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    Sticky: I listened to the Podcast interview for Puerto...

    I listened to the Podcast interview for Puerto Rico, Colombia and Venezuela as mentioned above and Costa Rica. They are all good. The accents of the speakers for PR, Colombia and Venezuela are all...
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    Sticky: These podcasts are just wonderful. It is an...

    These podcasts are just wonderful. It is an opportunity to hear different accents in Latin America and there are many. You may have exposure to some but if you don’t for whatever reason these...
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    Sticky: Here is a podcast about the Dominican Republic....

    Here is a podcast about the Dominican Republic. It is about 40 minutes. The conversation is about the food, language, culture, economy etc. The purpose is to let students hear different accents and...
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    Sticky: Here is a brief article on Spanish in the...

    Here is a brief article on Spanish in the Dominican Republic......pero me gustó.


    Article in English
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    These grammar drills are good. Totally for...

    These grammar drills are good. Totally for beginners but I like the concept. It makes you focus on the specific grammar points that some people forget or don’t fully understand or maybe something...
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    Sticky: ¿Mi gente de DR1 cómo amanecen? Espero que estén...

    ¿Mi gente de DR1 cómo amanecen? Espero que estén bien. Es otro amanecer, otro día y estamos vivos. Hay que ser agradecidos.

    Bueno sigo encontrando blogs y enlances sobre el español hablado en...
  7. I listened to this video a few years ago and I...

    I listened to this video a few years ago and I just listened to it again before posting it. In the discussion threads I posted in my previous posts many commented that the Chilean accent is difficult...
  8. Education is a factor and it influences the...

    Education is a factor and it influences the difference in speech from person to person. Other than influences from Guaraní Paraguay has similarities to Argentina and Uruguay. Also it is a...
  9. Were you in Paraguay? That is not an accent I...

    Were you in Paraguay?

    That is not an accent I am familiar with as there are no large communities of Paraguayans outside of Paraguay. What I have heard is on TV or speakers on You Tube.
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  10. A mí también me gusta el acento colombiano. I...

    A mí también me gusta el acento colombiano.

    I like the Colombian accent in general. However, there are so many and a few are quite distinct. I never miss it whether I hear it on TV, when speaking...
  11. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9EnhRDxubc ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9EnhRDxubc

    This a good video that gives examples of Spanish accents from different countries. They are all Spanish teachers. Each gives a description of their...
  12. Here is a thread in another forum about the same...

    Here is a thread in another forum about the same topic. Here is the question that was asked:




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    Sticky: Yes and those similarities are also tied to the...

    Yes and those similarities are also tied to the history of the people who were brought to the islands in the Caribbean and countries like Suriname. Similar food but not always the same taste....
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    Sticky: I finally found a blog on el cibaeño. Clearly the...

    I finally found a blog on el cibaeño. Clearly the blogger did the required research and his commentary/ opinion is valuable as a result (but please pardon his writing though...).



    The...
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    Sticky: You are welcome. That sounds like fun. If...

    You are welcome.


    That sounds like fun.

    If you want to share some of the names of the food please go ahead.

    The names of food give insight to its origin and it is interesting to compare the...
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    Sticky: Here is a good commentary on Spanish in the DR...

    Here is a good commentary on Spanish in the DR written by a Dominican posted in Prensa Política which is still quite a recent article.

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    These two books I will read for sure. In fact...

    These two books I will read for sure. In fact Estoico y frugal is what I will read next.


    https://i.postimg.cc/FzB3cCyn/3373481-F-C372-4763-AE8-B-EE135-DF05875.jpg

    This author tells it like...
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    What are people reading in Santo Domingo: ...

    What are people reading in Santo Domingo:


    http://www.cuestalibros.com/más-vendidos-ficción-2


    Two books on that list that interest me:

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  19. Interesting. I have virtually no interaction with...

    Interesting. I have virtually no interaction with Spaniards being on the other side of the pond so to speak. However, the interaction I have had has been okay except for one encounter and it was...
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    Sticky: This is a well-written and well-researched...

    This is a well-written and well-researched summary about Spanish in general and the variations across the Spanish-speaking world.



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  21. Which Spanish accent is the hardest to understand?

    Some people using the Duolingo App had a discussion about Spanish accents. The question asked was which accent is the hardest to understand (for some people it’s more than one accent)?

    BTW- I...
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    Spanish Literature in 2020

    What Spanish books are you reading or hope to read this year?


    I have a few in mind that I hope to read which I will post later on. However, there is one children’s book that I am curious about....
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    Sticky: Here are some blogs about Spanish in the DR to...

    Here are some blogs about Spanish in the DR to start. I am still looking for some that compare to what I posted for Panama and Cuba.

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    Sticky: Here a few typical words and expressions from the...

    Here a few typical words and expressions from the blog:

    Asere
    Qué bolá
    Chamaco
    Amanecer con el moño virado
    Tirar un cabo

    Cuban Spanish is very rich in vocabulary and expressions. Whether...
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    Sticky: Cuba- Cubita la bella

    Here is a blog/magazine about Cuban Spanish. It is brief but well written. It gives interesting facts about Spanish spoken in Cuba and some of the regional differences. As well, it has examples of...
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