Flashcards in Lesson 1.2 Deck (10):
always pronounced like ch in church
Not part of Spanish and only occurs in foreign words. Pronounce as it is spoken in the native language
Two sounds in spanish . At the beginning of a word, before m and before l, it is explosive like b in boy, ambition, blend. In all other words it the sound is made by breathing lightly through hardly open lips. Sounds a little like English v.
c before e and i
sounds like s or z
softer than in English. Between vowels it is close to th in though. Dedo is pronounced dey-tho.
g before e and i
like h in he
c before a, o, u or any consonant but h
Like English c in Can, Cold, cut, clan
like h, but more strongly aspirated, guttural like German ch in doch