Miguel Delibes

Spanish online reading and listening practice - level B2

Miguel Delibes Setién was initially associated with the Generation of '36, later becoming a leading literary figure in post-Spanish Civil War literature. As well as being a famous author, he was a journalist and newspaper editor. He was passionate about the countryside, in particular that of his native Castile, and nature is a featured theme in his writing. Discover more about his life with this bilingual article.

This reading and listening exercise can help you practise El Pretérito indefinido and El Pretérito imperfecto.

Text and audio by Ana Matilla.

Exercise: Miguel Delibes

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Q&A relating to this exercise 2 questions, 1 answer

ClaraC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

A fantastic reader...

¡Me encantó esto! 

Muchísimas gracias a Ana y a todo el equipo por este fantástico homenaje al maravilloso Miguel Delibes Setién :))

Saludos 

Clara 

Asked 7 hours ago

A fantastic reader...

¡Me encantó esto! 

Muchísimas gracias a Ana y a todo el equipo por este fantástico homenaje al maravilloso Miguel Delibes Setién :))

Saludos 

Clara 

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LarryC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

One error in translation

The word "la" is missing in the phrase "la fauna y __ flora." 

Asked 2 weeks ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Larry

Thanks for spotting this. This will be corrected as soon as possible. We will add the article "la" to the text so that it matches with what is narrated. (both options are correct, by the way; we can omit the article as well as it is implicit)

Gracias y saludos

Inma

One error in translation

The word "la" is missing in the phrase "la fauna y __ flora." 

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