Resources to Learn Costa Rican Spanish Slang
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ARTICLES TO LEARN COSTA RICAN SPANISH
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6. 10 examples of non-standard Costa Rican Spanish
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9. Diminutive Forms in Costa Rica
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LOOKING FOR A COSTA RICAN SPANISH SLANG DICTIONARY? HERE ARE THE OPTIONS
|Dictionary of Costa Rican Slang: Diccionario de Palabrotas y Coloquialismos Ticos|
The approximately 750 words and phrases featured in this dictionary were the result of interviews made to about 60 groups of people from six of the seven Costa Rican provinces. Since González studies included English translation, he was able to create a fully bilingual book with definitions and examples in both languages. His wife, a native English speaker, gave him input with some American English expressions in the definitions. Both the print and Kindle versions are 2-column formatted, giving you a side-by-side definition that is easier to read.Check out the six full color cartoon illustrations in the center of the book that are full of Costa Rican Spanish slang examples… they are really awesome!
Read the full article about this book: The Story of the Banned Costa Rica Spanish Slang Dictionary
|Talkin' Tico: A Guide to Costa Rican Slang|
A clearly written compilation of 381 idioms and slang terms commonly used by Costa Ricans in everyday conversation. Each term is followed by a translation into both generic Spanish and into English. In many cases examples of usage in a sentence in both languages are provided for clarity.
|Nuevo diccionario de costarriqueñismos|
Es el resultado, entre otros, de una recopilación de datos lingüísticos realizada por el autor en diversas partes del territorio nacional, tanto en el Valle Central como fuera de él, entre 1985 y 1991. Da a conocer una muestra general y representativa del léxico utilizado en el país, a la vez que contribuye al estudio y conocimiento de las particularidades léxico-semánticas del español de Costa Rica.
|Diccionario de barbarismos y provincialismos de Costa-Rica||Spanish|
VIDEOS: LISTEN TO THE COSTA RICAN SPANISH ACCENT & MORE!
Watch the full Costa Rican Spanish playlist by Speaking Latino on YouTube»
WEBSITES ON COSTA RICAN SPANISH SLANG
|Costa Rican Spanish: Learn the Spanish of Costa Rica|
"In order to capture some of these unique characteristics of the Spanish that I was learning every day, I started writing them down. After a few months I realized that some of the linguistic phenomena that I was encountering, especially in rural areas, would be of value to scholars of Spanish."
- List of Costa Rican Spanish words with English translations
- A blog with useful articles about Costa Rican Spanish
|Costa Rica Slang and Idioms|
"Though slightly smaller than West Virginia, Costa Rica is home to a rich variety of expressions, street slang, and country-specific vocabulary. Learning the most commonly used words and phrases will help you to understand what's going on around you, as well as enjoy the real Costa Rica, as spoken by its people."
|Costa Rican Slang by Everyday Slang Blog|
List of Costa Rican Spanish slang words with English translations.
|Costa Rican Spanish Blog|
The blog for Spanish language enthusiasts who want to know the subtleties of Spanish in Costa Rica.
COSTA RICAN SPANISH PODCASTS
Entrevista con Claudia. La vida en Costa Rica Episode 49 | 11 minutes
Fabiana Martínez from Spanish 360 interviews a native Costa Rican. Listen to the Costa Rican Spanish accent and learn about the life in Costa Rica. ¡Pura Vida! This episode available for download.
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MORE COSTA RICAN SPANISH RESOURCES
|Academia Costarricense de la Lengua||Website in Spanish|
|Diccionario de Costarriqueñismos PDF Document|
- 353 pages total.
- Read online or download.
|PDF Document in Spanish|
|Costa Rica Idioms|
"Costa Rica Idioms IPhone app offers people the opportunity to improve strategies for being successful in the usage of native-level expressions of Costa Rica, helping them understand what's going on around them, as well as enjoying the real Costa Rica, as spoken by its people."
|Costa Rican Spanish Flashcards on Quizlet|
Check out these decks:
- Costa Rican Slang (with English translations)
- Costa Rican Slang (in Spanish only)
- Costa Rican Words (in Spanish only)
|Costa Rican Spanish Pinterest Board by Speaking Latino|
- Regular updates
- Ideal for illustrations and infographics
- Includes Pins on Costa Rican culture
|Costa Rican Food Video Playlist||YouTube Playlist|
|Costa Rican News in Spanish: |
- Diario Extra
- La Nación
Costa Rican News in English:
- Tico Times
- AM Costa Rica
- Costa Rican Times
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