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hey i just started and i am already getting a little confused! so here is my dilemma i cant seem to get the whole thing with the words drinking and drink there a little confusing but i also have a hard time with bebe bebos bebes i cant seem to say them right cuz it sounds like the voice is saying baby babies and vevos so what does the b sound like and the e??? what does the bs and es make it sound like?? thx guys for ur help! its appreciated!.

4 years ago

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Spanish (as in Spain) people have an accent that can make their v's sounds like b's at the beginning of the word. Conjugation of Beber (verb-to drink) Yo Bebo Tu bebes El/Ella bebe Nosotros bebemos Vosotros (only in Spain) bebéis Ellos/Ellas beben

Bebidas (noun) are drinks

Hope this helps, and ¡Buena Suerte!

4 years ago

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Correct, don't forget "Ustedes" for "you" plural.

4 years ago

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yeah i bit figured it out a little but thanks!!

4 years ago

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hey thank you it helps out a lot maybe u could be a little more explaining?? but thanks for the help!!!

4 years ago

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say 18horowaza000 can u help me pronounce perdon i cant say it right it sounds like peldon??

4 years ago

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Spanish is pretty simple in terms of pronunciation as soon as you know which sound each letter makes, it's always constant. Perdon is pronounced: per (like pair) don (like dome but with an n) If you have trouble rolling your r's try saying butter many times in a row as quickly as you can, that's what our Spanish teachers always say. Also, you can hear pronunciations on google translate. Hope this helps, let me know if you have any more questions.

4 years ago

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Also, when my little sister had trouble rolling her r's last summer, she automatically started making a "d" sound instead. It sounds pretty similar to the real thing in some words.

Example: zanahorias (carrots)

4 years ago

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It does sound similar but it won't help for "rr" (double r). I've noticed that the "r" and the vowels are the most difficult to master for a native-English speaker but if you dedicate enough time to those 7 sounds (including "r" and "rr") it will help you a lot.

4 years ago

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hey 18horowaza can u think of some good Spanish web sites where i can hear what it sounds like and listen to how the vowels sound like?? thank you

4 years ago