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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…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 6
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 6

Christopher Howard - July 24, 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 and…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 5
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 5

Christopher Howard - July 10, 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 and 4…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 4
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 4

Christopher Howard - June 26, 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 and 3 of…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 3
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 3

Christopher Howard - June 14, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past two weeks, we brought you Parts 1 and 2 of our…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 2
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 2

Christopher Howard - June 6, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Last week, we brought you Part 1 of our Tico Talk series on…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 1
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 1

Christopher Howard - May 31, 2019

You can't call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Tiquismos, as they are known, play an important role in most daily conversations.…

The Spanish neuter form: lo que makes us loco
Moving to Costa Rica
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Moving to Costa Rica
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The Spanish neuter form: lo que makes us loco

Kate Galante - July 6, 2018

This one’s going to be a bit tough to explain, but here goes. Spanish has four forms of the definite article, our “the” (el, la, los, las)…

El dilema of gender confusion in Spanish
Language Lessons
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Language Lessons
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El dilema of gender confusion in Spanish

Kate Galante - June 28, 2018

There’s a story about a certain Costa Rican president who, upon Pope John Paul’s death, went on television to announce to the Gringo audience in English, “I…

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