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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¿Me Entiendes, o Me Explico?

An exercise by BBC Mundo showed the most annoying expression across the Spanish-speaking world is "¿me entiendes?"

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Variation on a Theme

The Spanish verb "poder" can also be a cause of many headaches for Spanish speakers learning English

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Rótulos and Ortografía

Hand-painted signs provide indisputable public evidence that spelling is not one of the sign-writers' fortés

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Two Verbs are Better than One

Along with two verbs "to be," Spanish also has two different verbs for "to know," as well as two verbs "to have."

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No Hay

If you have lived in Mexico for a while, the title of this article will sound a familiar ring

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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