Artículo sobre la jerga chilena y el libro Speaking Chileno de Jared Romey publicado en el periódico Publimetro el 29 de septiembre de 2010.
Chile Spanish: The Illustrated Chilean Guide to Breads from Speaking Latino One of the linguistic challenges a person faces is how to translate the untranslatable. For some words there is a quick explanation, such as hummus or hommus. Anyone who does not know this food would probably understand chick pea or garbanzo bean puree, […]
WARNING: This post is crude, vulgar and raunchy. DO NOT read it if you are not comfortable with this type of language. As I always say, I am comfortable with people not wanting to introduce vulgarity into their lives. However, if you are in Chile, there’s a good chance you will hear at least a […]
When learning a language look for words that can increase your vocabulary in leaps with little effort. For example, the word taco in Spanish can mean 1) a pool stick, or 2) the heel of a shoe. In Chile it can also mean 3) a notepad or paper for writing notes, or 4) a traffic […]
The following post is an excerpt from my book Speaking Chileno: A Guide to the Spanish of Chile. Launched in Chile in 2010, this book quickly became a bestseller. Now for the first time it is available outside of Chile in paperback and eBook Kindle. How To Speak Like a Chilean Part 3 | […]