El Machete: Dictionary of Argentinisms

Author: Paul Garcia

ISBN 9780692516317 (softcover)

88 pages 

 

BOOK DESCRIPTION

"El Machete," a contemporary and informative aid for anyone visiting Argentina or Uruguay, is: * Clear, with explanations of terms used in this regionally distinct form of Spanish. * Comprehensive. Its wide range of conversational Río Plate usage yields every possible phrase the newcomer might encounter, often with the derivation of argot, jargon and slang words, as well as fútbol terms to be found in everyday speech and vulgarities. * Handy. Designed to carry or pack easily, it's the perfect reference for the student or traveler. Witty, original, and fun to read, "El Machete" will cut through communication barriers.



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