La verbena de la Paloma

"The Paloma"
Spanish A1 dictation exercise

Arnaldo is attending a zarzuela with his brother called "La verbena de la Paloma".


Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "verbena", "zarzuela", "típico", "espectáculo", "mezcla", "contar", "cómica", "amor", "celos", "chulapo", "chulapa" & "trajes".

I'll play you Spanish speech in sections for you to transcribe

  • Start by listening to the whole piece then hit start
  • Play each section and write down what you hear
  • I'll show you correct answers after each for you to mark yourself
Start the exercise
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