Las Meninas
Spanish dictation exercise

Las Meninas (B1)

Dorotea is going to meet her friend Catalina at the Prado Museum tomorrow, to discover the secrets of the Velazquez painting "Las Meninas".

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "misterio", "astrólogos", "historiadores", "tratar", "triunfar", "admirar", "versión", "esconder" and "descubrir".

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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