This post is an excerpt from the Puerto Rican bestseller Speaking Boricua: A Practical Guide to Puerto Rican Spanish. Learning Spanish Slang: Pronunciation and Accent from Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, as in any other country in the world, has its own unique pronunciation for certain words, phrases and sounds. If you have only ever heard […]
Sebastian Becker from Germany asked us: Does Puerto Rican Spanish differ from “normal” standard Spanish? Here is our answer: This questions prompt me to ask another one: What is standard Spanish? I believe (and this is my opinion) that it is difficult to point out what is standard Spanish. Would it be the Spanish from […]
What is droguita in Puerto Rican Spanish? In Puerto Rican Spanish a droguita (literally little drug) is a cheat sheet or anything you write the answers on for a test. It could be an eraser, the back of a ruler, your desk, your hand or any body part. Students from the western part of the […]
Puerto Rican Spanish Accent: Audios for the Puerto Rican Spanish Cheat Sheet I invite you to listen to all of our Puerto Rican Spanish audio clips in the voice of my amazing Puerto Rican wife and accomplice, Diana. The examples are the companion to our Puerto Rican Spanish Cheat Sheet. If you don’t have this […]
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