1. Use voseo in southern South America

The tú (informal you) that we learned in Spanish class gets replaced by vos in Argentina, Uruguay and, to some extent, in a few other countries. It’s considered perfectly correct in Argentina, and particularly there, using it is a great way to show that we value the local version of the language.

  1. Use preterite (instead of perfect)

In the case of Latino American Spanish lessons, we are going to have to use the preterite a lot more than you would in European Spanish.

  1. Pay attention to Spanish in the USA

Spanish is the second most-spoken language in the United States, thanks first to the country’s long history of conquests in Spanish-speaking lands, and later to migration that continues to this day.

  1. Listen for pronunciation

Pronunciation varies widely across the Americas, making this a dangerous subject to generalize. But one thing we can say is that the accents have a lot in common with Spanish of Southern Spain (from which many people emigrated to the Americas back in the day).

  1. Pick your destination to learn Spanish in London and Latin America

The disadvantage of these places is that we won’t be alone. If our goal is to “lose yourself” in a Latin American culture, we can certainly do it anywhere, but it will take more effort if there are lots of other foreign students around.

  1. Pick up local dialects

In a misguided effort to be accommodating, people you meet in Latin America will sometimes simplify or even Castilianize their speech when speaking to a foreigner.

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