Learning Spanish -Tip # 3
This is the third in a series of tips for learning Spanish brought to you by Word for Word providing translations and language classes to this community (6786-0854). Learning Spanish can seem daunting, even unattainable! These tips are designed to ease your fears and build your understanding of Spanish: Tip #3:
The letters C and G each have soft and hard sounds depending on the vowel that follows them. The rules for determining hard or soft are the same as in English: the consonants are hard when followed by A, O, or U and soft when followed by E or I.
|Hard C (like K)||Soft C (like s)|
|Hard G (like Go)||Soft G (like H)|