Lesson 1: Basics
As was the case in “Pies Descalzos,” the rhythm is a straightforward alternation of stressed (DA) and unstressed (di) syllables. So the difficulty is not in the rhythm but rather in the syllables themselves and the accurate articulation and memorization of them. For this reason, there will be no rhythm review in this unit. Proceed straight to the syllables below.
- Play each recording and listen closely to each syllable.
- While listening, follow along with the phonetic spellings to confirm that you are hearing each sound correctly.
- Click here to review the key for the phonetic symbols.