel tells us about the Octopus Festival in Galicia, Spain.
  • Finisterre
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    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
    El PresenteVerbos con cambio ortográfico e > ie (presente)Adjetivo

    Inma gives us brief description of herself and her family.
  • Jirafas
    El PresentePresenteVerbo irregular

    Hector recounts some interesting facts about giraffes.
  • Julia la cartera
    PluralSingularGénero femenino

    Eduardo describes the person who delivers his mail.
  • Kitesurf en Tarifa
    El PresenteGénero masculinoAdjetivo posesivo

    Marcos tells us why he likes kitesurfing.
  • La Feria de las flores de Medellín
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    Yaiza describes the wonderful Medellín Flower Festival.
  • La búsqueda del tesoro
    Por or Para?PreposiciónEl Presente

    Alberto tells us about the corporate team-building event that his company is organising.
  • La ferretería
    NombrePluralSingular

    Marcos has a hardware store.
  • La rana y la calavera
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    Begoña tells us about the legend of the frog and skull hiding in the facade of Salamanca University.
  • La vendimia
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    Tina tells us about the grape harvest festival in Spain.
  • La verbena de la Paloma
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    Arnaldo is attending a zarzuela with his brother called "La verbena de la Paloma".
  • Las Goyescas
    PluralNombreRegular

    Amanda is excited about her next musical view the Goya rooms at the Prado Museum.
  • Las bodegas de Marqués de Riscal
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPor or Para?

    Alfonso is at the Marqués de Riscal vineyard, he is very impressed by the beauty of the Frank Gehry designed building.
  • Las casas colgadas de Cuenca Free Bilingual reader
    El PresentePluralAdjetivoSingularPreposición

    Take a trip to these surprising and beautiful houses in Cuenca. This exercise can help you practise subordinate clauses in the El Presente and prepositions generally
  • Las noches del hipódromo Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteAdjetivoPluralGénero masculinoSingular

    A1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Las posadas
    El PresenteVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbo irregular

    Learn about the Christmas tradition of "Las posadas".
  • Llega la primavera
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    Bárbara tells us what happens when spring arrives and why she likes it so much.
  • Los niños son el futuro del planeta
    El PresenteVerbos con cambio ortográfico o > ue (presente)Verbo irregular

    Susana explains how family and school can teach environmentally-friendly behaviour so that children can save the planet.
  • Los superpoderes de los niños
    El PresenteVerbos yo-go (presente)Verbos con cambio ortográfico e > ie (presente)

    Betina reveals that children have superpowers.
  • Mafalda y sus amigos Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteAdjetivoPreposiciónPluralSingular

    We'd like to offer this A1 reading and listening exercise about Mafalda and her friends as a tribute to Quino who passed away on 30 September 2020.
  • Me gusta el verano
    El PresenteVerbos con cambio ortográfico e > ie (presente)Expressing desire (querer, gustar)

    José explains why he likes the summer.
  • Me gusta ir al médico
    El PresenteVerbo irregularVerbos con cambio ortográfico e > ie (presente)

    Genaro explains why he likes going to the doctor.
  • Me gusta la lluvia
    SingularGénero femeninoGénero masculino

    Alegría loves the rain and tells us why.
  • Me gusta vivir en Valencia (1)
    El PresenteAdjetivoRegular

    Gabriel tells us why he likes living in Valencia.
  • Me gusta vivir en Valencia (2)
    El PresenteAdjetivoVerbo irregular

    Gabriel continues telling us why he likes living in Valencia.
  • Mercadillo de Navidad
    El PresentePluralRegular

    Javi is at the busy Plaza Mayor Christmas market to buy figurines for his nativity and decorations for his Christmas tree.
  • Mi cafetería favorita
    El PresenteAdjetivoVerbo irregular

    Lara tells us about her favourite coffee shop.
  • Mi madre
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    Carmen describes her mother.
  • Mi retrato
    AdjetivoEl PresenteNombre

    Helga is in front of the mirror because she needs to paint her portrait but she doesnt know how to convey her personality on canvas.
  • Mis abuelos
    El PresentePluralRegular

    Martina spends a lot of time with her grandparents.
  • Miss Caffeina
    SingularGénero femeninoGénero masculino

    Rubén talks us about his favourite Spanish band.
  • Muñeco de nieve
    SingularGénero femeninoPlural

    Fátima loves to make snowmen in winter.
  • Open House Madrid
    AdjetivoPluralRegular

    Sofia explains why she loves Open House Madrid festival.
  • Optimista
    El PresenteAdjetivoVerbo irregular

    Cristina describes herself as an optimistic person.
  • Oscar Mariné
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    Anabel tells us about her favourite graphic designer.
  • Papi te quiero
    El PresenteSingularGénero femenino

    Gustavo wrote a rap to surprise his dad on Father's Day.
  • Patinar sobre hielo
    SingularGénero femeninoGénero masculino

    Lina tells us about her New Year's Eve tradition.
  • Piratas informáticos
    El PresenteRegularPlural

    Teresa talks about "hackers" - modern-day pirates.
  • Platería argentina
    El PresentePluralRegular

    Itziar is learning about the silver tradition in Argentina.
  • Preparando la noche de Reyes
    El Presente ProgresivoGerundioVerbo irregular

    Jaime describes how his family is getting ready to welcome the Three Wise Men.
  • Profesión: médico
    El PresentePor or Para?Preposición

    Jaime tells us about being a doctor.
  • Publicidad digital
    PluralNombreRegular

    Alicia explains how digital platforms are the new channel for commercials and to target more customers.
  • Quiero dar la vuelta al mundo en bicicleta Free
    El PresenteVerbos con cambio ortográfico e > ie (presente)El Futuro Próximo

    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
    El PresenteVerbo irregularVerbos yo-go (presente)

    Javier introduces us the internationally-renowned Spanish architect Rafael Moneo.
  • Rafael Nadal
    El PresenteVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Adverbio

    A short introduction to the Spanish tennis player Rafa Nadal.
  • Rutina de ejercicios con una silla
    PluralNombreEl Presente

    Juanjo explain how to work out at home with just a chair.
  • Salamanca Free Bilingual reader
    PluralPreposiciónAdjetivoEl PresenteNombre

    This reading and listening exercise about the beautiful city of Salamanca can help you practise El Presente, using prepositions, and gender and number agreement.
  • Salón internacional de la moda flamenca SIMOF
    El PresenteVerbo irregularVerbos con cambio ortográfico o > ue (presente)

    Encarna tells us about SIMOF, the flamenco fashion week which she will attend this year.
  • Sofía de Grecia y Dinamarca
    El PresenteVerbo irregularPresente

    María tells us about the Spanish queen mother.
  • South Summit
    El PresentePresenteVerbo irregular

    Blanca encourages Spanish and Latin American entrepreneurs to attend South Summit events.
  • Taza de agua y rosa
    El PresenteVerbo irregularSingular

    Fabilola is contemplating a stunning masterpiece by Zurbarán.
  • Tic y Toc
    El PresenteAdjetivoRegular

    Maite has pet ducks.
  • Torrijas
    El PresenteVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbo irregular

    Ceferino explains how to cook torrijas.
  • Transvulcania
    Género masculinoGénero femeninoSingular

    Ignacio tells us about the Transvulcania ultramarathon, that takes place on the island of La Palma
  • Tristeza
    Género femeninoRegularPlural

    Dorotea tells us about sadness.
  • Un dibujo de la cara
    PluralSingularNombre

    Today at school, Iris's teacher asked her students to draw a face.
  • Un trabajo lujoso
    AdjetivoRegularPlural

    Eliseo explains why his job is a luxury.
  • Una vida nueva 1 Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteAdjetivoGénero masculinoVerbo modalPlural

    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
    El PresenteAdjetivoAdverbioPluralSingular

    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
    AdjetivoEl PresentePluralSingularNombre

    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
    El PresenteAdjetivoVerbo irregularSingularGénero masculino

    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
    El PresenteAdjetivoPreposiciónSingularGénero masculino

    Here's the last part of our 5-part series about Ángela.
  • Urueña, la villa del libro
    NombrePluralEl Presente

    Luisa tells us about a wonderful village in Spain that's famous for its bookshops.
  • Vamos de camping
    El Futuro PróximoEl PresenteAdjetivo

    Pastora is going camping in Tarragona for the first time.
  • Vida en los Andes Free Bilingual reader
    El PresentePreposiciónAdjetivoPluralSingular

    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Presente and possessive adjectives.
  • Vitamina C
    El PresenteExpressing need and obligation (deber, tener que, haber que, necesitar [que])Artículo definido

    Claudia talks about the importance of taking vitamin C in winter.
  • Yo me cuido
    El PresenteVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbos con cambio ortográfico e > i (presente)

    Flavia tells us how she gets her wellness.
  • Youtuber
    El PresentePresenteVerbo irregular

    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
    El Pretérito ImperfectoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Yago tells us about the witches of Zugarramurdi.
  • Aceite Carbonell
    El Pretérito IndefinidoPronombre relativoWritten accents in Spanish

    Paco talks to us about the world's best-selling olive oil brand.
  • Acertijo matemático
    El PresenteVerbo irregularGénero femenino

    Nicolás is a maths teacher and is challenging his students with a riddle
  • Aguas de marzo Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoSingularGénero masculinoArtículo definidoGénero femenino

    Listen to the Spanish-language version of a song originally written by the Brazilian Tom Jobim.
  • Amor en Instagram
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbo irregular

    Fernando tells us how a couple have become rich and popular by posting their love, life and travels on Instagram.
  • Arquitectura que sana
    NombrePluralVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Clara attended an architectural workshop to learn how to design hospitals that help in the healing process.
  • Barrios coloridos
    RegularPluralEl Pretérito Imperfecto

    Rafael tells us about his cousin's a tour of colourful Spanish neighbourhoods.
  • Belle Époque
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Regular

    Catalina tells us about the film "Belle Époque" that her cousin recommended.
  • Bomberas y paramédicas
    Verbo irregularPreposiciónEl Pretérito Indefinido

    A firewoman and a female paramedic went to Julieta's school to give a talk to the students.
  • Carbón
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregularEl Pretérito Imperfecto

    Estrella describes how she received a sweet surprise on her 5th Epiphany.
  • Cartas de amor
    RegularSingularGénero femenino

    Laila discovers her grandparents love letters.
  • Casa ordenada vida feliz Free
    El Pretérito ImperfectoRegularEl Presente

    Consuelo tells us how hiring a professional home organizer has changed her life.
  • Castillo de Coca
    El Pretérito ImperfectoRegularVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Constanza shares her impressions about the spectacular Coca Castle.
  • Chirigotas
    El PresenteVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Adjetivo indefinido

    Estrella explains what a "chirigota" is.
  • Club de lectura
    El PresenteVerbo irregularEl Pretérito Indefinido

    Miguel explains how belonging to a book club has lead him to love reading even more.
  • Compra - venta de segunda mano
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregularVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Secondhand buying and selling.
  • Copos de Nieve
    Verbo irregularEl Pretérito IndefinidoEl Pretérito Imperfecto

    Ernesto is fascinated by snowflakes.
  • Cristóbal Balenciaga
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregularEl Presente

    Last month Luis visited the exhibition of Cristobal Balenciaga, the famous Spanish fashion designer, at the V&A Museum in London.
  • Cuentopía
    ParticipioVerboVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Paco has discovered a website that publishes stories that teach children about human values.
  • Cuentos para no dormir
    El Pretérito ImperfectoAdjetivoModo indicativo

    Vicente remembers the Halloween nights when his father would recount scary stories to the whole family.
  • Cómo coser un botón
    El Imperativoórdenes y peticionesExpressing need and obligation (deber, tener que, haber que, necesitar [que])

    Mauro explains how to sew a button.
  • Cómo escribir un correo electrónico formal Free Bilingual reader
    Género femeninoPreposiciónAdverbioPor or Para?Gerundio

    Read and listen to this text describing how to write a formal email.
  • De ruta con las chicas
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregularVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Araceli tells us about her wonderful all-girl road trip through the white villages of Andalusia.
  • Día del maestro
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregularRegular

    Ricardo talks about what happened to him on Teachers' Day in Mexico.
  • Día mundial de los océanos
    El PresenteVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Por or Para?

    Enrique tells us about World Oceans Day.
  • EMOZ Zaragoza
    Verbo irregularEl Pretérito IndefinidoEl Pretérito Imperfecto

    Cesar talks about his wonderful visit to an origami museum.
  • Efecto pasillo
    AdjetivoRegularAdjetivo posesivo

    Vera was having a bad day till the happy music of her favourite Spanish band brought some colour back into her life.
  • El acueducto de Segovia
    El Pretérito ImperfectoEl Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -ir (presente)

    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
    El PresenteVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbos regulares -ir (presente)

    Joaquin tells us about his lunch at Cándido's Restaurant.
  • El concierto de Aranjuez Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoEl PresentePreposiciónPluralNombre

    Learn about this beautiful guitar concerto, written by Joaquín Rodrigo while you practise El Futuro Próximo and the gender and number of nouns that do not end in -o/-a.
  • El cuarto al revés
    El Pretérito IndefinidoEl Pretérito ImperfectoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Venancio tells us a funny anecdote.
  • El dinero no da la felicidad
    RegularEl Pretérito ImperfectoNombre

    Úrsula tells us what her grandmother says about money and happiness.
  • El dios maya de la lluvia
    El Pretérito ImperfectoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Modo indicativo

    Jose describes the Mayan god of rain.
  • El frotar se va a acabar Free Bilingual reader
    Verbo irregularEl ImperativoInfinitivoArtículo definidoPronombre de complemento directo

    An old school Spanish advert for washing powder full of great grammar.
  • El horóscopo Maya
    El Pretérito ImperfectoVerbo irregularRegular

    Desiré introduces us to the Mayan horoscope.
  • El test de los superpoderes
    RegularEl Pretérito IndefinidoEl Presente

    Nacho discovered that he has superpowers while he was at the hairdresser.
  • Empleos para trabajar en remoto
    Género femeninoNombrePreposición

    Estíbaliz tells us what are the most popular remote jobs.
  • En los brazos de Morfeo
    Verbos regulares -ar (presente)El Pretérito ImperfectoExpresión idiomática con "estar"

    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
    El Pretérito IndefinidoRegularVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Alba tell us about her adventure taking the cable car in Chicamocha.
  • En un festival de música Free Bilingual reader
    El Pretérito IndefinidoRegularEl Pretérito ImperfectoVerbos regulares -er (presente)Adjetivo

    A2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • España destino para expatriados
    El Pretérito IndefinidoAdverbioAdjetivo demostrativo

    Geraldine tells us her experience as an expat living in Spain.
  • Esperando el autobús
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Regular

    Violeta has missed the bus and is worried about running late while she waits for the next one.
  • Estamos hechas la una para la otra Free Bilingual reader
    El PresentePreposiciónGénero masculinoPluralAdjetivo

    Some friendships were just meant to be! This A2 exercise can help you practise using yo también and yo tampoco.
  • Festival Internacional de Teatro Clásico de Mérida
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaRegularPronombre interrogativo y exclamativo

    Beatriz tells us about the Classical Theatre Festival in Mérida (Spain).
  • Fiesta del olivo Free
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbo irregular

    María José tells us about the Olive Festival celebration in Mora, Toledo.
  • Fin de la corrupción
    NombreGénero femeninoPlural

    Zulima talks about the challenge of anti-corruption.
  • Flamenco
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)El Presente

    Candela talks about the origin of flamenco.
  • Floriografía
    Verbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbo irregularEl Pretérito Indefinido

    Asunta is learning about flower arranging and she tells us about the amazing floriography session they studied in class.
  • Frikitrip
    El Pretérito IndefinidoRegularParticipio

    Abel tells us about an awesome online agency that organises themed trips and events for TV series and movies freaks.
  • Fundación También
    El Pretérito IndefinidoRegularVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Mafalda tells us about the origins of the También Foundation.
  • Gemma Mengual
    El Pretérito IndefinidoEl Pretérito ImperfectoVerbo irregular

    Lorenzo tells us about one of the most important Spanish synchronized swimmers.
  • Haciendo la compra a mis mayores Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoPreposiciónEl PresentePluralNombre

    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Pretérito Perfecto.
  • Huesos dulces
    El PresentePresenteConjunción subordinante

    Huesos de Santo are marzipan pastries traditionally eaten in Spain on All Saints' Day.
  • Isabel la Católica
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Adjetivo

    Manolo tells us about one of the most important Spanish queens.
  • Julieta, a film by Pedro Almodóvar Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteVerbo irregularEl Pretérito IndefinidoPreposiciónAdjetivo

    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
    El Pretérito IndefinidoRegularVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Marta tell us about the first woman in history run in a marathon.
  • La Dama de Elche
    El PresenteEl Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Claudia tells us about the masterpiece she discovered during her visit to the Museo Arqueológico Nacional in Madrid.
  • La Roja baila Free Bilingual reader
    El PresentePreposiciónVerbo irregularNombreGénero masculino

    This reading and listening exercise is based on a song by the Spanish national football team.
  • La amiga imaginaria
    El Pretérito ImperfectoRegularVerbo irregular

    Belén recounts the strange story of Estefania's imaginary friend.
  • La bruja Piruja
    SufijoAdjetivoDiminutivo

    Amanda is taking to her granddaughter see the play Piruja the Witch.
  • La brújula
    El Pretérito ImperfectoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Modo indicativo

    Aurelio tells us about the discovery of the compass.
  • La caja de sorpresas
    RegularGénero femeninoNombre

    Moncho tells us about the different presents that his sons have given him on Father's Day over the years.
  • La cascada de Firgas
    La oración impersonalJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPronombre

    Flora tells us about the Firgas waterfall.
  • La castañera
    El PresenteVerbo irregularAdjetivo

    Nati tells us about the traditional female roast chestnut sellers seen in many Spanish towns.
  • La cuesta de enero Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoAdjetivo indefinidoParticipioComparativoVerbos con cambio ortográfico gu > g (El Presente)

    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
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregularVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Gloria tells us about her children's adventure at the farm school.
  • La historia del ceviche Free Bilingual reader
    El Pretérito IndefinidoEl Pretérito ImperfectoVerbo irregularAdjetivoPreposición

    A2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • La jeringuilla
    El PresenteNombreRegular

    Pepe explains what a syringe is.
  • La joyería
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregularEl Pretérito Imperfecto

    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
    PluralAdjetivoEl Pretérito ImperfectoRegularPreposición

    Visit this picturesque Segovian village by candlelight and practise El Pretérito Indefinido and El Pretérito Imperfecto.
  • La tienda de disfraces
    El Pretérito ImperfectoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Regular

    Julio recounts a lovely story about a costume shop for animals.
  • Las extravagancias de Shakira
    PluralSingularEl Presente

    Discover some of Shakira's extravagant habits.
  • Las habilidades del futuro
    NombreRegularPlural

    Evaristo explains to his students the skills they need to develop to find job in the future.
  • Las tunas en el día de la Inmaculada Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoEl PresentePluralAdjetivo invariableSingular

    This reading and listening exercise is about the Spanish tradition of Las Tunas.
  • Locura
    Verbo irregularPreposiciónEl Presente

    Elvira recommends doing crazy things to bring more joy to our lives.
  • Los Churriguera
    AdverbioAdjetivoEl Pretérito Indefinido

    Amanda describes the Churriguera family.
  • Los beneficios del coaching
    Pronombre de complemento indirectoPronombre posesivoPronombre

    Darío shows us the benefits of coaching in daily life.
  • Los novios 5: final feliz Free Bilingual reader
    El Pretérito IndefinidoEl Pretérito ImperfectoPronombre relativoVerbo irregularRegular

    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
    El PresentePronombreVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Berta tells us about her profession.
  • Martes y Trece - supersticiones Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteAdjetivoVerbo irregularEl Presente de SubjuntivoPronombre indefinido

    This exercise is about superstitions in Spain.
  • Meditación
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregularJerga/ Expresión idiomática

    Miguel talks about meditation as source of wellbeing.
  • Mejillones al vapor
    órdenes y peticionesEl ImperativoIrregular

    Estrella explains a quick and easy way to cook mussels.
  • Mejorando mi español con Kwiziq Free Bilingual reader
    PreposiciónJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Pretérito PerfectoParticipioAdjetivo

    This A2 exercise can help you practise El Pretérito Perfecto and indefinite pronouns.
  • Mi día en Ecuador Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteAdjetivoPreposiciónVerbos con cambio ortográfico o > ue (presente)Género femenino

    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
    El Pretérito IndefinidoRegularVerbo irregular

    While escaping a rather dull event, Sergio discovered a wonderful painting by the artist Sorolla.
  • Mi hermana Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoPluralSingularEl PresenteNombre

    Practise muy vs mucho, plus using tener and ser to describe people.
  • Mi vida lenta
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)El Pretérito Perfecto

    Yolanda has adopted a new pace.
  • Museo Vasco del Ferrocarril
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbo irregular

    Héctor has taken his students to visit the Basque Railway Museum.
  • Narcisos Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteAdjetivoVerbo irregularGénero masculinoSingular

    Let's take a look at a flower that really heralds springtime! This A2 can help you practise irregular verbs in El Presente and the general use of prepositions.
  • No está lejos Free Bilingual reader
    PreposiciónAdverbioJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaAdjetivoInfinitivo

    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
    Género masculinoEl PresenteEl Pretérito ImperfectoNombreSingular

    It's Halloween! How about practising your Spanish with this cute song?
  • Nochebuena
    El Pretérito IndefinidoPreposiciónVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Alicia tells us about her special Christmas Eve.
  • Nuestra gran aventura de verano 1 Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoEl PresentePluralVerbo irregularSingular

    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.
  • O Semáforo
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregularEl Pretérito Imperfecto

    Raquel tells us teh story behind the O Semáforo hotel.
  • Orgullosa de mis hijos Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoVerbo irregularEl Futuro SimplePronombre de complemento indirectoPronombre de complemento directo

    Here's a short vignette narrated by a mother about her two sons.
  • Origen del baby shower
    PreposiciónVerbo irregularEl Presente

    Hernan explains the origin of the baby shower.
  • Papamoscas
    El Pretérito ImperfectoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Modo indicativo

    Guillermo is captivated by the fly-catcher in the cathedral of Burgos.
  • Papá cuéntame un cuento
    El Pretérito ImperfectoModo indicativoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Lucía remembers her childhood when her father told her bedtime stories.
  • Parkour en Madrid
    Verbo irregularEl Pretérito IndefinidoRegular

    Zacarías explains the origins of parkour.
  • Planes de chimenea
    El Pretérito ImperfectoModo indicativoVerbo irregular

    Vicente loves to make plans next to the fireplace in winter.
  • Platero y yo
    El Pretérito ImperfectoVerbo irregularEl Pretérito Indefinido

    Clara tells us about the book that her father used to read to her at bedtime.
  • Procesión del silencio de Zamora
    El Pretérito ImperfectoEl Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Aitor tells us about his breathtaking experience at the Parade of Silence in Zamora.
  • Rabinal Achí
    Verbo irregularEl Pretérito ImperfectoEl Pretérito Indefinido

    Magdalena tells us about "Rabinal Achí", one of the first prehispanic theater pieces from before America was discovered.
  • Ramón Massats
    Verbo irregularEl Pretérito IndefinidoEl Pretérito Imperfecto

    Fátima describes the photographer Ramón Massats.
  • Ramón y Cajal
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbo irregular

    A short description of Santiago Ramón y Cajal, the first Spanish Nobel prize for science winner.
  • Real Fábrica de Cristales y Vidrio
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregularRegular

    Ezequiel talks about his educational visit to the Royal Glass Factory in Segovia.
  • Recibir al nuevo año en el aire
    El Pretérito IndefinidoRegularVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Marcos recounts his unusual New Year's Eve celebration.
  • Ruta por Asturias (1)
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbo irregular

    Gerardo tells us about his trip around Asturias with his brother.
  • Ruta por Asturias (2)
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregularPresente

    Gerardo tells us about his trip around Asturias with his brother.
  • Ser perro durante la pandemia Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteEl Pretérito ImperfectoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Pretérito Indefinido

    A2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Sevilla inspira
    El PresenteAdjetivoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    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
    El PresenteAdjetivoGénero masculinoVerbos con cambio ortográfico e > ie (presente)Singular

    This reading and listening exercise is based on the lyrics of the Spanish song Mediterráneo written by singer-songwriter Joan Manuel Serrat.
  • Sonrisas mágicas
    El PresenteVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbo irregular

    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
    El PresenteGerundioAdjetivoPronombreJerga/ Expresión idiomática

    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
    VerboParticipioPretérito

    Valentina tells us how she and her family traditionally spend the 6th of January.
  • Teide
    Verbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbo irregularEl Pretérito Indefinido

    Carlos tells us about the legend of the highest mountain in Spain: the Teide.
  • Tetris
    El Pretérito IndefinidoEl Pretérito PerfectoVerbo irregular

    Anabel tells us about her favourite graphic designer.
  • Trabajar en un café
    El Pretérito ImperfectoRegularVerbo irregular

    Samuel is trying to convince his colleague that instead of going to the office they should work from a new coffee shop.
  • Un Halloween diferente Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoPreposiciónJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaAdjetivo posesivoAdverbio

    This Halloween-themed reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Pretérito Perfecto, El Futuro Próximo and Halloween vocabulary.
  • Un deseo por cada uva
    PreposiciónExpressing need and obligation (deber, tener que, haber que, necesitar [que])Por or Para?

    Elisa is making a list of 12 wishes
  • Una cita a ciegas Free Bilingual reader
    El Pretérito IndefinidoPreposiciónVerbo irregularAdjetivoIrregulares en Indefinido/mismas terminaciones

    Have you ever been on a disastrous blind date? This A2 exercise can help you practise El Pretérito Imperfecto and El Pretérito Indefinido.
  • Una finca autosostenible
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregularVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Paloma talks about her family farm.
  • Una idea para tallar tu calabaza
    Pronombreórdenes y peticionesEl Imperativo

    Palmira has an idea for how to design the most creative Halloween pumpkin.
  • Una semana divertida Free
    El Pretérito PerfectoParticipioVerbo

    Adela tells us about all the fun things she did with her best friend this week.
  • ¡A comer! Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteAdjetivoSingularPluralVerbo irregular

    Learn how to make a Spanish potato omelette: una tortilla de patata.
  • ¿A qué jugabas de pequeño?
    El Pretérito ImperfectoModo indicativoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Gorka tells us about his favourite childhood game.
  • ¿Quién vendrá al evento?
    El Futuro SimpleVerbo irregularVerbos regulares -ir (presente)

    Mercedes works for a charity that is organising a special event next spring.
  • ¿Te gusta la televisión? Free Bilingual reader
    El Pretérito IndefinidoEl PresenteAdjetivoPreposiciónVerbo irregular

    A2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • ¿Tienes inteligencia emocional?
    AdjetivoEl PresenteGénero femenino

    Agustín discovers emotional intelligence.
  • ¿Y a ti qué te ha dejado Santa? Free Bilingual reader
    Verbo irregularPreposiciónJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaParticipioPor or Para?

    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.
  • ¿Y tú por qué escribes?
    El Pretérito ImperfectoEl Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregular

    Antonio is trying to find out why he wants to do writing therapy.
  • B1: Intermediate Spanish listening exercises

  • 23-F: Coup d'Etat in Spain Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoEl PresenteVerbo irregularAdverbioPlural

    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.
  • 40 libros que leer antes de los 40
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPronombre de complemento indirectoGerundio

    Tomas accepted the challenge of reading a selection of 40 books before turning 40.
  • Adivina a qué me dedico
    Verbo irregularEl Presente de SubjuntivoEl Condicional Simple

    Eliseo wants us to guess his profession.
  • Ahorrar comprando online
    El Condicional SimpleVerbos regulares (condicional)Verbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Ahorrar comprando online.
  • Algo inesperado Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoVerbo irregularEl Pretérito IndefinidoEl Pretérito ImperfectoPlural

    Have an unexpected encounter on the beach while practising El Imperfecto and El Indefinido and introduces El Pluscuamperfecto.
  • Amo la velocidad
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaLa perífrasis verbalOración subordinada temporal

    Lola explains why she loves to drive fast.
  • Amor en urgencias
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbo irregular

    Alba tells us about her hospital love story.
  • Atletismo Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaLa perífrasis verbalPronombre de complemento indirectoGerundioOración subordinada temporal

    How sporty are you? This reading and listening exercise about athletics can help you practise verbal periphrasis
  • Aulas virtuales Free Bilingual reader
    El Presente de SubjuntivoVerbo irregularParticipioPronombre de complemento indirectoEl Futuro Simple

    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Futuro Simple, El Condicional Simple and some expressions followed by El Subjuntivo.
  • Autorretrato
    Pronombre relativoEl Pretérito Perfecto ProgresivoEl Imperfecto Subjuntivo

    Paloma uses photography as psychotherapy tool.
  • Buceando en Isla de Coco, Costa Rica
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Noelia is getting ready to go diving for first time in the Pacific ocean.
  • Campana sobre campana Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteAdverbio interrogativoWritten accents in SpanishAdjetivoPronombre de complemento indirecto

    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.
  • Capoeira
    Voz pasivaPronombre impersonalVerbo transitivo

    Nico wants to initiate his friend in the art of capoeira.
  • Carnaval de Puno
    Verbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)Verbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Juan is excited about his trip to Perú to attend the Puno Carnival.
  • Carolina Marín la leyenda del bádminton español
    El Condicional SimpleVerbos regulares (condicional)Written accents in Spanish

    A brief introduction to Carolina Marín.
  • Carrera de trineos
    Verbo irregularEl Presente de SubjuntivoEl Futuro Simple

    Jimena can't wait to participate in the Baqueira Beret dog sled race.
  • Cazando huevos
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Andrea cannot wait to enjoy Easter Sunday.
  • Celebrando Acción de Gracias Free Bilingual reader
    El Presente de SubjuntivoModo subjuntivoAdjetivoPreposiciónExpresión idiomática con "estar"

    B1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Centro Canalejas
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Raquel tells us about the luxury project "Centro Canalejas".
  • Cerezos en Flor
    Verbos regulares -ir (presente)Pronombre impersonalVerbos regulares -er (presente)

    Blanca tells us about the Cherry Blossom Festival in the Jerte Valley in Cáceres (Spain).
  • Cibernético
    Written accents in SpanishAdverbio interrogativoPalabras agudas

    Germán is concerned he has turned himself into a prisoner because he does everything on the internet from home.
  • Cocido madrileño
    Verbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)Verbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Emiliano describes the famous winter dish from Madrid, the "cocido madrileño".
  • Combate medieval
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Pedro is excited about the International Medieval Combat Championship that will be held in Belmonte castle.
  • Concierto de Año Nuevo
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Domingo tells us about the annual appointment he has with his grandfather every New Year's morning.
  • Confundida Free Bilingual reader
    El Pretérito PerfectoParticipioVerbo irregularPronombre indefinidoPronombre de complemento directo

    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
    El PresenteVerbo irregularEl Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -er (presente)Ser or Estar?

    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
    El Futuro SimpleJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Presente de SubjuntivoNombreVerbo irregular

    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Futuro Simple and El Condicional Simple.
  • Cómo organizar tu taller de costura
    El Condicional SimpleVerbos regulares (condicional)Written accents in Spanish

    Macarena gives advice about how to organise a sewing workshop.
  • De crucero por España 3 Free Bilingual reader
    Pronombre de complemento indirectoEl Futuro SimpleFuturoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Daniel meets someone and then something unexpected happens. Are they connected? This exercise can help you practise past participles as adjectives and the position of pronouns with conjugated verbs. (Part 3 of 5)
  • Don Juan Tenorio
    Verbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)Verbos regulares -ar (presente)

    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
    El PresentePluralSingularAdjetivoNombre

    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 Cid Free Bilingual reader
    El Pretérito IndefinidoAdjetivoVerbo irregularWritten accents in SpanishEl Pretérito Imperfecto

    Learn about this famous Medieval warrior with this reading and listening exercise which can help you practise relative pronouns, past tenses and past participles as adjectives.
  • El Día de Muertos Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteAdjetivoNombreSingularPlural

    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
    AdjetivoEl PresentePluralRegularAdjetivo invariable

    This is about the Spanish Christmas tradition of playing the lottery known as El Gordo.
  • El Transcantábrico
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Written accents in Spanish

    Berta is excited about her upcoming romantic getaway on the Transcantábrico.
  • El amor brujo
    Modo subjuntivoEl Presente de SubjuntivoVerbo irregular

    Tomorrow, Carlos's dance company will premiere "Love, the Magician".
  • El clásico Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteAdjetivoVerbo irregularNombrePlural

    This discussion of the traditional rivalry that exists between the Real Madrid and Barcelona football teams can help you practise comparatives and superlatives.
  • El sonido de la lluvia
    Pronombre de complemento directoPronombre reflexivoPronombre de complemento indirecto

    Alfredo finds the sound of rainfall very healing.
  • Ensalada para todos
    Written accents in SpanishEl Futuro SimpleConjunción coordinante

    Pablo is writing a special blog post about salads.
  • Espacios cotrabajo
    El Condicional SimpleVerbos regulares (condicional)Verbos regulares -ir (presente)

    Fermín can't wait to move his company to a co-working space to develop and improve his business.
  • España, un país seguro
    Verbos regulares (condicional)El Condicional SimpleVoz pasiva

    Azucena is surprised at how safe Spain is.
  • Festival internacional de teatro clásico de Almagro
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Sol works for the Almagro International Classical Theater Festival, and will be on a radio show tomorrow to promote it.
  • Frida Kahlo y su mono
    ParticipioVerbo irregularAdjetivo

    Carmen is taking Frida Kahlo art classes and she is fascinating by one of her paintings.
  • Gallegos
    Pronombre de complemento directoVerbos con cambio ortográfico i>y (presente subjuntivo) Verbo irregular

    Santiago tells us about how the Galicians emigrated to Argentina.
  • Glamping en Casa de Laila
    Verbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)Verbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Tomás is looking forward to glamping in the idyllic Casa de Laila in Andalusia.
  • Granizado de sandía Free Bilingual reader
    Verbo irregularPronombre de complemento directoPronombre de complemento indirectoPreposiciónWritten accents in Spanish

    Learn how to make a very refreshing drink and practise the position of pronouns in commands.
  • Hacer amigos en una ciudad nueva
    Verbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)Verbos regulares -ar (presente)

    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
    AdjetivoPreposiciónPronombre impersonalPronombre de complemento directoPor or Para?

    Discover the meaning of this Spanish saying.
  • Herramientas de teletrabajo
    Pronombre de complemento indirectoPronombre de complemento directoEl Condicional Simple

    Pepe give us some tips about tools for working remotely.
  • Hogar viene de hoguera
    Pronombre relativoEl Pretérito ImperfectoConjunción

    Olivia explains the link between the word for fireplace and home.
  • ILUNION
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Preposición

    Carlos spent his summer holidays in a hotel in Cádiz which is a pioneer in disabled inclusion among its staff.
  • Inditex Free
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    A look at the Spanish multinational clothing company whose HQ is in Galicia.
  • Isabel de Farnesio
    Verbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)Verbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Alicia is giving a conference about Elisabeth Farnese.
  • Isla del Burguillo
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbos regulares -ir (presente)

    Marcos tells us about his plan for a fabulous weekend in a castle on an small island.
  • La Casa de Bernarda Alba Free Bilingual reader
    Verbo irregularEl PresenteEl Presente de SubjuntivoEl Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo

    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
    PluralGénero masculinoVerbo irregularEl Futuro SimpleSingular

    This exercise is about the Spanish festival La Feria de Abril.
  • La Llorona
    Written accents in SpanishAdverbio interrogativoPronombre de complemento directo

    Tomás tells us about one of the most popular folk tales in Latin America: "La Llorona".
  • La Pedrera Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoVerbo irregularEl Futuro SimpleEl Presente de SubjuntivoModo subjuntivo

    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 estrecha
    SuperlativoWritten accents in SpanishAdjetivo

    Pedro tells us about the narrowest house in the world.
  • La lotería
    El Condicional SimpleEl Presente de SubjuntivoVerbos regulares (condicional)

    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
    AdjetivoPronombre relativoJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPreposiciónArtículo definido

    B1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • La universidad de los mares
    El Presente de SubjuntivoSuperlativoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Mateo tells us about the international educational project that Cádiz University is coordinating.
  • Las Cruces de Mayo
    Verbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Antonio is excied about his trip to the Crosses of May Festival.
  • Las Doce Uvas Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteAdjetivoPreposiciónEl Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregular

    Are you familiar with the Spanish New Year's tradition of eating twelve grapes at midnight?
  • Las Fallas de Valencia Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoEl PresenteAdjetivo invariablePluralAdjetivo indefinido

    The Spanish festival Las Fallas de Valencia lasts for 5 days in March.
  • Las Meninas
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    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
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Ursula describes the hand drum celebration in Jerez.
  • Las flores
    El Futuro SimpleEl Presente de SubjuntivoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    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
    AdjetivoEl PresentePluralAdjetivo invariableArtículo definido

    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
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Presente de SubjuntivoAdjetivo

    Almudena tells us about the wonderful stained glass in the cathedral of León.
  • Leyendo el horóscopo
    AdjetivoAdverbioOración negativa

    Juan tells us why he reads his horoscope.
  • Los Novios 1: Susana y Alfredo Free Bilingual reader
    Modo subjuntivoEl Presente de SubjuntivoAdjetivoEl PresenteVerbo irregular

    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise the subjunctive.
  • Los beneficios del contacto con la naturaleza
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Francisco talks to us about the benefits of having contact with nature.
  • Los mayores tienen mucho que ofrecer
    El Futuro SimpleModo subjuntivoEl Presente de Subjuntivo

    Jacobo encourages us to support intergenerational programs to improve society.
  • Los novios... ¿Me caso con Alfredo o no? (Part 1 of 2) Free
    Modo subjuntivoEl Presente de SubjuntivoAdjetivo

    Susana is under pressure to marry her boyfriend, Alfredo, but should she?
  • Los novios... ¿Me caso con Alfredo o no? (Part 2 of 2)
    Modo subjuntivoEl Presente de SubjuntivoAdjetivo

    Susana continues considering whether to marry Alfredo.
  • Los pueblos más bonitos de España
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Damián's village will be participating in the contest for most beautiful village in Spain.
  • Líderes
    El Futuro SimpleEl Presente de SubjuntivoVerbos regulares -ir (presente)

    Bruna explains what leaders in the 21st century should be like.
  • Mascotas en el mundo
    Written accents in SpanishConjunción coordinanteAdjetivo

    Isaac is surprised after reading a report about pets around the world.
  • Medina Azahara
    FuturoEl Futuro SimpleEl Pretérito Perfecto Progresivo

    Nacho tells us about his next adventure filming a documentary about the life of Abderramán III in Medina Azahara.
  • Mi handbike y yo
    Verbo irregularVerbo modalEl Pretérito Imperfecto

    María tells us how "handcycling" has changed her life.
  • Mi vida es un hashtag
    Verbos regulares -ar (presente)El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)

    Roberto explains why hashtags are so important in his life.
  • Micoturismo en Soria
    El Condicional SimpleJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPronombre de complemento indirecto

    Rosario tells us about her plan to go to mushroom picking in Soria.
  • Muebles de segunda mano
    El Condicional SimpleEl Presente de SubjuntivoVerbos regulares (condicional)

    Maite wants to try something different in her home decoration by buying secondhand furniture.
  • Málaga: boquerones y Picasso.
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbos regulares -ir (presente)

    Tatiana is dreaming about going on holiday to Málaga.
  • Mónica Moro
    El Pretérito PerfectoGerundioParticipio

    Silvia talks us about the one of the top professionals in the publicity field.
  • Niños viajeros
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbos regulares -ir (presente)

    Paco describes why travelling has many benefits for children.
  • Noviembre sin ti Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoPronombre de complemento indirectoJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaAdjetivo demostrativoWritten accents in Spanish

    Listen to this love song by Mexican band Reik taken from their eponymous 2015 album. This exercise can help you practise the position of pronouns with conjugated verbs and past participles as adjectives.
  • Nuestra gran aventura de verano 2 Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteAdjetivoNombreSingularGénero masculino

    B1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Nuestra gran aventura de verano 3 Free Bilingual reader
    PreposiciónEl Pretérito IndefinidoPronombre de complemento directoPronombreVerbo irregular

    B1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Nuestra gran aventura de verano 4 Free Bilingual reader
    El Pretérito ImperfectoRegularEl Pretérito IndefinidoAdjetivoWritten accents in Spanish

    B1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Nuestra gran aventura de verano 5 Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoEl Pretérito IndefinidoJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Pretérito ImperfectoGénero masculino

    B1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Nómadas digitales
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -er (presente)Verbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Celeste is changing her life to become a digital nomad.
  • Otoño, octubre Free Bilingual reader
    Written accents in SpanishGerundioVerbo irregularPronombre de complemento directoEl Pretérito Indefinido

    This reading and listening exercise is based on a song by Spanish singer-songwriter Manuel Carrasco.
  • Paisajismo
    Verbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)Verbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Rodolfo is excited and a bit nervous because is going to interview the popular Spanish landscape designer about the Flynn vila.
  • Pasaje del terror
    Written accents in SpanishJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaAdjetivo

    Pepe tells us about his scary job.
  • Películas clásicas de miedo para Halloween Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoEl Presente de SubjuntivoModo subjuntivoPronombre relativoPronombre de complemento directo

    How about these scary movies to help you practise the subjunctive, the imperative, the position of pronouns and Halloween vocabulary?
  • Perdida
    El Imperativoórdenes y peticionesEl Presente de Subjuntivo

    Belén is lost on her way to the Prado Museum and so has to ask for directions!
  • Petrona Viera
    Verbos regulares (condicional)El Condicional SimpleAdjetivo

    Carmen is enjoying the Petrona Viera paintings at the National Museum of Visual Arts of Uruguay.
  • PhotoEspaña Free
    Written accents in SpanishEl Futuro SimpleConjunción coordinante

    Vicente explains what PhotoEspaña is.
  • Planificando
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Vicente is organising a baby shower for a client in a spa.
  • Playa de los Muertos
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Cesar goes Almería every summer.
  • Poliamor
    El Condicional SimpleVerbo irregularEl Futuro Simple

    Carolina finds a solution to the problems in her love life.
  • Pongamos el belén
    El Condicional SimpleVerbos regulares (condicional)El Presente de Subjuntivo

    Elisa is in a rush to set up the nativity with her family and tells us how she would like the display to look.
  • Premio Planeta Free Bilingual reader
    El Presente de SubjuntivoModo subjuntivoAdjetivoPronombre interrogativo y exclamativoWritten accents in Spanish

    This reading and listening exercise is about the lucrative and well-respected book prize. It can help you practise El Futuro Simple, plus relative and subordinate clauses.
  • Primavera Sound
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Ismael is excited because he got tickets for the Barcelona Primavera Sound Festival.
  • Psicología de los colores
    Verbos regulares -ir (presente)Adverbio interrogativoVerbos regulares -er (presente)

    Mar is excited about the marketing course that she will be starting next week.
  • Queridos Reyes Magos Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoEl PresenteSingularAdverbioVerbo irregular

    This is about the Spanish tradition of the Three Kings - Los Reyes Magos.
  • Quevedo
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Oscar finds out who Quevedo was while travelling to dinner by metro.
  • Rafting en el rio Miño
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Andrea and her friends are going rafting in Galicia to celebrate Paula's hen (bachelorette) party.
  • Ratoncito Pérez
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -er (presente)Verbos regulares -ir (presente)

    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
    El PresentePor or Para?Verbos yo-go (presente)

    Juan wants to try different Latinamerican traditions to welcome the New Year.
  • Rosas para mi abuela
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Pedro explains all the wonderful things that his grandmother will do with the roses that he will offer her tomorrow.
  • San Silvestre Vallecana
    El Futuro SimpleWritten accents in SpanishVerbos regulares -ir (presente)

    Sol and her family participate in a run every New Year's Eve called the San Silvestre Vallecana race.
  • Saúl Craviotto
    El Condicional SimpleModo subjuntivoVerbos regulares (condicional)

    Nati is a fan of this Spanish olympic champion.
  • Semana de la Moda Madrid Free Bilingual reader
    El Futuro SimpleVerbo irregularPronombre de complemento directoPronombre de complemento indirectoAdjetivo

    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
    Pronombre de complemento directoPronombre de complemento indirectoVerboRegularParticipio

    Listen to this Sevillana-style song that incorporates the lyrics to a couple of more traditional Spanish Christmas carols.
  • Sigue tus sueños
    Verbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)Verbos regulares -ar (presente)

    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
    AdjetivoPronombreEl PresentePluralOración negativa

    This reading and listening exercise is based on the lyrics of the Spanish song La vida es un carnaval sung by Lucrecia.
  • Stendhal
    Pronombre reflexivoPronombrePronombre de complemento indirecto

    Ricardo tells us about the strange reaction he had upon contemplanting the beauty of the Alhambra.
  • Talasoterapia
    Verbos regulares -ar (presente)El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)

    Ana plans to pampering herself at a thalassotherapy center.
  • Tarjetas de crédito
    Verbos yo-go (presente)Verbos regulares -ir (presente)Adjetivo invariable

    Paco has too many credit cards, but his wife has a solution.
  • Teatro
    Verbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)Verbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Tomorrow Gloria will be attending a special theatre course to improve both her professional skills and her self-awareness.
  • Teatro Real de Madrid
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Jerga/ Expresión idiomática

    Amancio is excited about spending a day at the opera.
  • Telenovelas
    Verbos regulares -ar (presente)El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)

    Veronica tells us about her passion for "telenovelas".
  • Tener un hijo, plantar un árbol y escribir un libro.
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    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
    Verbos regulares -ir (presente)Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaVerbos regulares -er (presente)

    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
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Presente de SubjuntivoEl Imperativoórdenes y peticionesEl Futuro Simple

    Make these traditional Easter treats and practise El Subjuntivo and El Imperativo.
  • Trabajando en festivo
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Juanjo describes how there are many professions who have to work on New Year's Eve.
  • Traslado
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbos regulares -ir (presente)

    Jaime describes the services offered by his relocation business.
  • Trucos para ser positivo
    El Imperativoórdenes y peticionesVerbos pronominales

    Beatriz gives us some tips to stay positive.
  • Un día en el zoológico
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Palmira is excited about her upcoming visit to Cali zoo.
  • Una postal cada día
    Verbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)Verbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Ester cannot wait to check her mailbox.
  • Verano en Guatemala
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Delia tells us how she will spend her summer vacation as a volunteer doctor in Guatemala.
  • Vergüenza
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Alfredo is panicking because he has to give a conference in front of a thousand people and he gets embarrassed when he has to talk in public.
  • Vivir en pocos metros
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Carlos tells us about the advantages of living in a small apartment.
  • Volvamos al campo
    Pronombre de complemento directoPronombre de complemento indirectoVerbos regulares (condicional)

    Santiago talks about the importantance of promoting country life and repopulating villages.
  • Y tú, ¿por qué corres ?
    El Condicional SimpleWritten accents in SpanishConjunción coordinante

    Amelia is a professional runner. In an interview she is being asked: why do you run?
  • Yalitza Aparicio
    AdjetivoNombreJerga/ Expresión idiomática

    Victor tells us about one of the most influential Latin American women of 2019.
  • ¡HOLA!
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Sandra cannot wait to know who this week's ¡HOLA! exclusive is about.
  • ¡Que calor!
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ar (presente)Verbos regulares -ir (presente)

    Carmela is suffering because of the hot weather and is thinking of ways to beat the heat.
  • ¿Cómo será mi compañero de piso nuevo?
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaModo subjuntivoEl Presente de Subjuntivo

    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
    El PresentePluralAdjetivoArtículo definidoSingular

    This advert for Coca-Cola Light can help you practise El Imperativo and El Futuro.
  • ¿Hotel o Airbnb?
    El Condicional SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Marisa and her friends are thinking about going on a trip to Zaragoza and need to decide where to stay.
  • ¿Playa o montaña?
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Olivia has find the perfect summer destination that means not choosing between the beach and going to the mountains.
  • ¿Por qué nos gusta disfrazarnos?
    Pronombre de complemento directoPronombre de complemento indirectoModo imperativo

    Héctor explains why people like to wear costumes.
  • ¿Quién es tu héroe favorito?
    Conjunción coordinantePronombre relativoWritten accents in Spanish

    Felipe talks about his favourite hero.
  • ¿Quién inventó las fuentes?
    RegularEl Pretérito IndefinidoVoz pasiva

    Beltrán explains the history of fountains.
  • ¿Qué harías en Bilbao? Free Bilingual reader
    El PresentePluralAdjetivoNombreGénero masculino

    Learn about the delights of the Basque city of Bilbao while practising El Condicional.
  • ¿Qué me pongo para ir al gimnasio?
    El ImperativoModo imperativoGerundio

    Marilia encourages us to wear glamourous gym outfits when working out.
  • ¿Sabes como será la ciudad del futuro?
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    There are some ideas about what the city of the future will be like.
  • ¿Sabías cuál es el origen del turrón? Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoEl PresenteGénero masculinoPreposiciónPor or Para?

    Discover the traditional Spanish Christmas nougat called turrón.
  • B2: Upper Intermediate Spanish listening exercises

  • La farándula
    Voz pasivaVerbo transitivoPronombre impersonal

    Leopoldo talks about the word for show business in Spanish.
  • A la rica fruta
    Verbos pronominalesAdverbioAdjetivo

    Caridad explains why it's good to eat fruit.
  • Abanicos
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaVoz pasivaLa oración subordinada causal

    Esteban explains the origin and use of one of Spain's iconic craft objects: the fan.
  • Altamira
    Modo subjuntivoPronombre relativoEl Imperfecto Subjuntivo

    Marta is very excited about her trip to Altamira where she plans to visit some very important prehistoric paintings.
  • Alumbrado de Navidad
    La perífrasis verbalGerundioJerga/ Expresión idiomática

    Remedios tells us about the Christmas lights in Málaga.
  • Anuncios y recuerdos
    La oración subordinada condicionalOración condicional con siVerbos pronominales

    Bernardo talks about the impact commercials had on his childhood.
  • Aplausos a los sanitarios Free Bilingual reader
    Verbos pronominalesEl Presente de SubjuntivoModo subjuntivoEl PresenteAdjetivo

    B2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Aprende a decorar mesas navideñas Free Bilingual reader
    Pronombre relativoModo subjuntivoGerundioEl Imperfecto SubjuntivoEl Condicional Simple

    It’s time to add a seasonal touch to really get in the festive sprit! This exercise can help you practise subordinate clauses in the subjunctive and the indicative plus relative clauses with prepositions.
  • Arabismos Free Bilingual reader
    El Pretérito ImperfectoEl Pretérito IndefinidoEl Presente de SubjuntivoModo subjuntivoEl Imperativo

    This B2 reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Pretérito Perfecto, and El Pretérito Indefinido.
  • Bocas del Toro
    Tiempo compuestoEl Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto de SubjuntivoJerga/ Expresión idiomática

    Diego reminisces about his holidays in Boca de Toro.
  • Canciones con buen rollito
    PronombrePronombre de complemento indirectoPronombre de complemento directo

    Eduardo tells us about his good vibe playlist.
  • Canción "Como yo" de Tonina Saputo Free Bilingual reader
    GerundioInfinitivoPronombre reflexivoPronombre de complemento directoEl Imperativo

    Listen to this poetic and rather melancholy song to practise cuando followed by the subjunctive and como vs cómo (with and without written accent).
  • Canción de primavera Free Bilingual reader
    Pronombre de complemento indirectoJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPronombre de complemento directoAdjetivo posesivoVerbos pronominales

    This B2 exercise about Spanish poet and singer-songwriter, Joaquín Sabina, can help you practise El Imperfecto vs El indefinido.
  • Carlos Ruiz Zafón Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoPreposiciónEl Pretérito IndefinidoPronombre relativoPronombre

    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
    Modo subjuntivoEl Presente de SubjuntivoAdverbio

    Zulema tells us about the profession of the future: cyber lawyer.
  • Científicas
    Modo subjuntivoEl Condicional SimpleEl Presente de Subjuntivo

    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
    La oración subordinada condicionalOración subordinada temporalEl Futuro Perfecto

    Sergio describes the typical food prepared in Ecuador for All Saints Day.
  • Confesiones de una enamorada Free Bilingual reader
    Oración subordinada temporalModo subjuntivoModo indicativoLa oración subordinada condicionalPreposición

    Practise subordinate clauses while listening to the confessions of a girl in love.
  • Curiosidades del océano Atlántico
    Modo subjuntivoEl Imperfecto SubjuntivoSuperlativo

    Alba has read an article about the Atlantic ocean and wants to shares the interesting facts she's discovered.
  • De crucero por España 1 Free Bilingual reader
    Pronombre relativoVerbo irregularFuturoPreposiciónEl Futuro Simple

    Meet Daniel, he's just found out that he's been hired as a lifeguard on a cruise ship! This exercise can help you practise El Futuro Perfecto and El Infinitivo Compuesto. (Part 1 of 5)
  • De crucero por España 2 Free Bilingual reader
    El Presente de SubjuntivoModo subjuntivoAdjetivoEl Imperfecto SubjuntivoExpressing desire (querer, gustar)

    It's Daniel's first day at work on the cruise ship and he's a bit nervous. This exercise can help you practise the position of adjectives and El Presente de Subjuntivo. (Part 2 of 5)
  • De crucero por España 4 Free Bilingual reader
    El Futuro SimpleAdjetivoVerbo irregularJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaLa oración impersonal

    The ship makes a stop in Valencia and the police call with some news! This exercise can help you practise past participles as adjectives, the position of pronouns with conjugated verbs and El Futuro Simple. (Part 4 of 5)
  • De crucero por España 5 Free Bilingual reader
    Pronombre de complemento indirectoInfinitivoEl Presente de SubjuntivoPronombre de complemento directoOración subordinada temporal

    Here's the final part of our summer series! Sofia is in police custody. How will this end? This xercise can help you practise past participles as adjectives, the position of pronouns with conjugated verbs and El Subjuntivo. (Part 5 of 5)
  • Desalinizadoras
    Written accents in SpanishAdverbioAdjetivo

    Monica explains how Spain is a world leader in water desalination technology.
  • Desde mi balcón Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoEl Futuro SimpleVerbo irregularParticipioWritten accents in Spanish

    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
    El PresenteVerbo irregularEl Presente de SubjuntivoAdjetivoSingular

    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
    AdjetivoGerundioVoz pasivaJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Pretérito Imperfecto

    3 April book lovers is International Book Day and also United Nations Spanish Language Day
  • Disfraz de Calavera Mexicana para Halloween Free Bilingual reader
    Modo subjuntivoEl Presente de SubjuntivoPronombre de complemento indirectoAdverbioWritten accents in Spanish

    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
    Pronombre relativoPronombreJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaExpressing ability (poder, saber)Written accents in Spanish

    Practise relative pronouns while learning about International Mother Tongue Day.
  • El Peine del Viento Free Bilingual reader
    Written accents in SpanishPronombre relativoAdjetivoParticipioModo subjuntivo

    B2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • El Peliqueiro
    RegularPluralGénero masculino

    Maruxa explains who the "Peliqueiro" is.
  • El botijo
    Voz pasivaEl Pretérito ImperfectoTiempo compuesto

    Jacobo explains how an earthenware pitcher works.
  • El cuento de mi abuelo para el día de Reyes Free Bilingual reader
    El Pretérito IndefinidoJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Pretérito ImperfectoWritten accents in SpanishConjunción subordinante

    This B1 online reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Pretérito Indefinido and El Pretérito Imperfecto.
  • El día de la escarapela argentina
    ParticipioJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaVoz pasiva

    Isabel tells us about the Argentinian escarapela.
  • El milagro
    Tiempo compuestoJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaVerbos regulares (condicional)

    Raquel's husband is worried. She's gone skiing and there has been an avalanche.
  • El tapicero
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPronombre de complemento indirectoLa oración subordinada de finalidad

    Manel is planning on getting some new upholstery.
  • El traje de astronauta
    El Pretérito IndefinidoEl Pretérito ImperfectoJerga/ Expresión idiomática

    Mavy has discovered that the spacesuit was invented by a Spaniard.
  • Elsa y Fred
    El Presente de SubjuntivoModo subjuntivoConjunción

    Carmen is getting married again.
  • Emigración
    Modo subjuntivoTiempo compuestoParticipio

    Roman tells us why he is emigrating and where to.
  • En el probador
    ParticipioTiempo compuestoJerga/ Expresión idiomática

    Regina tells us about her adventure at the fitting room.
  • Esparto
    Written accents in SpanishConjunción subordinanteLa oración subordinada causal

    Julián tells us about the amazing esparto grass festival that takes place in a small village in Navarra.
  • Expatriados laborales: pros y contras
    Verbos regulares (condicional)El Condicional SimpleEl Imperfecto Subjuntivo

    Federico explains the pros and cons of being an expat.
  • Expresiones con colores
    Pronombre relativoJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPronombre

    Laila explains some Spanish expressions that feature colours.
  • Feliz Navidad
    Modo subjuntivoModo indicativoOración subordinada temporal

    Memories of how we used to wish Christmas greetings came to Fran's mind.
  • Filantropía
    El Condicional SimpleEl PresenteModo subjuntivo

    Elsa talks about the role of philanthropy in society.
  • Finca la Estacada
    AdverbioJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaWritten accents in Spanish

    Agueda tells us about the wonderful wine experience that her friends organised for her at Finca la Estacada in Cuenca.
  • Flirteando
    Expressing desire (querer, gustar)Modo subjuntivoVerbo modal

    Almudena wants a date with indecisive Alberto, she thinks that making him jealous will make him ask her out.
  • Haciendo equipo
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaVerbos pronominalesPronombre de complemento indirecto

    Fidel can't wait to have a virtual coffeebreak with his workmates.
  • Hamburguesas veganas de avena Free Bilingual reader
    Pronombre de complemento directoPronombre de complemento indirectoórdenes y peticionesOración negativaEl Imperativo

    Learn how to make these vegan burgers and practise El Futuro Simple.
  • Jimena quiere ser actriz
    El Presente de SubjuntivoJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPronombre de complemento indirecto

    Jimena tells her parents that she wants to be an actress.
  • Kraus y Carreras
    AdjetivoJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaModo subjuntivo

    Gabriel tells us about two of the greatest Spanish opera singers.
  • La Familia Addams Free Bilingual reader
    El PresenteAdjetivoVerbo irregularModo subjuntivoSer or Estar?

    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
    Modo subjuntivoOración subordinada temporalPronombre relativo

    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
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaAdverbioEl Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto de Subjuntivo

    Vanesa took an astrology course and now she is confused by the many horoscopos from diverse cultures that exist.
  • La familia política
    RegularFuturoEl Futuro Perfecto

    Ricardo is nervous about meeting his family-in-law for first time.
  • La fiesta del chivo
    ParticipioModo subjuntivoVoz pasiva

    Julio tells us his thoughts about the novel he has just finished reading.
  • La herencia árabe en España Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoPluralSingularEl Pretérito IndefinidoNombre

    This exercise is about the influence of Arabic culture on Spain and the Spanish language.
  • La hipoteca
    Modo subjuntivoEl Imperfecto SubjuntivoParticipio

    Marta is excited because her boyfriend wants to make a long-term commitment.
  • La mejor terapia para ser feliz
    Verbos con cambio ortográfico z>c verbs (presente subjuntivo)El Imperfecto SubjuntivoPronombre impersonal

    Vanessa tells us what she considers the best therapy to be happy.
  • La piedra y el perro
    Modo subjuntivoEl Imperfecto SubjuntivoOración subordinada temporal

    Luisa tells us a funny anecdote from her childhood.
  • La regla de oro para ahorrar
    Verbos pronominalesJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaVerbo modal

    Paco shows us a system to save money.
  • La vuelta al cole Free Bilingual reader
    Written accents in SpanishAdverbioModo subjuntivoEl Presente de SubjuntivoLa perífrasis verbal

    This exercise can help you practise clauses using El inidicativo and El subjuntivo.
  • Las señales de tráfico
    ParticipioJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaVoz pasiva

    Naiara is studying for her driving test and she has discovered some interesting facts about road signs.
  • Librerías
    PronombreJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Imperfecto Subjuntivo

    While buying a book for his granddaughter, Adrián discovers a book on children's emotional education.
  • Lluvia
    Pronombre de complemento directoJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPronombre de complemento indirecto

    Sonsoles has thought of a wonderful name for her friend's baby.
  • Los Novios 2: Alfredo desconfía Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaAdjetivoEl Pretérito IndefinidoEl Imperfecto SubjuntivoLa perífrasis verbal

    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
    El Pretérito ImperfectoEl Imperfecto SubjuntivoPronombrePreposiciónPronombre relativo

    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
    El Presente de SubjuntivoModo subjuntivoAdjetivoPronombre de complemento indirectoVoz pasiva

    B2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Los superpoderes más raros del mundo
    GerundioInfinitivoJerga/ Expresión idiomática

    Susana is impressed because someone collated the weirdest superpowers from the world of comics.
  • Los zapatos de lujo son españoles
    Pronombre relativoWritten accents in SpanishExpressing ability (poder, saber)

    Abelardo tells us about the wonderful shoes that are manufactured in Elda by amazing craftsman using high quality spanish leather for international luxury brands.
  • Maradona - Song by Andrés Calamaro Free Bilingual reader
    Pronombre de complemento directoPronombre de complemento indirectoAdjetivoApócopeModo imperativo

    This tribute to Maradona can help you practise. using cualquier/cualquiera, el Presente de Subjuntivo and using the infinitive after prepositions.
  • Maruja Mallo
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaParticipioComparativo

    Rosendo is researching the life and work of Maruja Mallo at the Museo Reina Sofía.
  • Mediterráneo - Los Rebeldes Free Bilingual reader
    Written accents in SpanishPronombre de complemento indirectoAdjetivoEl Futuro SimpleFuturo

    This song, Mediterráneo, appeared on the best-selling album of Spanish rockabilly band Los Rebeldes and was the 1988 hit song of the summer.
  • Mente sana, cuerpo sano
    Expresión idiomática con "ser"Verbo irregularSer or Estar?

    Yara describes how her life has changed thanks to meditation and a positive attitude.
  • Mi rutina durante el Ramadán Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaInfinitivoEl Presente de SubjuntivoModo subjuntivo

    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
    El Imperfecto SubjuntivoModo subjuntivoTiempo compuesto

    Rosaria tells us how she used crowdfunding to successfully launch her startup.
  • Miedo
    Pronombre relativoJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPronombre de complemento indirecto

    Quique discovers a scary secret from his childhood.
  • Migraciones en España.
    El Condicional SimpleVerbos regulares (condicional)Tiempo compuesto

    Lucia tells us about the phenomenon that is Spain's history of migration.
  • Montserrat Caballé
    AdverbioEl Condicional PerfectoTiempo compuesto

    Luisa tells us about her dream to become an opera singer like Montserrat Caballé.
  • Monólogos de un doctor
    Modo subjuntivoAdjetivoOración subordinada temporal

    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
    El Presente de SubjuntivoVerbo irregularModo subjuntivo

    A review of Spanish female chefs with Michelin stars.
  • Mujeres y universidades
    Modo subjuntivoModo indicativoAdverbio

    Octavio is surprised to learn when Spanish women were allowed to study at university.
  • Mujeres y videojuegos
    El Presente de SubjuntivoPronombre relativoPronombre

    Carla tells us about women and videogames.
  • Málaga
    Verbos pronominalesWritten accents in SpanishTiempo compuesto

    Ricardo is surprised by Malaga's contemporary culture.
  • Método Montessori
    Voz pasivaParticipioPronombre relativo

    Federico tells us about the Montessori Method.
  • Música y velocidad
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaComparativoGerundio

    Victor explains the effect that music has on his training.
  • Netflix Free
    Verbos irregulares (condicional)El Presente de SubjuntivoEl Condicional Simple

    Arturo explains why he likes Netflix.
  • Neuromante
    AdverbioModo subjuntivoJerga/ Expresión idiomática

    Alfonso talks about Neuromancer, the novel which introduced the concept of cyberspace.
  • Nochebuena en La Paz
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Imperfecto SubjuntivoOración subordinada temporal

    Juanjo tells us about his plans to celebrate Christmas Eve in La Paz, Bolivia.
  • Otoño romántico Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPronombre relativoInfinitivoPronombreWritten accents in Spanish

    B2 Spanish interactive listening article
  • Pablo Casals
    El Imperfecto SubjuntivoEl Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos pronominales

    Paco is reading the memoirs of a famous cellist, composer and conductor.
  • Panda Antivirus
    Modo subjuntivoEl Imperfecto SubjuntivoJerga/ Expresión idiomática

    Laila just discovered that Panda Antivirus is a Spanish brand.
  • Para gustos los colores
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaAdjetivoVoz pasiva

    Marilia tells us that there are many versions of beauty besides its classic interpretation.
  • Pastores del siglo XXI
    Tiempo compuestoEl Futuro SimplePronombre impersonal

    Rosa is changing her profession to became a shepherdess.
  • Perros al colegio
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPronombreEl Condicional Simple

    Gonzalo recommend a school for dogs.
  • Pirineos
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)El Imperfecto Subjuntivo

    Elvira is impressed by the story of how the Pyrenees got their name
  • Por mí
    GerundioVerbo irregularPronombre de complemento directo

    Julia asks a colleague to go to a meeting on her behalf.
  • Premonición
    Oración subordinada temporalJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto de Subjuntivo

    Paloma is worried that her nightmare about her grandmother's death is a premonition.
  • Preparándome para el otoño Free
    AdjetivoInfinitivoEl Condicional Simple

    Marta tells us about looking forward to autumn.
  • Quesos españoles Free Bilingual reader
    Voz pasivaPronombre de complemento directoPronombre de complemento indirectoAdjetivoParticipio

    Did you know that there are more than 100 varieties of cheese in Spain?
  • Refranes de Octubre Free Bilingual reader
    Written accents in SpanishModo subjuntivoJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaAdverbioConjunción

    Discover a few Spanish proverbs and sayings about autumn in this bilingual reader.
  • Refugio surfero
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaParticipioModo subjuntivo

    Antonio tells why he moved to Somo to run his own surfers refuge.
  • Regalos invisibles Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoPronombre de complemento indirectoEl Pretérito ImperfectoWritten accents in SpanishJerga/ Expresión idiomática

    What is the true spirit of Christmas? This exercise can help you practise El Imperfecto vs El indefinido and the position of pronouns with conjugated verbs.
  • Resistiré Free Bilingual reader
    El Presente de SubjuntivoConjunciónPronombre de complemento indirectoModo subjuntivoOración negativa

    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
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPronombre de complemento indirectoInfinitivoPronombre relativoPronombre de complemento directo

    Learn about the young Spanish singer called Rosalía Vila Tobella whose modern take on flamenco music led her to fame.
  • SIMON
    Modo subjuntivoParticipioPronombre relativo

    Vicente is surpised by the history and effort behind a simple light switch.
  • Selfi vs autorretrato
    Pronombre relativoAdverbioEl Imperfecto Subjuntivo

    Marcos is trying to understand the difference between selfie and self portrait.
  • Semana Santa Free Bilingual reader
    AdjetivoEl PresentePluralModo subjuntivoAdjetivo invariable

    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
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaExpresión idiomática con "ser"Ser or Estar?

    Arantxa talks about her wonderful summer adventure hiking in the Ordesa National Park.
  • Sin rumbo
    El Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto de SubjuntivoParticipioTiempo compuesto

    Antonio talks about his solitary road trips with no fixed destination through the mountains.
  • Solar Decathlon Latinoamérica y Caribe
    El Futuro SimpleModo subjuntivoConjunción

    Francisco tells us about Solar Decathlon Latinoamérica y Caribe.
  • Solicitando un trabajo Free Bilingual reader
    Pronombre de complemento indirectoPronombre de complemento directoAdjetivoApócopeAdjetivo indefinido

    Read and listen to this text describing how to write a formal email for a job application.
  • Tecnopatías
    Pronombre relativoFuturoEl Futuro Simple

    Flavia is shocked to learn that technology can impact mental health.
  • Tertulias en el Café Gijón
    Pronombre impersonalVerbo transitivoVoz pasiva

    Faustino tells us about the famous intellectual gatherings at the Café Gijón in Madrid.
  • Trucos para escribir un libro
    ApócopeAdjetivoVerbos pronominales

    Marcelo gives us some tips to write a book.
  • Un baby shower solidario
    ParticipioJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Futuro Simple

    Dina wants to invest the budget for her baby shower in a fundraising event for the NGO Madrina Foundation.
  • Un castillo templario
    Pronombre relativoModo subjuntivoEl Imperfecto Subjuntivo

    Juan tells us about the one of the most popular Templar Castles in Spain.
  • Un crimen perfecto 1 Free Bilingual reader
    El Pretérito ImperfectoEl Pretérito IndefinidoInfinitivoPronombre de complemento directoPronombre de complemento indirecto

    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
    El Pretérito IndefinidoEl Pretérito ImperfectoPronombre indefinidoPronombre de complemento directoPronombre de complemento indirecto

    The police investigate and think there's more to this than meets the eye.
  • Un crimen perfecto 3 Free Bilingual reader
    El Pretérito ImperfectoEl Pretérito IndefinidoWritten accents in SpanishConjunción subordinantePronombre interrogativo y exclamativo

    The police have new suspects!
  • Un crimen perfecto 4 Free Bilingual reader
    PronombreJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Condicional SimplePronombre relativoPronombre indefinido

    Get closer to finding out who the killer is while practising El Condicional Simple.
  • Un crimen perfecto 5 Free Bilingual reader
    ParticipioEl Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregularJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaIrregular

    Here's the final installment where we finally find out who really killed Pablo and why.
  • Un hotel que sea céntrico Free Bilingual reader
    Pronombre de complemento indirectoAdverbioJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    Set in Salamanca, this exercise can help you practise El Subjuntivo.
  • Un hotel sorprendente
    Modo subjuntivoParticipioEl Imperfecto Subjuntivo

    Patricia has discovered an amazing hotel for her honeymoon.
  • Un sueño de Navidad Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaAdjetivoInfinitivoModo subjuntivoWritten accents in Spanish

    Ever had a weird dream that you nevertheless wished was real? This exercise can help you practise relative clauses, and El Imperfecto de Subjuntivo
  • Un vuelo divertidísimo
    El Imperfecto SubjuntivoModo subjuntivoParticipio

    Irene tells us about her entertaining plane ride.
  • Una sesión de belleza Free Bilingual reader
    El Futuro SimpleVerbo irregularEl Presente de SubjuntivoModo subjuntivoAdjetivo

    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
    Modo subjuntivoPronombre de complemento directoEl Presente de SubjuntivoInfinitivoOración subordinada temporal

    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise false friends.
  • Vicente Ferrer
    El Condicional SimpleVerbo modalJerga/ Expresión idiomática

    Cesar tells us about his hero: Vicente Ferrer.
  • Viviendas sociales de Sa Pobla
    Pronombre relativoAdjetivoPronombre impersonal

    Rodrigo is a fan of a social housing project in Mallorca.
  • Voy a pedírselo por San Valentín
    El Futuro SimpleVerbos regulares -ir (presente)Verbos regulares -er (presente)

    Paco is excited about his romantic plan for Valentine's day.
  • Wedding Planner
    Verbos regulares (condicional)El Condicional SimpleEl Imperfecto Subjuntivo

    Mar tells her husband about the latest rather surprising wedding she organised for a client.
  • ¡Qué sabia es mi abuela!
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaAdverbioVerbos pronominales

    Oriol loves visiting his grandma because she teaches him so much about life.
  • ¿Cuándo es el Día del Padre?
    GerundioPronombre de complemento indirectoPronombre de complemento directo

    Nadia is confused about what day we celebrate Father's Day.
  • ¿Es el coaching una moda?
    El Pretérito IndefinidoVoz pasivaEl Pretérito Imperfecto

    Paula has researched the history of coaching.
  • ¿Por qué todo es rojo en San Valentín?
    PronombreJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaLa perífrasis verbal

    Fernanda discovers why everything is red on Valentine's day.
  • ¿Puedes aguantar 24 horas sin quejarte?
    El Condicional SimpleModo subjuntivoEl Imperfecto Subjuntivo

    Pedro has challenged himself to go 24 hours without complaining. Will he achieve it?
  • ¿Qué? ¿ruidosas nosotras? Free Bilingual reader
    Confusión sobre que ConjunciónPronombre interrogativo y exclamativoPronombre relativoJerga/ Expresión idiomática

    The landlady is not happy with her noisy tenants.
  • C1: Advanced Spanish listening exercises

  • Alquilando un piso Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaLa perífrasis verbalVerbos pronominalesLa oración subordinada modalConjunción subordinante

    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise pronominal verbs, verbal periphrasis and subordinate clauses.
  • Belenista
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPronombre de complemento indirectoPor or Para?

    Martín talks about his passion about Nativities.
  • Cartagena Free Bilingual reader
    PronombrePronombre relativoLa oración subordinada causalInfinitivoAdverbio interrogativo

    Discover the beautiful city of Cartagena, in the province of Murcia, Spain. This reading and listening exercise can help you review relative pronouns.
  • Comiendo pipas Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaLa oración subordinada causalInfinitivoLa perífrasis verbalPronombre

    Read and listen to this C1-level story with an unexpected protagonist who learns to love pipas.
  • Conciliación laboral y familiar
    El Pretérito IndefinidoEl Pretérito ImperfectoJerga/ Expresión idiomática

    Paloma explains how she became an activist to fight for a work-life balance that is fair for women.
  • Diseñador, sastre, modista y costurera
    Verbos pronominalesJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaLa oración impersonal

    Magdalena explains the difference between the many professionals involved in making clothes.
  • Día de Pachamama Free Bilingual reader
    Modo subjuntivoEl Futuro PerfectoEl Condicional SimpleParticipioEl Presente de Subjuntivo

    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
    ParticipioEl Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto de SubjuntivoAdjetivoEl Pretérito Perfecto del SubjuntivoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)

    This reading and listening exercise can help you practise the passive voice, El Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto de Subjuntivo and using cuyo, cuya, cuyos, cuyas.
  • El gigante europeo del disfraz
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaLa perífrasis verbalPronombre de complemento indirecto

    Celia is surprised to learn that the European giant of costumes is in Huesca.
  • El veraneo Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaLa perífrasis verbalVerbos pronominalesArtículo neutroEl Imperfecto Subjuntivo

    Have you ever wondered how the concept of summer holidays came about? This exercise can help you practise idiomatic expressions.
  • Ensalada de verano Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaInfinitivoLa oración subordinada causalWritten accents in SpanishVerbos pronominales

    Enjoy a refreshing and unusual salad while practising using cuyo, cuya, cuyos, cuyas and relative clauses.
  • Estoy tiesa
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPronombre de complemento directoArtículo neutro

    Paloma is struggling to make ends meet.
  • Felipe II Free Bilingual reader
    El Pretérito ImperfectoEl Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo irregularAdjetivoParticipio

    Practise El Presente Historico.
  • Flotadores muy originales Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPor or Para?Conjunciónórdenes y peticionesEl Imperativo

    Practise using El Pluscuamperfecto Subjuntivo in hypothetical clauses, idioms with ser, and relatives.
  • Gótico
    Written accents in SpanishParticipioVerbos pronominales

    Federico explains Gothic architecture.
  • Igualdad
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaModo subjuntivoPronombre de complemento directo

    Martina talks about her thoughts on equality.
  • Janucá Free Bilingual reader
    El Presente de SubjuntivoModo subjuntivoEl Pretérito IndefinidoVerbo modalJerga/ Expresión idiomática

    Hanukkah Sameach! This reading and listening exercise discusses the story behind the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah.
  • La Erizada Free Bilingual reader
    Pronombre relativoConjunciónVerbos pronominalesFuturoModo subjuntivo

    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
    AdjetivoNombrePluralVerbo irregularSingular

    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
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPor or Para?La perífrasis verbal

    Juan talks to us about his work day.
  • La movida madrileña
    Verbos pronominalesJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaLa oración impersonal

    Jacinto tries to describe this underground cultural phenomenon.
  • Las fuentes de La Granja de San Ildefonso
    Verbos pronominalesJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaLa oración subordinada modal

    Victor is planning to see the San Ildefonso fountains being turned on.
  • Las rebajas de enero Free Bilingual reader
    Voz pasivaParticipioEl Pretérito Perfecto del SubjuntivoVerbos regulares -ar (presente)El Infinitivo Compuesto

    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 antiguos viajes a la playa - Eva Hache Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaConjunciónModo subjuntivoVerbos pronominalesEl Presente

    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 luchadores
    Verbos pronominalesJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaArtículo definido

    Joaquin is nervous thinking of a strategy to win the national wrestling championship.
  • Los otros héroes Free Bilingual reader
    Verbos pronominalesInfinitivoConjunción subordinanteAdjetivoPronombre de complemento indirecto

    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
    El Pretérito ImperfectoEl Pretérito IndefinidoParticipioOración negativaVerbo

    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.
  • Mujeres Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaLa perífrasis verbalPor or Para?Expressing need and obligation (deber, tener que, haber que, necesitar [que])Pronombre de complemento directo

    Every year on 8 March we celebrate International Women’s Day. This C1 reading and listening exercise can help you practise relative pronouns and idiomatic expressions.
  • Olefitness
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaPor or Para?El Condicional Simple

    Araceli is amazed to learn that you can do flamenco for fitness where you can burn up to 600 calories.
  • Pase lo que pase, yo estoy a tu lado Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Pretérito ImperfectoEl Pretérito IndefinidoVerbos pronominalesModo subjuntivo

    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.
  • Reflexología podal
    Adjetivo indefinidoVerbos pronominalesApócope

    Serafín explains foot reflexology.
  • Ropa de invierno Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaConjunción subordinanteParticipioConjunción coordinanteExpressing need and obligation (deber, tener que, haber que, necesitar [que])

    C1 Spanish interactive listening article
  • SEMINCI: Semana Internacional de Cine de Valladolid Free Bilingual reader
    Modo subjuntivoVerbos pronominalesLa perífrasis verbalOración subordinada temporalModo indicativo

    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
    PronombrePronombre relativoArtículo neutroPor or Para?

    Practise relative pronouns while learning about volunteer work.
  • Un mal amigo Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaEl Condicional PerfectoEl Pretérito ImperfectoEl Pretérito IndefinidoModo subjuntivo

    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.
  • Un viaje a la España despoblada Free Bilingual reader
    El Presente de SubjuntivoModo subjuntivoJerga/ Expresión idiomáticaLa perífrasis verbalPronombre

    This C1 reading and listening exercise can help you practise the repetition of words to give emphasis and difference between "por mí" and "para mí."
  • Verano en la azotea
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaVerbos pronominalesIrregular

    Elsa has transformed her rooftop into an oasis to enjoy summer in the city.
  • ¡Esto está de lujo!
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaVerbos pronominalesEl Condicional Simple

    Begoña feels as if she were in paradise today.
  • ¡Está como una cabra! Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaInfinitivoConjunciónModo subjuntivoOración negativa

    This C1 reading and listening exercise can help you practise idioms with animals.
  • ¡Somos la leche! Free Bilingual reader
    El Imperfecto SubjuntivoAdverbioWritten accents in SpanishVerbos pronominalesPronombre

    What if your best friend was also your sibling? This C1 exercise can help you practise idioms related to food.
  • ¿Qué tipo de viajero eres? Free Bilingual reader
    Jerga/ Expresión idiomáticaLa perífrasis verbalArtículo neutroVerbos pronominalesParticipio

    This C1 exercise can help you practise pronominal verbs, relative pronouns and the general use of idiomatic expressions.

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