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Read in Spanish

Learn how to say read and other words in Spanish using Rosetta Stone’s award-winning programs.

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The Spanish verb for “read” is leer. Below are a couple of examples using the verb “read” in a Spanish sentence. Remember, as you start to learn Spanish verbs , you will need to keep conjugation and tenses in mind.

  • I want to read. = Yo quiero leer.
  • I read a newspaper. = Yo leo un periódico.
  • The girls are reading the book. = Las muchachas leen el libro.

Choosing to learn Spanish is an attractive endeavor for both personal and professional reasons. It is the second most widely spoken language in the world with more than 400 million speakers, 40 million of those in the U.S. alone. Spanish is also the native tongue in 20 different countries. Knowing how to understand and speak Spanish a huge asset no matter what your reason is for wanting to learn the language.

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Spanish does have some pronunciation distinctions which may make learning the language a bit more challenging. Many have to focus their pronunciation practice on the letter r, as is it pronounced differently, and is sometimes difficult to emulate. There are some who attest to success by practicing it as you would make the “tt” sound in the English word, butter.

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