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Learn Spanish (Latin American)

Latinamerikansk spanska är ett romanspråk med många likheter i grammatik och ordförråd, vilket gör det lättare att få in om du har lärt dig ett annan. De latinska baserade romanska språken talas oftast i området i det före detta västra romerska riket. Men många talas nu utöver Europa, vilket inkluderar portugisiska i Brasilien, spanska i Latinamerika och franska i många delar av Afrika.

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Fun facts about Spanish (Latin American)

Whereas in European Spanish the letters z and c are pronounced as 'th' when they come before an i or e, in Latin American Spanish they are pronounced as 's'.

If you want to say that something is crazy, you can say that it's 'más loco que una cabra con pollitos'- madder than a goat with chicks.

There are quite a few differences in vocabulary between Latin American and European Spanish- compare computadora (computer), papa (potato) and teléfono celular (mobile) in Latin America to ordenador, patata and móvil in Spain.

A question in Spanish is marked by a question mark at the end and an upside down question mark at the beginning - like in '¿Qué hora es?' or 'What time is it?'

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