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Spanish Pronunciation – Lesson 60 – Accents: Two Vowels Together

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTuQCvswYTM?f=user_uploads]Sometimes a stressed syllable that needs an accent contains two vowels. For example, the word “después” (after, later) has two syllables “des-pués”. The stress is on the second syllable and the last...

Spanish Pronunciation – Lesson 57 – Accents: Rule No.2

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYAQMSh1j9s?f=user_uploads]When a word finishes in a consonant, excluding an “N” or an “S”, we put the stress/emphasis on the last syllable if there is no accent present. For example, “Trabajar” (to work) has three syllables...

Spanish Pronunciation – Lesson 56 – Accents: Rule No.1

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxMYXe70lI0?f=user_uploads]When a word finishes in a vowel (A, E, I, O, U) or in an “N” or an “S” we put the stress/emphasis on the syllable before last if there is no accent present. For example, “cabeza” (head) has three...

Spanish Pronunciation Lesson 10 Pronunciation of the letter CH

Use the player below for the mp3 lesson: The Spanish “CH” is considered a separate letter with its own distinct sound. The Spanish “CH” is quite easy for English speakers as it is basically the same sound as the English "CH" found in words such as "church" or...

Spanish Pronunciation Lesson 9 Pronunciation of the letter C

Use the player below for the mp3 lesson: The Spanish letter “C” can be pronounced in two different ways: 1. When it comes before the vowels “A”, “O” and “U” it has a similar sound to the English "K" or hard “C". For example: “cosa” (“thing”). 2. If the “C” comes...

Spanish Pronunciation Lesson 8 Pronunciation of the letter B/V

Use the player below for the mp3 lesson: The most important thing to remember about pronouncing the Spanish “B” and “V” is that they are pronounced in exactly the same way. The sound of the English "V" does not exist in standard Spanish. The sounds of the letters do...

Spanish Pronunciation Lesson 7 The Spanish Consonants Introduction

Use the player below for the mp3 lesson: Unlike English, Spanish is a phonetic language and for precisely this reason Spanish pronunciation can be seen as relatively easy. Words are pronounced exactly as they are spelled, so by knowing the spelling of a word, you can...

Spanish Pronunciation Lesson 6 Pronunciation of the letter U

Use the player below for the mp3 lesson: There are some exceptions with the pronunciation of the Spanish "U" when the “U” is silent in certain words. However, usually the “U” is pronounced and when it is pronounced it is always distinct, even when unstressed. By this...

Spanish Pronunciation Lesson 5 Pronunciation of the letter O

Use the player below for the mp3 lesson: It is important to know that the “O” sound is always distinct, even when unstressed. By this I mean, for example with the word “solo” (only/alone): when you say “solo” there are two syllables “so” and “lo” and the “O” has the...

Spanish Pronunciation Lesson 4 Pronunciation of the letter I

This lesson is part of the Spanish Pronunciation Video course. There are 60 lessons in this course, totalling 266 minutes. Learn how to pronounce like a native Spanish speaker! Click here to watch the full Video course. Click here to get the full course as MP3...

Spanish Pronunciation Lesson 3 Pronunciation of the letter E

This lesson is part of the Spanish Pronunciation Video course. There are 60 lessons in this course, totalling 266 minutes. Learn how to pronounce like a native Spanish speaker! Click here to watch the full Video course. Click here to get the full course as MP3...

Spanish Pronunciation: How to pronounce the Spanish letter A

This lesson is part of the Spanish Pronunciation course Clear up all your pronunciation doubts and start sounding like a native Spanish speaker! Click here to watch all the videos in this course FREE and download the MP3s http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEdxgJbr15k The...

Spanish Pronunciation Lesson 1 The Spanish Vowels Introduction

Use the player below for the mp3 lesson: The pronunciation of the Spanish vowels (a, e, i, o, u) is quite straightforward really for English speakers as very similar sounds exist in the English language. The Spanish vowel sounds are also very distinct, unlike in...

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