Speaking Boricua: A Guide to Puerto Rican Spanish

Speaking Boricua: A Guide to Puerto Rican Spanish

by Jared Romey
     
 

Speaking Boricua is the most in-depth, up-to-date source of Puerto Rican Spanish vocabulary available.
This best-selling Puerto Rican Spanish book, Speaking Boricua, is a humorous guide to Puerto Rican Spanish vocabulary. With over 1,500 Puerto Rican words and phrases, you will quickly understand Puerto Rican vocabulary and slang. Cartoon photos illustrate a few

Overview

Speaking Boricua is the most in-depth, up-to-date source of Puerto Rican Spanish vocabulary available.
This best-selling Puerto Rican Spanish book, Speaking Boricua, is a humorous guide to Puerto Rican Spanish vocabulary. With over 1,500 Puerto Rican words and phrases, you will quickly understand Puerto Rican vocabulary and slang. Cartoon photos illustrate a few of the words and phrases in an entertaining way. By using these words your Puerto Rican friends will understand you better. This book includes the vocabulary used daily by Puerto Ricans of all ages.

Words such as tripear, un quitao, bregar, chavos, serrucho, mahón, cafre, palo, zafacón, china, revolú and mofongo will quickly become part of your everyday Puerto Rican vocabulary. Do you already speak Spanish? Now it’s time to learn to speak Boricua (Puerto Rican Spanish).
Whether you are visiting Puerto Rico, a Boricua looking to enjoy the unique vocabulary of Puerto Rico, or even wanting to get back in touch with your Puerto Rican roots and heritage, Speaking Boricua will be a fun book for you.

IS THIS BOOK FOR ME? This bilingual book contains words that are not appropriate for kids. If you are just starting to learn Spanish, this book is best used as a complementary reference source to any program or class designed to teach you Spanish. This book and the other books of the Speaking Latino series are not designed as stand-alone learning aids, to teach you Spanish. Instead, they expand your country-specific Spanish vocabulary. If you already speak Spanish, this book help you understand local Spanish from Puerto Rico.

Be sure to download a sample to see what this book will and will not teach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011497025
Publisher:
Language Babel
Publication date:
08/28/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Jared grew up in Maryland, where he received his bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. After spending several years working in Washington, DC, during which time he started studying Spanish, Jared decided to return to school. He continued his studies in Spanish while receiving an International MBA from the University of South Carolina. Looking to further develop the Spanish, Jared accepted a job in Chile upon graduation. After several years living there and in Argentina, he moved to Puerto Rico, where he has resided since 2002. He currently manages his businesses and is trying to learn Portuguese. Whenever possible Jared travels, studies languages, reads and drinks wine. Any comments, corrections or inclusions should be sent to Info@SpeakingLatino.com.

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