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Tico Talk: 10 Costa Rican Spanish expressions for expats and tourists
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk: 10 Costa Rican Spanish expressions for expats and tourists

Christopher Howard - May 28, 2020

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past months, we have introduced you, dear reader, to tiquismos and costarriqueñismos as…

Understanding Spanish-language media when learning about the coronavirus
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Understanding Spanish-language media when learning about the coronavirus

Christopher Howard - April 21, 2020

Over the past several months, we have introduced you, dear reader, to  tiquismos and costarriqueñismos as part of our "Tico Talk" series. Check out the previous installments here.…

Ten Costa Rican expressions for retired expats and tourists
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Ten Costa Rican expressions for retired expats and tourists

Christopher Howard - March 3, 2020

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past several weeks, we have introduced you, dear reader, to tiquismos and…

Tico Talk: 12 expressions for expats and tourists
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk: 12 expressions for expats and tourists

Christopher Howard - January 11, 2020

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past several weeks, we have introduced you, dear reader, to tiquismos and…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 11
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 11

Christopher Howard - November 23, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past several weeks, we have introduced you, dear reader, to tiquismos and…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 10
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 10

Christopher Howard - October 16, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past several weeks, we have introduced you, dear reader, to tiquismos and…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 9
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 9

Christopher Howard - September 27, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past several weeks, we have introduced you, dear reader, to tiquismos and…

President Alvarado signs controversial dual education law
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President Alvarado signs controversial dual education law

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 12, 2019

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado signed into law on Thursday the Ley de Educación y Formación Dual (Law of Education and Dual Training), which will allow students to…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 8
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 8

Christopher Howard - September 12, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past several weeks, we have introduced you, dear reader, to tiquismos and…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 7
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 7

Christopher Howard - August 16, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past several weeks, we brought you Parts 1,2, 3, 4, 5…