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I have some questions to ask you.I have tried learning Spanish on some websites, by some language learning programs and I've noticed that: -The single "r"sound: They taught me that it's only trilled when it's at the beginning of a word or after letters l,n,s and it sounds like an English "d" in most of situations but I heard that it's also slightly trilled ...


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Actually, we Spanish speakers are not aware that 'd' has different sounds. There might be different sounds (I'd say it depends on regions) but to me (Argentine) our 'd' is similar to English 'd', only that a little softer. You can pronounce that way always and it won't never sound wrong. We never stick the tongue between-out of the teeth (as in "this"). We ...


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This is a good question, and unfortunately the answer is, "it depends". The Spanish letter d has different pronunciations depending on where it comes in a word. Word-initially, it will generally have a sound closer to the English d, although pronounced with the tongue behind the teeth, rather than upon the upper alveolar ridge (on the hard palate). ...


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While it is true that the "y" and "ll" are pronounced as a palatalized English J, in practice the difference is small enough to make it irrelevant. For example, when I was a kid I used to live abroad and essentially grew up not speaking Spanish, so I tend to pronounce it as an English J. Pretty much the only relevant difference is how these letters are ...


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My recommendation is to go ahead and practice speaking con distinciĆ³n (that is, distinguishing s from z/c). It's not going to be as important to others understanding you. There are only a handful of real possibilities for confusion when you speak with seseo (I would not recommend to anyone learning with ceceo), and it's not like Spaniards don't ever talk ...


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We can not recommend you which one if you do not know the exact location. Should I learn the northern, southern or central British accent if I go to England? I guess the same can be applied to your country, Peloponnesian, Cretan, Northern ... Depending on the zone you can check out this answer. But if it were for me I will choose the "standard" Spanish, ...


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Learn to speak with s. It is essential in Spain, specially in Andalusia



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