Vocabulario: El alfabeto

Objetivos

  • Recognize the sounds of letters in Spanish

EL ALFABETO Play Audio

These are the 27 letters in the alphabet as established by the Spanish Royal Academy of the Spanish Language:

Play Audio a (a)
Play Audio b (be)
Play Audio c (ce)
Play Audio d (de)
Play Audio e (e)
Play Audio f (efe)
Play Audio g (ge)
Play Audio h (hache)
Play Audio i (i)
Play Audio j (jota)
Play Audio k (ka)
Play Audio l (ele)
Play Audio m (eme)
Play Audio n (ene)
Play Audio ñ (eñe)
Play Audio o (o)
Play Audio p (p)
Play Audio q (cu)
Play Audio r (erre)

Play Audio s (ese)
Play Audio t (te)
Play Audio u (u)
Play Audio v (ve)
Play Audio w (doble v)
Play Audio x (equis)
Play Audio y (ye)
Play Audio z (zeta)

Digraphs

There are several consonant clusters in Spanish that you will need to know how to pronounce:

ch (ce-hache)

ll (doble ele)

qu (cu-u)

rr (doble erre)

Accent marks

Spanish only uses the acute accent mark, and when it appears, it makes that syllable receive the stress in the word, making that syllable louder.

¡Ajá!

bebé

quiquiriquí

¡Achú!

An important question

¿Cómo se escribe ____? (How do you spell ____?)

____ se escribe __-__-__-__.  (____ is spelled __-__-__-__.)

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