Learning to Sing ‘Mira Mira’ in Spanish
‘Mira Mira’ is a traditional Spanish song that is often used to teach Spanish to children. It’s an easy-to-learn song that covers some basic Spanish vocabulary words and phrases. Learning to sing it in Spanish is a great way to get introduced to the language.
Listen to Spanish Speakers to Hear the Pronunciation
The best way to get familiar with the song is to listen to the way it’s sung by native speakers. Look for recordings of people singing ‘Mira Mira’ in Spanish. You may be able to find videos on YouTube or streaming services like Apple Music or Spotify.
Understand the Meaning of the Words
The lyrics of ‘Mira Mira’ are fairly simple and beginners shouldn’t have any problem understanding them. For each line of the song, the first word or phrase is repeated twice. This makes it easier to learn the words and keep them in your memory. Here are the lines of the song with a translation of each line in English:
- “Mira mira, qué bonita estrella,” (Look look, what a beautiful star)
- “Mira mira, qué linda estrella,” (Look look, what a pretty star)
- “Está brillando para mí,” (It’s shining for me)
- “Yo la quiero ver,” (I want to see it)
- “Yo me alegro de ver,” (I’m glad to see it)
- “Una estrella que llora,” (A star that cries)
- “No, no la quiero ver,” (No, I don’t want to see it)
- “Y me alegro de no ver.” (And I’m glad not to see it)
Practice Singing and Using the Phrases in Conversation
Once you know the words and understand the meaning, you can start practicing singing ‘Mira Mira’ in Spanish. Listen to recordings of native Spanish speakers and try to mimic their pronunciation. Pay particular attention to the way they pronounce the ‘e’ and ‘a’ vowel sounds. With a bit of practice, you’ll be able to sing along with the song easily.You can also use the Spanish phrases from ‘Mira Mira’ in everyday conversations. For example, you could say “qué linda estrella” when you see someone wearing jewelry with a star on it. Or you might say “yo me alegro de ver” when you’re happy to see someone. It’s a great way to get comfortable with using Spanish in conversation.
Enjoy Learning Spanish with ‘Mira Mira’
Learning ‘Mira Mira’ in Spanish is a great way to start getting familiar with the language. It’s a fun and easy way to learn some basic vocabulary and practice your pronunciation. With a bit of practice, you’ll be able to sing it and use the phrases in everyday conversations. ¡Adelante! (Forward!)
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