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A
tipo de sangre (sanguineous) A positiva shows that adjectives do NOT always come after nouns. This is the general rule rule.
B
tipo de sangre B negativa Context distinguishes between "b" and "v". Type "v" blood doesn't exist.
C
C-nota académica en los E.E.U.U.- A,B,C,D,F
D
D.F. Departamento Federal what the local people call Mexico City
E
E.E.U.U. los Estados Unidos double letters equal to pp. for "pages" in English
F
los frijoles
G
"Ge or Gi"-say hay or he; Otherwise, say it normally.
H
la hacienda el helado silent when spoken, but needed for spelling
I
IV-numeral romano This is an oral class, but writing can be useful sometimes.
J
J.J. Using initials as a names is an American habit.
K
vitamina K
L
LMN123 CONDADO MADISON placa de matrícula
M
Miguel- g, not gw. Sometimes, transfer DOES work out well. M for "mediana" , M for "medium".
N
6N-la página del periódico Clarion Ledger
O
Rounded lips like a whistle, not puckered lips like a kiss Often used in the U.S. instead of zero. You might need to mention this inconsistency.
P
plátano NOT a banana sweeter, greener, and more starchy
QU
"key" or "Kay" qui or que
R
peanut butter ridge motorboat sound purring cat sound shivering sound, as if you are cold
S
S.A. Inc.
T
latequila, la tortilla
U
Uruguay oo in "boot" and "smooth" bilingüe- dotted u="gw" sound
V
vocabulario v, b- same sound
W
Wilfredo does not always have to be a "v" sound, sound comes from borrowed language
X
Dos Equis beer
Y
same value as i Allison, Allyson Voy a la izquierda. (I go to the left.)
Z
"s" sound in Spanish. The "z" sound coming from an "s" confuses Spanish-speaking people because in a word like "possession", there's no logic about when to say an "s" sound and when...
LL
NEVER like a single 1 Don't say "llama". "Yama" is the right pronunciation.
CH
Nacho has four letters. It's a nickname for Ignatius. Chuy is a short form of the name Jesús. They might choose another name, if they don't want to confuse people in the United States...
RR
can make a difference in meaning carro caro (expensive car) pero, perro -but, dog ferrocaril-railroad
Ñ
When you wish someone "Feliz Año Nuevo, say a clear "y" when pronouncing the ñ. "Ano" means anus. It's a common mistake that embarasses many people.
¿Cómo se deletrea?
hola hache-oh-ele-ah
hacia atrás
phenomenal nal-menal-nomenal-phenomenal
¿Que quiere decir _tarjeta__?
Quiere decir "card".
¿Cómo se escribe "frijoles"?
frijoles
¿Qué dijo Jorge? Repita, por favor. ¿Cómo?
dictate Huh?
¿Cómo se dice ___"card"_____?
"tarjeta"


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