La verbena

"The open-air dance "
Spanish C1 dictation exercise

Dalia is looking forward to celebrating Saint Cajetan with her friends.


Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "de higos a brevas", "ponerse de punta en blanco", "darlo todo", "dar un subidón", "liar a alguien", "mantenerse en sus trece", "sarao", "a tope" & "ya vendrá el tío Paco con la rebaja".

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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