El desorden que dejas

Spanish online reading and listening practice - level C1

There's been a long period of Nordic noir - crime fiction set in Scandinavia. Well, move over Nordic noir because it's time for Galician noir! Netflix has been making huge investments in Spanish-speaking content and one of its most recent successful series is El desorden que dejas, known in English as "The Mess You Leave Behind". The series was written by Carlos Montero and is based on the novel he wrote by the same name. If you are a fan of Spanish Netflix series you might already know him from Elite.

The series follows Raquel Valero, a teacher who takes up a post in a small rural town in Galicia, when she realises that the teacher she has replaced died in mysterious circumstances.

This reading and listening exercise can help you practise idiomatic expressions. It is associated with the following studylists:

Exercise: El desorden que dejas

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