La verbena
Spanish dictation exercise

The open-air dance (C1)

Dalia is looking forward to celebrating Saint Cajetan with her friends.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "de higos a brevas", "ponerse de punta en blanco", "darlo todo", "dar un subidón", "liar a alguien", "mantenerse en sus trece", "sarao", "a tope" & "ya vendrá el tío Paco con la rebaja".

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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