Feria del pulpo

"Octopus Festival"
Spanish A1 dictation exercise

Miguel tells us about the Octopus Festival in Galicia, Spain.


Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "calderos", "asustar","o sea", "agua hirviendo", "gancho de hierro ", "rodajas", "sacar", "secar" & "pimentón".

I'll play you Spanish speech in sections for you to transcribe

  • Start by listening to the whole piece then hit start
  • Play each section and write down what you hear
  • I'll show you correct answers after each for you to mark yourself
Start the exercise
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