Las letras españoles

Spanish pronunciation is fairly straight-forward, because there are regular rules for the pronunciation of each letter and letter combination, with very few exceptions. Most letters represent a single sound, although the pronunciation of some letters depends on the location of the letter in the word and the letters beside it.

Click on a letter to read the explanation and listen to a few sound files.

Please note that these lessons are only a guideline for the Spanish that I know, which is Castilian Spanish. There are many regional variations in Spanish pronunciation.

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