Vowels

Vocales

The pronunciation of Spanish vowels is pretty simple. Click each letter for detailed lessons and additional sound files.

A

      Similar English sound
adiós   goodbye father
cuando   when wander

E

      Similar English sound
que   what okay
tres   three trays

I

      Similar English sound
cinco   five machine
  if think

O

      Similar English sound
dos   two no
cómo   how own

U

      Similar English sound
uno   one rule
salud   health blue

 
Please note that this lesson is 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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