How Well do You Know Latin American Spanish?
Spanish is such a rich language, there is always something new to learn. So there are new things to learn for not only Spanish students but even for a native Spanish speaker like me. For instance, did you know the word banana or banano is actually cambur in Venezuela? I learned this not too long ago, actually by talking to a Venezuelan friend.
This is interesting information that might or might not help you improve your speaking skills but will for sure give you a lot of things to talk about while you practice your speaking skills.
Here you go: Ten questions for you to challenge your knowledge of Latin American Spanish. To find the answer scroll to the bottom of this post and watch the video!
- Where do people say ¡No manches! to show surprise?
- Where do people use the word che?
- Name 5 countries where people use “vos”?
- Where do they call cambur a banana?
- Where do people say “china” to an orange?
- In which Latin América countries do people use “sumercé” as a way to say “usted”?
- Where do people say “cachái” to ask if someone understand something?
- Name some countries where it is best not to say “coger“.
- How many words in Spanish are there to say “straw“?
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