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How to Speak Spanish like a True “Argento” Posted by on Mar 25, 2019

The inhabitants of Argentina use a peculiar variant of what is called español rioplatense (Spanish from the Río de la Plata), one of the many dialects forming part of the Spanish language as a whole. Besides the most obvious traits of this Spanish variant you probably read about on Jakob’s blog, there is a number…

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The Sweet Sounds of Caribbean Spanish Posted by on May 30, 2016

Last week we shared a post on some of the quirks of Colombian Spanish, but even within this one country there’s as much variety of language as of geography and people, with sometimes mind-blowingly different pronunciation and word choice to be found just over the next mountain range. One of the many varieties of Spanish you’ll hear in Colombia is…

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Spanish Orthography 101: 5 Tricky Spanish Letters and How to Pronounce Them Posted by on Mar 21, 2016

On a recent post about the things that are making you sound super gringo in Spanish, someone asked in the comments about the letter x in Spanish. This is just one of the many tricky little symbol with a few different pronunciations, and using the wrong one in the wrong place can sound a bit ridiculous at times…

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