The traditional Spanish alphabet has 30 letters: the 26 letters
in the English alphabet, plus 4 others. The letters that are the same are
pronounced differently, so take a moment to learn the Spanish alphabet.
You can listen to the entire Spanish alphabet by clicking on "El alfabeto
español" in the graphic below, or click on a single letter to hear only that
The letters B, C, V, W, and Z are pronounced differently in Spain and Latin
America. In the individual letter sound files, I provide Spain's
pronunciation, followed by Latin America's. The entire alphabet sound file
has Spain's pronunciation only.
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