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European Spanish Or Latin?

I know we have the Spain flag, but which dialect??

4 years ago

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Eey91
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America has 19 native Spanish speaking countries and Europe one (that's why I guess it is mainly Latin American). They are very different but you will always be able to understand. The main difference, besides the accent, is slang and you can always communicate without it.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Klgregonis
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When I go to add a new course and read the description of the Spanish course, it says it is "closer to Latin American" Just like the English courses uses (North) American English. There are differences, but not so much that you won't be able to communicate, sort of like between Great Britain, Australia, Canada and the US. We all have our own slang and some grammar differences, but we basically understand each other.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rspreng

pretty much Latin American, not that there is much differece

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NoNameHaveI

There's actually quite a lot of difference between Castillian Spanish and Latin American Spanish.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lavmarx
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Just as rspreng says, there is no difference except for the pronunciation, slang and that they use "vosotros" and here in latin america we don't. Other than that we understand Spanish from any country since it's the same language no matter where you go.

Edit: I wanted to add that being latin american it's easier for me to understand European Spanish slang, than Mexican or Chilean slang for example. So, you can imagine...

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Raynwl
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chile, chile!!!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rspreng

A matter of perspective. Mexicans go to Spain, and Spaniards visit Mexico, and both get along fine.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EriktheSwede

Thanks Guys! I think lamarz has a good comment. Thanks for all the comments hyper linguist,rspreng,reidHD,Eey91!!!!!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AngelaLynne

Would someone taking a Castillano Spanish test be helped by using this program?

3 years ago