Felipe II

Spanish online reading and listening practice - level C1

This reading and listening exercise can help you practise using a specific narrative technique whereby El Presente is used to narrate past events: El Presente Histórico.

Exercise: Felipe II

Listen to the audio, 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. It is useful to note that El Presente Histórico is rarely translated using the Present tense in English.

Text by Silvia Píriz and audio by Inma Sánchez

Click any word in the text to see its translation and related grammar lessons.

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