Chilenismos-English/English-Chilenismos Dictionary and Phrasebook PDF ePub eBook

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Chilenismos-English/English-Chilenismos Dictionary and Phrasebook free pdf Chile is known for having created an enormous amount of distinct words and expressions. Consequently, the Spanish spoken in Chile is frequently indiscernible to gringos and native Spanish speakers alike. This dictionary and phrasebook collects over 1,500 of these terms and idioms, knows and 'chilenismos', and expresses them in simple English. The book also explores the roots of chilenismos and explains the grammatical constructions and idiosyncratic speech patterns particular to Chileans. This is an ideal guide for tourists, businesspeople, and anyone who plans to spend time or to live in Chile. It is also a valuable tool for the Chilean expatriate, who can be transported back to his home country and reminded of how rich and entertaining chilenismos are.

About Daniel Joelson

Daniel Joelson is a native of Arlington, Virginia, has lived in Chile since 1998 where he works as a journalist and writer.

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Author : Daniel Joelson
Publisher : Hippocrene Books Inc.,U.S.
Data Published : 01 November 2004
ISBN : 0781810620
EAN : 9780781810623
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 186 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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