You can perfect your grammar, learn the entire Spanish dictionary, and talk at 100 mph, but the one stumbling block keeping you from sounding really Spanish is the “r” sound. Especially for us native English speakers, this sound is so alien that it seems just impossible. Fear not! I too struggled, and after months of sheer stubbornness, finally managed to get a decent Spanish “rolling r”. Here are a few pointers I hope will help you along your way to Spanish perfection!