Spanish Pronunciation

Do you wish you could pronounce Spanish like a native speaker? Now you can! Rocket Languages has discovered a new way to make Spanish pronunciation easy. Not only that, but you have a ton of free audio lessons here at your fingertips to start improving your Spanish pronunciation right now.
 
Want to start with some simple Spanish words or Spanish phrases? No problem.
 
Ready to learn some Spanish grammar? Great! 
 
Before you start your Rocket Spanish adventure, read on to find out how we’re going to help you master Spanish pronunciation in no time…

Use Rocket Record voice comparison software for free

As hard as you try, without helpful feedback your Spanish pronunciation is never going to be the same as a native speaker’s. If you've found it difficult to perfect the way you say Spanish words and phrases, Rocket Languages voice comparison software will help you. 
 
Using the blue Rocket Record buttons you can record the way you say each Spanish word or phrase, and compare it with the way a Spanish native speaker does. That’s right, you can record your voice as many times as you need until your pronunciation matches the Spanish speaker!
 
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How to pronounce the Spanish alphabet

 

Spanish pronunciation tips:
Lucky for you, Spanish pronunciation isn’t difficult. You can form almost every sound in Spanish using the English sounds that you already know. Look at the Spanish alphabet below. See if you can pick out the letter that does NOT occur in the English alphabet:
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a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, ñ, o, p, q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z

 

If you said ñ, you’d be right!
 
ñ is pronounced like an “n” followed by “yay” (en-yay)
 
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ll is often pronounced like a y, as in “yo-yo”. (Please note that this sound is difficult to pin down, as it is pronounced in a variety of ways around Latin America.)
rr is pronounced by trilling the r sound. Think of a purring cat!
We explain everything you need to know about Spanish pronunciation in the Rocket Spanish Premium course. Let’s get you started with these free audio lessons…

Most viewed Spanish pronunciation lessons

 

Ready to learn some different greetings in Spanish? This free lesson will add tons of useful phrases to your Spanish language survival kit. You’ll learn how to say hello and goodbye at different times of day, and ask people how they are and what they’ve been up to. Just as importantly, you’ll practice some ways to reply when people ask you!

 

This free audio lesson is full of basic Spanish phrases that will help you blend in with the locals! Just a few minutes with the Rocket Spanish team and you'll have a range of common Spanish expressions to use when socializing with Spanish people.

 

If you’re planning on dining out in a Spanish-speaking country, don’t miss this free lesson! Vegetarian? Not what you ordered? No problem! After this lesson you’ll be ordering from the menu in Spanish like a pro, and impressing your Spanish-speaking friends with your Spanish language skills. 

 

Need to make a reservation in Spanish? By the end of the lesson you’ll know the Spanish words for different types of accommodation, the facilities on offer, and the kind of room you need. Whether you’re traveling to a Spanish-speaking country on vacation or business, don’t leave home without Rocket Spanish!

 

How do you plan a meeting in Spanish? You need to ask “when?” and “where?” and know the Spanish words for days of the week. After this free audio lesson you’ll be able to make plans with your Spanish-speaking family, friends, or colleagues. The Rocket Spanish team will also help you to understand their instructions, so you arrive on the right day at the right time!

 

Are you ready for the ultimate dating in Spanish lesson? Listen to the audio and learn how to say I love you in Spanish, along with other very important Spanish phrases – after all, Spanish is world renowned as one of the languages of love and romance! Whether you’re dating or just making some friendly Spanish conversation, you never know when you might need to use these…

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Hola, my name’s Mauricio Evlampieff, I’m the host of Rocket Spanish.

I come from the beautiful country of Chile, which means Spanish is my native language. But I know how hard it can be to learn a new language, because I’ve been there.

Together with my English speaking colleague, Amy, I want to help you to speak and understand Spanish while cutting your learning time in half with my Rocket Spanish online course.

I've travelled the world over, and have found that languages are a great way to meet people and discover new things. I really want to make your Spanish learning experience rewarding and fun!

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  • With over 30 fully downloadable Interactive Audio Lessons. Based on actual everyday Spanish conversations, these lessons average over 25 minutes each, giving you more than 12 hours of real Spanish conversation!

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There are just 3 steps to dramatically improving your understanding of Spanish!

  • Learn to understand exactly how Spanish works by exploring over 30 Language & Culture Lessons
  • Train your ear with Hear It Say It !, the self-testing tool that perfects your pronunciation by harnessing the power of our Rocket Record voice comparison technology.
  • Put yourself on the spot by testing how accurately you can translate randomly selected phrases using Rocket Record and the Know It! self-testing tool.
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  • Plus you can see just how quickly you language skills are growing with My Level, our self-testing tool.

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