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
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!