Día del Idioma Español y Día Internacional del Libro

Spanish online reading and listening practice - level B2

old books Every year on 23 April, book lovers celebrate International Book Day, but did you know it is also the United Nations Spanish Language Day? Many people know that 23 April 1616 was the date Shakespeare died, and most hispanophiles will know it is also the same day that Miguel de Cervantes, considered Spain's greatest novelist, poet and playwright was buried.

This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Imperfecto de Subjuntivo, the passive voice, and the position of adjectives. Text and audio by Inma Sánchez

Exercise: Día del Idioma Español y Día Internacional del Libro

Listen to the audios (part 1 and part 2), then read the transcript. Click any phrase for the translation and links to related grammar lessons which you can add to your Kwiziq notebook to practise later.

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