Spanish Focus: v and z D.Grey: Lowdham C of E Primary School
Rules v is pronounced b e.g. verde (green) is pronounced berde z is pronounced th e.g. taza (cup) is pronounced tatha
Now look at these images and the Spanish sentences. Try to say the sentence before clicking to reveal the correct pronunciation. Try to work out the English translation before clicking again. You can listen to the pronunciation again by clicking on the speaker ion. Finally try the tongue twisters at the end of this presentation.
Una cerbetha grande Una cerveza grande A large beer
A green apple Una manzana verde Una manthana berde
El vino vino, pero el vino no vino vino. El vino vino vinagre. The wine came, but the wine didn't come as wine. The wine came as vinegar Zaca er zaco de za ar zo pa que ze zeque. Take the sack of salt out into the sun so that it can dry. This tongue twister comes from Andalusia and therefore may be pronounced in the Andalucian dialect.