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Watch more Beginner Spanish Lessons videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Get a Spanish lesson in the LL Sound and its pronunciation with this learn Spanish video. Expert: Andrea Cukier Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Let's learn another letter in the spanish alphabet, the LL, the LL is a letter in it's own right and it's pronounced like a Y in english, it's like a Y sound like when you would say where's like young or yeast, but it can also be pronounced like a sh sound...shh like in shop or shell, that depends on the region, you can pronounce it either way, what's important is that you learn how to differentiate them and hear them and not get confused with other words, meaning if somebody says the word...calle, means street and another person from a different region would say calle, also means street, so pay close attention. Let me give you examples of words that take this LL, the verb...llamar, to call...llamar, the word for street...calle, the word for chicken...pollo and the word for arrive...llegar. Let's learn now how to put these words in a context of phrases. Let's learn how to say...My name is, Me llamo...Me llamo Andrea, I told you my name is Andrea, right? Me llamo Andrea. ?C?mo te llamas? What's your name? ?C?mo te llamas? What we are literally saying is... I am called and How are you called, we are not really saying, My name is. Well let's repeat, Me llamo... that means I'm called. ?Como te llamas? That means, what's your name? How are you called? If we want to be formal or we are in a situation that we want to stablish some distance with somebody we would trick that question a little bit and change it to, ?C?mo se llama Usted? ?C?mo se llama Usted? Can you repeat? ?C?mo se llama Usted?
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