La Mama Negra en Ecuador

Spanish online reading and listening practice - level B1

In Latacunga, Ecuador, they have a fiesta called La Santísima Tragedia, but everyone calls it Mama Negra and since 2005 it's been officially recognised as part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Ecuador.

This video gives you a feel of the festivities that take place, but it's not part of the exercise. Scroll down to view the bilingual article. [embed][/embed]

This reading and listening exercise can help you practise past participles as adjectives, the imperative for usted/ustedes/nosotros/nosotras (affirmative and negative commands) and using the imperative with reflexive pronouns (affirmative commands).

Text by Silvia Píriz and audio by a Latin American voice professional.

Exercise: La Mama Negra en Ecuador

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.

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