This web site will give you an explanation of accent rules in Spanish and provide ample practice.

  1. Do you think it is hard to hear where the stress is in a word?
  2. How do you know when to use a written accent? (Basic rules of accentuation in Spanish and diphthongs)
  3. When else do you use accents? (Question words such as cómo vs. como, exclamations such as ¡Qué bueno!, and homonyms such as sí vs. si, él vs. el)
  4. Do you want to learn more? (New rules from the Real Academia Española: este, solo, etc.)