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Spanish Pronunciation Updated

Sounds letters make
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A sounds like...
the A in TACO
E sounds like...
the E in QUESO
I sounds like...
the I in FAJITA
O sounds like...
the O in BURRITO
U sounds like...
the U in CHALUPA unless there is a G or Q before it and an e or i after it, then it is SILENT
Ü sounds like ... (this is only used on a few words)
the GUI in penguin, Gwi
G sounds like...
The G in the word GO, unless it is followed by an E or an I, then it makes the English H sound like in the word HELLO
H sounds like...
nothing! It's silent!
J sounds like...
the English H sound that is made in the word JALAPEÑO
LL sounds like...
the English letter Y, like in the word TORTILLA
Ñ sounds like...
the NY in CANYON. (Note: Ñ is it's own letter in the Spanish alphabet!)
V sounds like...
the English B like in the word BURRITO
Y used as a vowel or at the end of a word sounds like...
the EE as in BEE
Y at the beginning of a word sounds like...
the Y in YO-YO
Z sounds like...
the English S in SALSA
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