Words that Are Identical in Spanish & English

Learn words that are identical in Spanish and English from Spanish teacher Andrea Cukier in this Howcast video.

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There are many words that have the same spelling and meaning in English and in Spanish, and the pronunciation, of course, is very different.

Listen to this: 'actor', is an 'actor'. Actor, banana. motor, regular, radio, piano, artificial, sociable, hotel, hospital.

And remember the H is mute, right? So it's not 'hotel', it's 'hotel'.

Probable, chocolate, tropical. And there are many more words like that.

See if you can say some of them, pronouncing them in Spanish: actor, banana, motor, regular, radio, piano, artificial, sociable, hotel, hospital, probable, chocolate, tropical.

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