Module 1 - Lesson 2: Letters and Sounds.

Objective of the lesson: You will get familiar with the sounds and letters in Spanish. This will enable you to pronounce and understand correctly the words in Spanish.

Speaking Goal: Pronounce correctly a list of words in Spanish and put in practice some useful phrases to ask for meanings.

Speaking Practice
  • 1. Pronounce these words and then listen to the audio to check your answer.

    queso, manzana, taza, jirafa, paraguas, pingüino, cigüeña, tequila, perro, agenda, girasol, gota, cereza, zorro.

  • 2. What would you say in this situations? (You can find "Useful Spanish" phrases at the end of the page that will help you with this activity).

    • You want to know the translation of the word "plumber"
    • You didn't understand what your partner said. Thus, you want him to repeat it.
    • Your friend is speaking way too fast Spanish. You want him to slow down.
    • You can't listen to what your friend is saying because he speaks softly.

*Corrections and tips are limited to Boost and Ultra members. You can join the discord group when you are a subscriber in any of these memberships.

Listening Practice

For this listening excercise you need to be familiar with the numbers (0-100). If you are not, I strongly suggest you take a look to this.  We are playing bingo. Listen and write the numbers that you hear and then, check your answers.

  • Audio 1

    - Okay chicos, vamos a jugar el bingo, va el primer número. Y el primer número es 15. ¿Listos chicos? va... El segundo número, el segundo número es 24. El tercer número, el tercer número es 14. El cuarto número y el cuarto numero es 34 ¿va chicos? va... El quinto número y el quinto número es 54. Va el sexto, el sexto número es 82. El séptimo número, el séptimo número es 25. ¿Listos chicos? y el último, el octavo número es el 8. - ¡Bingoo!

    Numbers: 15, 24, 14, 34, 54, 82, 25, 8

Useful Spanish
  • ¿Cómo dices? / ¿Lo puedes repetir? - Repeat that, please.

  • Se dice - It is said

  • ¿Qué significa____? - What does ___ mean?

  • ¿Cómo se dice___ en español? - How do you say _____ in Spanish?

  • Más despacio, por favor. - More slowly, please.

  • ¿Puedes hablar más alto por favor? - Can you speak louder, please?