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El día de engañar en Menorca

Spanish online reading and listening practice - level A2

broma Many of you are probably gearing up for the practical jokes that take place tomorrow for April Fool's Day. But did you know that the Spanish-speaking world doesn't celebrate it? For Spain and Latin America "prank day" is on 28 December: El día de los inocentes.

In fact, that's not strictly true, there is ONE place that DOES celebrate April Fool's Day, and that's the Balearic island of Menorca. Find out why!

This reading and listening exercise can help you practise indefinite adjectives, the preterite, and modal verbs. If you are a premium member you might also want to try this writing challenge about El día de los inocentes.

Text by Inma Sánchez and audio by Maria Cardoso (using her native Argentinian accent).

Exercise: El día de engañar en Menorca

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.