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Puerto Rican Spanish

The Spanish spoken in Puerto Rico shares linguistic features with other West Indian islands and the continental Caribbean, but it has its own characteristics. Undoubtedly, Puerto Rico’s history is a determining factor of the Spanish spoken there today. The influence of the indigenous language spoken in Borinquen (as Puerto Ricans call their nation) on the […]

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French in Africa

Spanish is spoken in many countries, and while all Spanish speakers can understand each other, there are as many varieties of Spanish as nations that speak it. Something similar happens with French. While French speakers can understand each other regardless of what nation they come from, the French of France is not the same as […]

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The Languages of Africa

Official estimates state that there are 2,000 languages spoken throughout the continent of Africa, which are then broken down into these groups: * Afro-asiatic: these languages are spoken in many countries of northern, eastern and southwestern Africa. The family of Afro-asiatic languages includes approximately 240. The main ones are the Semitic family, Kushite, Berber, and […]

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