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Sept 19, 2016

posted Sep 19, 2016, 1:06 PM by Unknown user

Spanish Homework: Translate the vocabulary under Las Consonantes 3x in Spanish and 1x English. Also, let me know what part of speech the word is (Verb, Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Adverb, Preposition, Article, etc...)


El Alfabeto (The Alphabet)

A B C CH D E F G H I J K L LL M N Ñ O P Q R RR S T U V W X Y Z


Las Vocales (The Vowels)

A → Ah

E → eh

I → EE

O → Oh

U → OO (Ü)


Vowel Notes

A (ah) Padre Madre Salsa

E (they) Me Mesa Leche

*when e is followed by a consonant in the same syllable, it sounds like the e in tell.

                        El Tener Afecto

I (machine) Mi Tia Tio

O (note) No Nota

*when o is followed by a consonant in the same syllable, it sounds like the o in or.

                        Por         Flor         Coliflor

U (Rule) Uno         Una         Luna


Las Consonantes (The Consonants)

  1. Before a, o, u, or a consonant - C and G have a hard sound. C is pronounced like the sound in Cat, and G is pronounced like the sound in Go.

    1. Cama Como Cuna Claro

    2. Gato Goma Gusto Gloria

  2. Before e or i - the consonant C has a soft sound. C is pronounced like C in Service.

    1. Cero Diciembre Cinco

  3. Before e or i - the consonant G has a soft sound. G is pronounced like H in Here.

    1. Gente Gitano Giro

  4. The syllable gue and gui, the u is not sounded unless it has the dieresis over it.

    1. Guerra Guitarra Vergüenza

* a dieresis is a special mark/note (two small dots) that is placed over the second of two vowels in a word to show that the vowel is pronounced separately.


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