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Is there any way to switch from Latin America Spanish to Spain Spanish?

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It's just occurred to me that I'm learning Spanish to speak in Spain, but I've been learning the Latin American words rather than the ones used in Spain.

For example, ustedes comen instead of vosotros coméis.

Is there any way to be able to switch to practice lessons using the Spain Spanish words rather than the Latin American words?

It's not a major problem but it would have been a nice feature to able to do.

It simply means I have to learn these differences separately.

It's a minor quibble I think the whole site is just awesome and love the way you can learn so quickly and easily.

Thanks.

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5 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/sbrandwoo

I really hope they add dialects for British English and Spainish Spanish. They already understand British terms for American words, but it'd be nice to have it slightly clearer. I don't know if Spanish Spanish works.. I don't know it well enough to have tried it.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wataya
wataya
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Unfortunately not. But they seem to try to present words that work rather universally.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TiagoMoita_PT
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Read this for Duolingo's stance on the issue: http://duolingo.com/#/comment/126103

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https://www.duolingo.com/spiceyokooko
spiceyokooko
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TiagoMoita_PT

Many thanks for posting that link to the other thread. It was useful to read that.

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https://www.duolingo.com/TiagoMoita_PT
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You're welcome ;-)

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