70 span - but rather like tequila . The following words...

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C In Spanish, there are three ways to produce the sound of the English letter  k.  The letter  k  is used for  words that are originally from other languages, and it is pronounced as it is in English. The letter  c  is  pronounced like a  k  when it is followed by an  o, a,  or  u . However, the letter  c  is pronounced like an  when it is followed by an  e  or  i.  The  qu  combination must be used to produce the  k  sound in front of  an  e  or  i . A word that the English borrowed from the Spanish,  mosquito,  has already prepared you to  pronounce  qu  in Spanish without any  w  sound. Not like  quill,
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Unformatted text preview: but rather like tequila . The following words have a sound like k . Notice the qu = k in front of e or i, and c = k in front of o, a, or u. que what aqu here comer to eat culebra snake cantar to sing The letter c is pronounced like s when it is in front of e or i, as in the following words: cinta tape cenar to To pronounce words with a double c, such as diccionario and accidente, the first c is hard because it's followed by a consonant, and the second c is soft because it's followed by an i or e ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course SPAN 101 taught by Professor Oliveros during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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