Feria de Cuenca, Ecuador

"Feria de Cuenca, Ecuador" 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.

Spanish online reading and listening practice – level B2

Cuenca in Ecuador is a UNESCO World Heritage site and it celebrates Independence Day every 3 November. As such, it comes hot on the heels of two other national holidays: All Saints’ Day on November 1st, and the Day of the Dead, celebrated on the 2nd of November. This makes for a long break everyone looks forward to!

This reading and listening exercise can help you practise using the gerund to say while [doing something], using the infinitive after prepositions and la pasiva refleja. You will also see a Latin American usage of the time adverb recién.

Exercise: Feria de Cuenca, Ecuador

Watch the video, 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.

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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.