Learn Spanish Vowels

Vowels in Spanish are pronounced differently from their English equivalents. The vowels a, e, and o are pronounced quite softly, while i and u are pronounced with a strong tone.

Listen to the vowel sounds below. A gap is left after each sound so that you can repeat the vowel sound yourself.

a e i o u
ah eh ee oh oo

Here are some examples of Spanish vowels in action. Press the PLAY button. Listen to each word and repeat it in the space that follows.

a: la, pan, clase, cama, nada, encantada, naranja, manzana

e: el, ese, mes, leche, café, edad, enemigo, teléfono, emergencia

i: chica, bonita, señorita, día, aquí, allí, fin, salir, hijo

o: yo, los, hola, color, doctor, gato, nombre, dos, son, llamo

u: tú, uno, gusto, saludos, azúcar, ayuda, computadora

In the next lesson you will learn about Spanish Consonants. Click to go to next lesson. Spanish Consonants

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