VocalesVowel sounds

Hay cinco sonidos de vocales / There are five vowel sounds:

Vowel English

a          father

e          fed

i           feet

o          fought

u          food

 

Written Example

g     good

h     (silent)

j       Hot (strong H)

k     kiss

l      lemon

il     Italian: figlio

in    Italian: legno

r      Italian: cuore (flipped)

rr     red (rolled)

s     see (unvoiced)

t      Italian: tenore (dental)

ts    cheap

tx    cheap

tz    Italian: pizza

x     shop

z     see (unvoiced)