https://www.duolingo.com/Canvasian

Is Duolingo Spanish from Spain?

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I was wondering which dialect of Spanish the Duolingo course is mostly based on? I notice it is represented by the Spanish flag. Is it European Spanish then?

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/rspreng

It is a 'neutral' version that accepts, but does not teach, peninsular Spanish peculiarities. It also uses, pretty much, Latin American pronunciation. Gracias is not graTHias, for example.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Canvasian
Canvasian
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Thanks!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ontalor
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It's general Latin American Spanish. This has been explained a lot on the forums already, but since it's a general form of Spanish, they went with Spain as the origin of the language because picking any individual Latin American country wouldn't be an accurate representation.

4 years ago
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