La brújula
Spanish dictation exercise

The compass  (A2)

Aurelio tells us about the discovery of the compass.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "aplicaciones", "marinero", "viajero", "minero""aguja" , "imantado", "cuenco", "caja", "rosa de los vientos""fondo" and "vidrio".

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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