Spanish Pronunciation Analysis – Will Smith

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How well does Will Smith speak Spanish? Pronunciation analysis

Have you ever heard Will Smith speaking Spanish?
Could you say whether he has a thick accent or not?

“I’m conscious of my terrible accent”  

Will Smith

Will Smith says in an interview with America Reads Spanish, that he’s conscious of his terrible accent when he speaks Spanish.

Do you think that’s true?

Today, I’m going to analyze his Spanish spoken skills (I’m not gonna focus on grammar or vocabulary) and find out if it’s true what Will Smith says about his accent.

In today’s post I’m going to:

  • Analyze Will Smiths pronunciation (sounds, connected speech and pitch).
  • Find the pronunciation mistakes he’s making (and you can avoid).
  • Compare Will Smith’s accent with the pronunciation of a Spaniard [my pronunciation] (Audio + International Phonetic Alphabet or IPA).
  • Demonstrate how he should put words together in the sentences he’s using.
  • Identify his weaknesses and strengths, and tell a few conclusions and suggestions that would make him improve his pronunciation.
  • The 3 factors that make Will Smith succeed in speaking Spanish.

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Letter T – How to pronounce it in Spanish

How to pronounce the Spanish T letter T in Spain sounds different form English T because it's produced in a different part of the mouth examples o words with te como pronunciar la letra T en español para y diferencias con el inglés para nativos ingleses

Spanish T – How to pronounce it like a native

Most of the English natives pronounce the Spanish T like in English. This is totally fine because we can understand you, although that sound doesn’t exist in Spanish.

However, pronouncing the letter T in Spanish like a native is very easy and you can reduce your accent drastically with a few simple tips.

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Letter D – How to pronounce it in Spanish

Spanish D how to pronounce example words ended in D like a native donut difference with English D

Not many people try to pronounce the letter D like a Spanish native. This is totally fine because we can easily understand you and English natives if you pronounce it as you do in your mother tongue, although that sound doesn’t exist in Spanish. Actually, the sound of English D is closer to a Spanish soft R.

Improving the pronunciation of the letter D in Spanish is very simple and you can reduce your accent drastically with few tips.

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