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Advanced Spanish Listening Practice – Spanish direct and indirect object pronouns Posted by on Nov 13, 2019 in Basic, Learning, Pronunciation, Spanish Culture, Spanish Grammar

In this Spanish lesson we are going to practice using Spanish direct and indirect object pronouns. As usual, first we will review some relevant grammar and vocabulary and then see if you can follow a short listening.

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This lesson is part of a Spanish course that practices the grammar and vocabulary first introduced in my Advanced Spanish course posted here on the Transparent Language blog. Let’s test your listening comprehension and see if you can understand a short audio in Spanish. The transcript to the audio will be given at the end of the post but please try not to look at it until you have tried playing and understanding the audio a few times.

Use the following link to watch the corresponding video lesson of the original course:

Advanced Spanish Lesson – Spanish direct and indirect object pronouns

Now play the audio to listen a conversation. Can you understand what is being said? Play the audio a few times before you look at the transcript. Don’t worry if you don’t understand every single thing the two people are saying. Try to catch whichever words you can and then try to piece things together to work out what is being said.

(Play the audio a few times before you scroll down and look at the transcript)



Mónica: Jack, ¿has llamado a tu madre hoy?

Jack: Oh, no. Se me ha olvidado. La llamaré mañana, o pasado mañana.

Mónica: Hace muchos días que no hablas no ella. A tu madre le hace falta hablar contigo. Vive sola y necesita hablar con gente.

Jack: Creo que exageras. Mi madre tiene muchas amigas y queda con ellas todos los días. El otro día, cuando fui a visitarla, había organizado una fiesta en su casa.

Mónica: ¿Una fiesta?

Jack: Sí, sí. Una fiesta.

Mónica: Creo que a tu madre no le hace falta tanta compañía como pensaba pero aún así, seguro que quiere hablar contigo. Lo necesita.

Jack: Bueno, quizás tienes razón. La llamaré mañana.

Mónica: ¿Podrías ir a visitarla? Seguro que lo prefiere.

Jack: ¿Visitar a mi madre? No, no. Seguro que están todas sus amigas en su casa.

Mónica: ¿Qué pasa con sus amigas? ¿Por qué no las quieres ver?

Jack: Son muy cotillas. Me preguntan de todo sobre mi vida privada. No lo puedo soportar.

Mónica: ¡Qué dices! Seguro que solo se preocupan por ti, hombre.


So, how did you get on? How much did you understand of the listening? Please let me know in the comments section below…

Don’t worry if you didn’t understand that much, keep reviewing the vocabulary and phrases and you will soon be up to speed and ready for the next lesson in this course. See you next time!

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I am from Bilbao in northern Spain. I qualified as a Spanish Language Teacher in 2004. I have taught Spanish in England and Spain and now really enjoy teaching the Spanish Language via my website The Spanish Blog to students from all around the world. I love my job and the intricacies of the Spanish Language. My main personal interests are music, reading and cooking. I studied music for twelve years in Bilbao and I play the piano. I also enjoy singing and I try my best to sing more in English now. I hope very much that you enjoy my posts and welcome any comments.