Traveling to Colombia to live there or study Spanish? Or maybe you are a native Colombian wanting to better connect with your roots, heritage and culture? This book is for you. This dictionary-style book of words and phrases helps you better understand Colombian Spanish and slang. The collection of more than 450 terms and sayings will help you become familiar with the richness of the country’s Spanish. It includes slang and vulgar words that you will likely run across in everyday conversations. Each term has been defined in English and synonyms are included when available. There are also more than 450 example sentences demonstrating how to use the words. It includes 36 black and white illustrations. Words like “parce,” "verraco,” “pelao" and “chino" will no longer be amystery. You will be on your way to Colombian Spanish fluency with this phrasebook of Spanish vocabulary words from Colombia. IS THIS BOOK FOR ME? This 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 Colombia. Be sure to use the Amazon Look Inside function to see what this book will and will not teach.
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