Getting started with Spanish 1
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3 Listening practice

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Activity 3

Look at the following names and notice where there are two vowels together. Listen and repeat the names out loud, paying attention to the vowel sounds. Make sure that you pronounce a single steady sound for each vowel.

Matías, Eulalia, Consuelo, Juan, Ignacio, Sebastián, Asunción

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Listen to the following names and pay attention to the pronunciation of the vowels, particularly where there are two vowels together.

Matías (Matías)

Eulalia (Eulalia)

Consuelo (Consuelo)

Juan (Juan)

Ignacio (Ignacio)

Sebastn (Sebastián)

Asuncn (Asunción)

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Listen to the following names.

(Antonio) An-to-nio

(Elena) E-le-na

(Isabel) I-sa-bel

(Octavio) Oc-ta-vio

(Umberto) Um-ber-to

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a. 

Antonio


b. 

Elena


c. 

Consuelo


d. 

Isabel


e. 

Juan


f. 

Octavio


g. 

Umberto


The correct answers are a, b, d, f and g.

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