How do you really pronounce Arco Iris?

Ask any of our current students and they’ll be quick to respond. Pronounce it incorrectly and they are swift to correct you!

So how do you pronounce Arco Iris, anyway?

In the Spanish alphabet, the letter “i” is pronounced with a long “ee” sound. So not “eye” but rather, “ee”.

The letter r in “iris” is softly pronounced, like a blend of “r” and “d” sounds. It’s not a sound we are used to in English, but easier than a rolling r!

Phoenetically, for our English speakers, Arco Iris is most similar to: ar’-koh ee’-ris

Want to hear it? Click here. Or ask one of our students next time you see one, they’ll tell you!

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