Part of the fun of learning a new language is picking up slang or local phrases. This not only helps you to feel integrated and natural when chatting to a native speaker but it’s also a great ice breaker.
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I was lucky enough to live in a city in Spain (Córdoba) where English isn’t widely spoken. It is on the rise and lots of people attend English academies so it won’t be long before the locals speak the language fluently but I was immersed in the language from scratch back in 2015.
It’s a stunning city which is as typically Spanish as it gets with flamenco, ferias and breathtaking Moorish architecture such as the Mezquita and the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos.
Córdoba is often overlooked by tourists in favour of Sevilla and Granada but this is a real shame as Córdoba is magical and leaves a long-lasting impression. It was my privilege to live there for almost four years and where I became fluent in Spanish from scratch.
Read on to arm yourself with Spanish phrases to sound like a native!
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