The Spanish Alphabet looks very similar to English, but there are important differences in pronunciation as well as one additional character that we don't have in English. That character is "ñ" and it makes a "ny" sound. This makes for a for a total 27 characters in the Spanish Alphabet.
This is the official Royal Spanish Academy version that has changed has changed over time and no longer includes "ch", "ll", "rr", and the name for the letter "y". "Y" once was officially pronounced "i griega" (in Spanish), which translates to "greek i" (in English), but now has adopted the simpler name "ye".
Use the audios below to practice spelling your name, or anything else, in Spanish.
Here's the entire alphabet in one file so that you can practice it all together.
Living on “La Isla del Encanto” (The Enchanted Island) feels a lot like being in Mexico.
The beautiful beaches, friendly people, and warm weather can trick you into thinking that these two places are almost like twin siblings, until you hear people talking.
Knowing how to make a hotel reservation in Spanish can come in handy when you're exploring areas of a country that are not touristy or places where making an online reservation is not possible due to bad or inexistent internet connection. Watch the video and download the free PDF with all the vocabulary and phrases you need to know!
Mexican Spanish Slang Phrases: A great way to prepare yourself for a trip to Mexico to both better understand the people and the culture. Once you know how words and phrases like “órale” are used, you’ll be one step closer to sounding like a Mexican, or at least closer to impressing the locals with some vocabulary they aren’t expecting you to have.
Learn the top beginner phrases in Spanish you must know before traveling to any Spanish-speaking country. In this video, I’ll teach you some of the most basic and common greetings and goodbyes in Spanish, useful phrases to use at a restaurant, the basics for shopping, how to express confusion, and more.
Tired of wasting precious vacation time waiting on others? Wanna travel on your own terms? If so, knowing how to rent a car in Spanish is a skill you’ll definitely want to have mastered when you visit a Spanish-speaking place. Here's everything you need to know about how to rent a car in Spanish.
Learn how to ask for directions in Spanish. We'll cover how to ask for help if you're lost, how to get somewhere specific, how to find transportation and more.