El Canal de Panamá

"El Canal de Panamá" has been shared to the blog from the Spanish reading practice section of the learning library where you can find a large selection of interactive texts to help you with your reading skills. This article also has audio for you to practice your Spanish listening skills; you can find many more listening activities in the Spanish listening exercises section.

Spanish online reading and listening practice – level A1


Join Cristina as she discovers the fascinating feat of engineering that is the Panama Canal.

This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Presente, adverbs in ending in -mente, El Futuro Próximo and the gender/number of nouns and adjectives.

Text by Silvia Píriz and audio by Inma Sánchez.

Exercise: El Canal de Panamá

The text is fairly long, so the audio is split in two. 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.

Click any word in the text to see its translation and related grammar lessons.

Author info

Shui Ng González

Shui is Kwiziq's Content and Language Manager and Head of Spanish. She is an experienced technical writer, translator and project manager. Shui grew up bilingual English-Spanish in the UK, completing her studies in London, Madrid and Paris where she now lives. She speaks English, Spanish, French and Italian. Her love of languages and technical knowledge make her a perfect fit for Kwiziq.