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Presentation and Practice: Pronunciation of ll, y
 

Pronouncing ll and y in Spanish
►The sound(s) represented by ll and y (and also hie-) vary from dialect to dialect, including y as in yellow, ž as in Asian and j as in jello.

►The first of these, a plain y sound, is very common and is what is used in the recording.

 
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Click the ► symbol. Following along with the script below, repeat after the speaker.
 
     
       
           
  me llamo pollo taquilla amarillo  
  Yolanda paraguayo hielo hierba  
  ¿Cómo se llama la calle donde Yolanda se cayó en el hielo?  
 
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