This pattern uses two tied note combinations therefore as you would expect the created upbeat adds a lot of interest to the rhythm.
You will notice that we have three upbeats in succession, so take this slowly at first and count out the rhythm using the 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & syllables.
Only one tie in this one. Remember to hold the pick lightly - in fact it might be a good idea to try different diameter picks. Say from .75mm through to 1mm.