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|This book features slang for both Spain and Latin America. It indicates which expressions are used in which countries. It includes a section on native banter that will help readers make friends over a pitcher of Sangria and convince the local taco maker that it's OK to spice things up with a few fresh habaneros. The book also provides t-approved-for-nuns sex termilogy graphic eugh to embarrass the street walkers of Madrid's infamous Red Light district.Nobody speaks in strictly formal address anymore. Certainly t in Spain and Latin America, where a new love of pop culture is transforming traditional societies. This totally-up-to-date book fills in the gap between how people really talk in the Spanish speaking world and what Spanish language students are taught.|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||94783888|
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|Place of Publication||Berkeley, CA|
|Content Note||Including 20 B&W Illustrations|
|Author Biography||Juan Caballero is a doctoral candidate in Comparative Literature. He is a lifelong Californian and avid backpacker whose passions include competitive eating, contemporary art, noise music, and booty-shakin'. Nick Denton-Brown loves talking dirty...in Spanish. He loves eating burritos, playing soccer, and rocking out to Bruce Springsteen, in that order.|
|Country of Publication||United States|
|Subject||Language Learning: Self Study|
|Date of Publication||03/05/2008|
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The book was used but it was for a good price, and it even has localization of certain words and phrases rather than just the general terms. The book contains lots of swearing and vulgarity, but I like how it teaches you actual phrases you'd use in everyday life unlike school text books.
Verified purchase: Yes | Condition: pre-owned | Sold by: discover-books