How to Sound Like a Native Spanish Speaker in 6 Easy Steps

Updated: Nov 10, 2020

How to sound like a native in Spanish

How can I improve my pronunciation in Spanish? It is a question we get often in our classes. Always remember that all of us can achieve fluency and learn more than the language itself. Here are 6 tips to improve your pronunciation:

1. Listen to Spanish all the time.

Listen to the radio or a podcast in Spanish while driving or making dinner. You could also watch TV series, movies or even the news. Pay attention to every word and try to recognize those you already know and write down the ones you don’t. This is a great way to practice!

2. Don’t give up.

Do you struggle with the pronunciation of a specific word? Don’t give up, write it and read it over and over again. Don't avoid it, use it every day.

3. Speak Spanish outside the classes.

Do you know someone who speaks Spanish? Take advantage of it. Try to practice everything you can out of the classes and ask your tutors or friends to correct you if your pronunciation is not right.

Looking for a Spanish-speaking meeting in your city or using a language exchange app can be very helpful, we have listed our favorite ones in this post. This is a great way to improve your pronunciation and meet new friends.

4. Use the phonetic alphabet.

If you have trouble pronouncing certain sounds in Spanish, use the phonetic alp