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¿Cuál es el género de esta canción? Me encanta el estilo y tengo ganas de explorar artistas parecidos.
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Gracias por tu canal amigo. Los documentales son interesantes y informativos, y una gran ayuda mientras estoy tratando de mejorar mi castellano. Saludos de los EEUU.
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+Paul Marvin Gracias Paul, me alegro de que te guste el canal y te ayude a mejorar tu nivel de castellano, un saludo ;)
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Hey, thanks for the advice! I think I have the beginnings of a trill now, however I'm trying to tie it into words. I've noticed with "perro" and "cerro" I raise the pitch of my voice in order to trill. Any ideas on how to fix this? Thanks again!
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Try to pronounce R followed by a back vowel such as A, O or U. They're lower than E or I and can help you lower the pitch of your voice: ROSA (rose), RANA (frog), RUEDA (wheel) :)
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I was asking a professor to "firmar este formulario" for a scholarship. However instead of using the word "beca" for scholarship, I used "besa," meaning kiss. Oops!
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I've got the flapping down (FINALLY!), however I'm having difficulty getting the proper pronunciation of syllables preceding and following the trill. For instance words like "aburrido" and "burro" are extremely difficult, as are words such as "desarrollar." Any suggestions on how to move forward now that I finally have some semblance of a trill? Thank you!
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Gracias por su película tan hermosa y impactante.
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Me alegro de que te haya gustado. Un abrazo.
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Este video es increible para un gringo como yo! Muchas gracias por su tiempo y consejos.
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como se llama la cancion a las 30:45?
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I know it's slightly different than what you were instructing here, but I really liked your attention to detail and clarity. Perhaps you could shed some light on the trill that is so often difficult for us gringos. 

Personally, I've finally got the fundamentals of the trill down, however I'm having difficulty getting the proper pronunciation of syllables preceding and following the trill. For instance words like "aburrido" and "burro" are extremely difficult, as are words such as "desarrollar."

If anyone has ANY suggestions on how to move forward now that I finally have some semblance of a trill? Thank you!
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I've got the flapping down, however I'm having difficulty getting the proper pronunciation of syllables preceding and following the trill. For instance words like "aburrido" and "burro" are extremely difficult, as are words such as "desarrollar." Any suggestions on how to move forward now that I finally have some semblance of a trill? Thank you!
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The only thing now is to keep your tongue straight but relaxed and basically in your alveolar region constantly and never curve it back  in order to do retroflex aproximant (American and Irish R). It might be difficult from the start but you get used to it. I think English people have less of a problem with it as they are holding their tip of the tongue in the alveolar region constantly as they are pronouncing their alveolar aproximant  (non rolled r) before the vowels. You might have noticed English pronounce their Rs little bit differently.
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