Spanish R--correct pronunciation

I am having trouble hearing the difference between the Spanish R and the English R for pronunciation (in words that are not trilled) Any suggestions appreciated…I feel I am replacing the Spanish R with the EnglIsh R currently in my practice. How should the Spanish R be pronounced?

Hi Joanie - it’s a tapped/flapped R with the tongue on the roof of the mouth, and the double is a rolled/trilled version of the same. But don’t worry if you can’t quite make the sound - people will definitely understand you either way :slight_smile:


Hola Kinetic, thank you so much for your reply and great explantation. So good to know we are understood while working on improving our pronunciation! :headphones:

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