Pronounciation exercise Spanish Focus: v and z D.Grey: Lowdham C of E Primary School
Rules • v is pronounced b • e.g. verde (green) is pronounced berde • z is pronounced th • e.g. taza (cup) is • pronounced tatha
Now look at these images and • the Spanish sentences. • Try to say the sentence before clicking to reveal the correct pronunciation. • Try to work out the English translation before clicking again. • You can listen to the pronunciation again by clicking on the speaker ion. • Finally try the tongue twisters at the end of this presentation.
Beinte besos Veinte besos Twenty kisses
Una via larga Una bia larga A long road
Un automóvil nuevo Un automobil nuebo A new car
Un periquito azul Un periquito athul A blue parrot
Luz del sol Luth del sol Sunlight
Muchos zarzas Muchos tharthas Many blackberries
Nueve zapatos Nuebe thapatos Nine shoes
Una cerveza grande Una cerbetha grande A large beer
Una manzana verde Una manthana berde A green apple
El vino vino, pero el vino no vino vino. El vino vino vinagre. The wine came, but the wine didn't come as wine. The wine came as vinegar • Zaca er zaco de za ar zo pa que ze zeque. • Take the sack of salt out into the sun so • that it can dry. • This tongue twister comes from Andalusia and therefore may be pronounced in the Andalucian dialect.