3.5.4 exercise: pronunciation of the r

Which of the following assertion is true?

(Remark: We don't recommend to learn abstract rules. Included in this website are audios book with the written text and translation. (In the parte literature.) We recommend to hear these audio books several times and to pay attention on how the words are pronounced. That way you can learn as well a lot about Brasilian history and in part why the Brasilian society is as it is today. Rules help to sensitize for the phenomenon. It is furthermore easier to learn some words and the corresponding pronunciation, this way you can easily deduce the rules, than learning the rules. This said, knowing the rules doesn't hurt. )

assertion correct wrong
The r is always pronounced like the Spanish rolling r.
The r in Portuguese is always pronounced like a guttural r only a little bit weaker.
At the beginning of a word the r is pronounced like a gutturale r, sometimes weaker like the Spanish jota and sometimes it is even reduced to h.
The doble r, rr, is pronounced like the doble pronounced r in Spanish.
Doble r is pronounced as a guttural r or even as a Spanish jota
Between two vowels the r is pronounced as a gutturale r.
Between two vowels the r is pronounced as a rolling r with a fluttering tongue.
An r at the end of a word is not pronounced at all.
At the end of a word the r is pronounced as a rolling r as in Spanish.
After consonants, except l,n,s the r is pronounced as a rolling r.
     






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