Why Spanish is easy to learn?

Spanish is a beautiful, historic language with over 500 million speakers worldwide. It is one of the easier languages for speakers of English to learn, due to both languages’ shared Latin roots. Although learning any new language requires time and dedication, the satisfaction you’ll feel after having your first proper conversation with a Spanish-speaker will make it totally worth the effort! The key is to find tools on how to learn to speak Spanish – and have fun in the process!. Here some tips:

Learn to pronounce the Spanish alphabet. Once you learn the pronunciation rules of Spanish, you will be able to pronounce any word you see.

  • ca, co, cu = kah, koh, koo. ce, ci = theh, thee or seh, see
  • ch sounds like English ch
  • ga, go, gu = gah, goh, goo. ge, gi = heh, hee
  • h does not sound. hombre is pronounced ohmbreh
  • hua, hue, hui, huo = wah, weh, wee, woh
  • ll sounds like English y or like English j. Calle is kah-yeh or kah-jeh.
  • r at the beginning of a word and rr in the middle of a word are rolled. See How to Roll Your “R”s
  • r in the middle of a word is like tt in butter in an American accent. Loro = lohttoh.
  • que, qui = keh, kee
  • v sounds like b
  • y sounds like English y or like English j. Yo is yoh or joh.
  • See How to Pronounce Spanish Letters and Certain Sounds.
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