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Study Guide Questions

1.     How many letters are in the English alphabet? How many letters are in the Spanish alphabet?
2.     What two Spanish letters used to have their own section in the dictionary, but no longer do?
3.     When did the change referred to in #2 take place?
4.     In Spanish, "rr" is a separate letter. True or false?
5.     The "K" section of the Spanish dictionary is one of the longest sections. True or false?
6.     The Spanish "c" is hard, except when it's followed by what two letters?
7.     What sound does the letter, "c," make when it precedes "e" or "i," in some parts of Spain?
8.     How does the letter, "d," sound when it's sandwiched between vowels?
9.     When "g" precedes "i" or "e," it sounds like an aspirated _________________.
10.     The sound produced by ___________________ has no true English equivalent.
11.     In parts of Argentina, "ll" produces what sound?
12.     What sound is made by ""?
13.     "Q" sounds exactly like what other letter sounds?
14.     How does someone produce the sound of the Spanish "r"?
15.     How does "rr" differ from "r"?
16.     In Spanish, what other letter is pronounced like the letter, "b"?
17.     No words of Spanish origin contain the letter, _________________.
18.     "Y" produces the same sound as the Spanish ______________.
19.     What do diacritical marks indicate?
20.     If a Spanish word ends in an "s," an "n," or a vowel, where does the stress fall?
21.     If a Spanish word ends in something other than an "s," an "n," or a vowel, where does the stress fall?
22.     Accent marks indicate exceptions to the rules named in #s 20 and 21. True or false?
23.     What is a "diphthong"?
24.     An accent mark can change the meaning of a word. True or false?
25.     Names of languages and nationalities are capitalized. True or false?
26.     Names of countries are capitalized. True or false?
27.     Days of the week and months of the year are capitalized. True or false?
28.     In titles of books, only the first word and proper names are capitalized. True or false?
29.     Words relating to religions are capitalized. True or false?
30.     Personal titles are capitalized only when ______________________________.
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