PinPoint Spanish: Insights into Mexican Spanish

Learn about the context and nuances of Mexican Spanish language usage with this PinPoint Spanish series

Learn about the context and nuances of Mexican Spanish language usage with this PinPoint Spanish series

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Tres Tristes Tigres

When Mexicans make fun of Anglo-Saxon efforts at speaking Spanish, they usually focus on the flat r's and incorrect verb conjugations

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Fundamental, My Dear Watson

People who visit Mexico and attend conferences will have discovered that they aren't much different here than anywhere else

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Lo Que Pasa Es Que…

An arrangement of words that most usually ends in the listener’s disappointment

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If You Had Read This

The imperfect subjunctive is very common in Spanish, and it’s easy to mix it up with the conditional tense

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¿Mande Usted?

Spanish has two forms for the word you: the formal 'usted' and the informal 'tú'. Choosing the right form for the occasion requires some cultural insight...