Speaking Boricua is the most in-depth, up-to-date source of Puerto Rican Spanish vocabulary available.
This best-selling Puerto Rican Spanish book, Speaking Boricua, is a humorous guide to Puerto Rican Spanish vocabulary. With over 1,500 Puerto Rican words and phrases, you will quickly understand Puerto Rican vocabulary and slang. Cartoon photos illustrate a few of the words and phrases in an entertaining way. By using these words your Puerto Rican friends will understand you better. This book includes the vocabulary used daily by Puerto Ricans of all ages.
Words such as tripear, un quitao, bregar, chavos, serrucho, mahón, cafre, palo, zafacón, china, revolú and mofongo will quickly become part of your everyday Puerto Rican vocabulary. Do you already speak Spanish? Now it’s time to learn to speak Boricua (Puerto Rican Spanish).
Whether you are visiting Puerto Rico, a Boricua looking to enjoy the unique vocabulary of Puerto Rico, or even wanting to get back in touch with your Puerto Rican roots and heritage, Speaking Boricua will be a fun book for you.
IS THIS BOOK FOR ME? This bilingual book contains words that are not appropriate for kids. If you are just starting to learn Spanish, this book is best used as a complementary reference source to any program or class designed to teach you Spanish. This book and the other books of the Speaking Latino series are not designed as stand-alone learning aids, to teach you Spanish. Instead, they expand your country-specific Spanish vocabulary. If you already speak Spanish, this book help you understand local Spanish from Puerto Rico.
Be sure to download a sample to see what this book will and will not teach.