Spanish Self-Directed Learning Activities
Language Learning Center 77-1005, Passport Rewards SP01: The Alphabet
Revised on 10/26/2021 1
SP01: The Alphabet
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Instructor: _____________________________ Class Level: ______________ Date: _____________________
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Learning Outcomes: You will be able to
Identify the names of letters in the Spanish Alphabet.
Pronunciation of g, ñ, and ll.
Articulate the spelling of words by listening.
Orally produce words containing target sounds.
Section 1: Form
The Spanish alphabet uses the same Roman alphabet used in the English language. However, there are various
differences of which to be aware so that you can confidently practice speaking.
Directions: Listen and practice the name and sound of each letter in Spanish.
• Click the red letter in the second column to hear the name of the corresponding letter.
• Click the sample word (also in red) in the third column to hear the pronunciation of the sound.
LOOK OUT: The following letters and sounds may be unfamiliar: h, ñ, q, r, z, b and v.
Review the website once again and find the answers to the following questions:
How many letters does the Spanish alphabet have? ___________________________________________
Why are “ch” and “ll” different? Do they belong to the alphabet? ____________________________________
Section 2: Pronunciation
In the following section, you’ll learn more about the pronunciation for two letters (ñ, g) and one letter
combination (ll). You can hear the pronunciation of these words by searching spanishdict.com.
The Double L
You will see “ll” (elle) in Spanish words. The sound “ll” is pronounced similarly to the English “y” as in “yes”.
Read the following words aloud.
o lluvia (rain)
o llegar (to arrive)
o lleno (full)
o ballena (whale)
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