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Las hogueras de San Juan

Spanish online reading and listening practice - level B1

This reading and listening exercise is about the Spanish celebration of the feast day of Saint John. It is suitable for level B1 Spanish students.


It's officially summertime! In Spain (and many other countries) because the solstice and the feast day of Saint John the Baptist are so close, the eve of Saint John's is celebrated as the start of summer. Fire and bonfires are a common theme in many celebrations. Watch this video to take a tour of some of the most famous St John's celebrations in Spain.

Exercise: Las hogueras de San Juan

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. Keep scrolling down to see vocabulary and study lists associated with this exercise.

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