Things to keep in mind when pronouncing Spanish include that "ll" is pronounced as a "y" sound (as in the world "tortilla") and "h" is a mute letter (as in the word "huevos"). Additionally, the Spanish "j" is pronounced like an "h" sound, as in the name "Jose."
Some tips for learning Spanish are to work on developing an ear for the language, practicing speaking and being consistent. Additional tips are to use flashcards and label the things in the immediate environment.
Some resources for translating Spanish words are the website Spanish English or applications such as Spanish English translator, available as a free download from the iTunes or GooglePlay application store. Other translating applications for mobile devices feature an audio option that will translate
There is a pronunciation guide for basic Spanish at the Omniglot website. This includes a pronunciation guide to the Spanish alphabet (or "alfabeto"), enabling users to gain a better understanding of how to sound a variety of basic Spanish words.
Easy Spanish words to teach children include names for colors, animals, food and other items they are already very familiar with in English. It may be best at first to avoid words with sounds that are not made in the English language, such as rolling an "r."
A list of Spanish words starting with the letter "I" can be viewed at the SpanishDaddy and Dict.cc websites. The former website includes Spanish words that are similar to their English equivalents while the latter includes a more comprehensive selection.
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People who self-identify as Spanish, Hispanic or Latino can be of any race, but people of Spanish origin typically are classified as white in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The white racial category includes people with ancestry from Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
"Por Fin Te Encontré," "Tu Enemigo," "Si Me Porto Mal" and "Bailando (Español)" are popular Spanish songs. As of November 2015, "Por Fin Te Encontré's" music video has over 20 million views on YouTube and is the number three song on Spain's top 20 chart.
One good Spanish news website is El Pais, online home of the Spanish daily newspaper. El Pais is the highest-circulated newspaper is Spain, and it is considered one of the country's newspapers of record. The paper's website offers both Spanish and English editions.