La herencia árabe en España

Spanish online reading and listening practice - level B2

This reading and listening exercise is about the influence of Arabic culture on Spain and the Spanish language. This is suitable for level B2 Spanish students and contains some C1 grammar points.


For nearly 800 years, Arabs from North Africa, frequently referred to as "Moors" (Spanish = moros), were the dominant rulers of a vast part of what is now modern-day Spain. Their influence left an indelible mark on Spanish architecture, culture, food and the Spanish language. Discover more about this important part of Spanish history with our bilingual reader.

Exercise: La herencia árabe en España

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