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|Maryam||Thursday 21st of October 2004 10:45:38 AM|
|Spanish Alphabet - |
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Introduction. Listen and practice.
A,a : amigo (friend) Like in fAther
B,b : bandera (flag) Like in Bomb
C,c : canción (song) Like in Car
Attention: c+e= ce, like in cEmetery. Hacer (to do)
c+i= ci, like in cIgar. Cine (cinema)
c+o= co, like in cOcoon. Colosal (colossal)
c+u=cu, like in cocOOn. Acuñar (to coin, to mint)
CH, ch : chocolate (chocolat), like in naCHO
D,d : dormir (to sleep), like in aDore
E,e : entero (whole), like in Egg
F,f : fabuloso (fabulous), like in Fantastic
G,g : garganta (throat), like in Gathered
Attention: ga : garganta, go : gorila , gu : gusto (taste)
BUT gi : gigante (giant), a little h
To make gi sound like in "ga","go"and "gu" we must write it with an "u": guitarra (guitar) amiguito (little friend)
H,h : hoja (hoja), always silent
I,i : inocente (innocent), like in polIce
J,j : jugar (to play), a little h
K,k : kilo (kilo), like in Kilometer
L,l : labios (lips), like in Laundry
Ll,ll : llave (key), very similar to Yield
M,m : mariposa (butterfly), like in Mom
N,n : Novela (novel), like in Novel
Ñ,ñ : España, like in caNYon
O,o : olvidar (to forget), like in vOte
P,p : película (film), like in Pencil
Q,q : esquina , queso (corner, cheese), like in CHemistry
Q is always followed by "u" and it always makes a sound like in "k"
R,r : pariente (family relative), like in the us pronounciation for laDDer
RR,rr : marrón (brown), rosa (rose), like in dRill
S,s : Español (Spaniard), like in Special
T,t : Tambor (Drum), like in Tool
U,u : Azúcar (sugar), like in tUtor
V,v : Vaso (cup, glass), like in Bandage
W,w : Walkirias (Valkyries, Walkyries), like in Wisconsin
X,x : xilófono (xylophone), like in teXt
Y,y : payaso (clown), like in ParaguaY
Z,z : zapato (shoe), a bit similar to the sound Socks
Practice and Enjoy!
|Maryam||Thursday 21st of October 2004 11:40:56 AM|
|NOTE - Important note:
The letter CH is called "Che" or "Ce-Aache"
The letter H is called "Aa-Che"
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