Spanish Alphabet Pronunciation

 

Overview: In today’s free Spanish class, we will be covering the basics of Spanish alphabet pronunciation.

Who’s it for: People who would like to improve their accent in Spanish

Skill Level: Beginners

Whether you are a beginner starting from scratch or an advanced student who wants to improve their accent, this lesson will be very useful for you. This lesson will help you keep your English accent to a minimum!

A – ah de Ana

B – beh de burro

C – seh de casa OR César

*if the vowels E or I follow the letter C, it is pronounced like an S (Ex. Cielo, cerca) otherwise it is pronounced like a K (Ex. Cuerpo, condición)

D – deh de dedo

E – eh de Eduardo

F – efeh de foco

G – heh de gato OR género

*if the vowels E or I follow the G, it is pronounced like “heh” (Ex. girasol, genaro), otherwise it is pronounced like a regular G

H – acheh de historia

*remember: the H is silent in Spanish! So “historia” is pronounced like “istoria”

CH- cheh de churro

I – ee de Inés

J – hota de julio

K- kah de kilo

L – elle de loco

LL – elle doble de lluvia

M – eme de mama

N – ene de no

Ñ – enye de niño

O – oh de hola

P – peh de Pedro

Q – kuu de queso

R – erre de Ramón OR arena

*If the R is in the beginning of the word, it has a strong sound, if it is within the word, it has a softer sound.

RR- erre de perro

*for the double R, remember to roll you R strongly

S – ese de sol

T – teh de tonto

U – uh de huracan

V – uhve de vaca

W – doble veh de Washington

X – equis de Mexico

Y – ee griega de vaya

Z – seta de zanahoria

 

Remember, as basic as learning Spanish alphabet pronunciation may seem, it serves as the basis for your Spanish learning and pronunciation. We hope you enjoyed today’s lesson!

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