This video is how I learned the alphabet, and I never forgot it.  It repeats three times in this video.  I would watch the video several times.  The first couple of times sing the call back (that’s the second time each set is sung).  Then try singing it with the main singer.  Then see if you can remember it on your own.  I usually sing both parts to myself when I use it, so don’t worry if you can’t get it with just one part an your own!  Below the video is the alphabet and how each letter is pronounced, in case you need to look at it!

Did you notice there are four extra letters that our alphabet doesn’t use?  Yep!  According to the Royal Spanish Academy, CH, LL, and Ñ, and RR are all their own letters because they have their own unique sounds.  Spanish usually doesn’t use double letters except in cases where the sound is actually made twice.  This lesson and video includes CH and LL as letters because English never uses them and for they are still regarded by many people as single letters, even though the Academy removed them from the alphabet.  LL and RR are found in all kinds of places, keep an eye out for those tricky little guys!

A (ah)

B (bay)

C (say)

CH (chay)

D (day)

E (ay)

F (efay)

G (hey)

H (ah-chay)

I (ee as in “see”)

J (hota)

K (ka)

L (elay)

LL (eyay)

M (emay)

N (enay)

Ñ (enyay)

O (oh)

P (pay)

Q (ku or coo)

R (eray)

RR (eray, but you roll the r in this letter)

S (esay)

T (tay)

U (ooh)

V (V’s are tricky!  The sound isn’t like the English V, it’s kind of a blend between bay and vay.  All V’s are pronounced almost as a B sound)

W (dohblay vay/bay [like the V in the alphabet, although W is rarely used in Spanish])

X (ehkees, or eh-keys)

Y (ee gree-ehga)

Z (sayta)

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