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What They Didn't Teach You in Spanish Class

Slang Phrases for the Cafe, Club, Bar, Bedroom, Ball Game and More

Published by Ulysses Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Chilling with an ice-cold cerveza at a beach bar...
Dancing at CDMX’s hottest salsa club...
Screaming your head off at the Copa América...


Drop the textbook formality and chat with the locals in Latin America’s everyday language.

• What’s up? ¿Qué tal?
• What a hottie! ¡Que cuerazo!
• Let’s pound these shots. Tráguemonos estos traguitos.
• That ref sucks. Es una mierda ese árbitro/a.
• I’m craving all-you-can-eat tacos. Me antoja un poco de taquiza libre.
• Do you wanna hook up? ¿Quieres ligar?

About The Author

Juan Caballero is a doctoral candidate in Comparative literature. His studies have spanned the Argentine novel, psychoanalysis, sadomasochism, linguistics, film noir, third-world aesthetics, and socialist revisionism. He is a lifelong Californian and avid backpacker whose passions include competitive eating, contemporary art, and noise music.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Ulysses Press (October 15, 2017)
  • Length: 200 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781612436753

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