Jared grew up in Maryland, where he received his bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. After spending several years working in Washington, DC, during which time he started studying Spanish, Jared decided to return to school. He continued his studies in Spanish while receiving an International MBA from the University of South Carolina. Looking to further develop the Spanish, Jared accepted a job in Chile upon graduation. After several years living there and in Argentina, he moved to Puerto Rico, where he has resided since 2002. He currently manages his businesses and is trying to learn Portuguese. Whenever possible Jared travels, studies languages, reads and drinks wine. Any comments, corrections or inclusions should be sent to Info@SpeakingLatino.com.
Luz Nereida Vélez (Noticentro 4) interview author Jared Romey about his book on Puerto Rican Spanish slang "Speaking Boricua: A Practical Guide to Puerto Rican Spanish". Interview date: June 16, 2005.
Please note that since this video is from 2005 all contact info from the captions have change. The current contact is www.SpeakingLatino.com
The Quick Guide to Cuban Spanish includes a total of 952 words, phrases or sayings that have been used for generations. In addition the words are paired with 429 synonyms or related words and 430 entries include at least one example sentence. It also includes 65 black and white illustrations.
Learning the Local Language: Your Guide to Real World Spanish is an eBook where I share tricks and tips on becoming fluent in local Spanish. Today, I am fluent in Spanish and am convinced that nobody should struggle as I did the first time I stepped into a Spanish-speaking country.
Este libro incluye 4,500 nombres para bebés de Puerto Rico. Janiraliz, Keixha, Yaisa Nicolle, Jasiel Joel y Yandiel son sólo ejemplos de algunos nombres de personas en Puerto Rico. Nombres únicos, modernos y creativos que rompen cualquier tipo de tradición o regla.
Este libro -cuyo enfoque principal son nombres para niñas- recopila más de 4,000 nombres femeninos y más 500 nombres masculinos.
This book includes more than 4,500 baby names from Puerto Rico. Janiraliz, Keixha, Yaisa Nicolle, Jasiel Joel & Yandiel are only a few examples of names given to people from Puerto Rico. Included in this book are unique, modern and creative names that break all traditions and roles. This book, whose principal focus is for girls' names, collects more than 4,000 names for girls & over 500 for boys.
Speaking Chileno, already a bestseller in Chile, is the most up-to-date reference book of Chilean Spanish vocabulary. It features more than 2,000 words and phrases explained in English, many with sample sentences. This dictionary-style book also includes 29 humorous cartoon illustrations, plus short sections about Chilean gestures, pronunciation, and grammar.
Speaking Argento is the book that will help you understand Argentines. This light-hearted dictionary-style book includes the vocabulary (and some Lunfardo words) you need to know and were never taught in school. Over 1,300 words and phrases are explained in English. The book also includes short sections that list some of the particularities of the Argentine grammar, pronunciation and gestures.
This follow-up to the Puerto Rican Spanish bestseller, Speaking Boricua, collects the unique Puerto Rican sayings that are passed down from generation to generation. Hundreds of them are translated literally into English, explained and, when available, paired with an English equivalent.
This book includes three useful sections that will help you go deeper into the understating of Puerto Rican Sayings or "refranes puertorriqueños." These sections will allow you to browse for sayings, find English sayings equivalents, and learn which are the most popular sayings for Puerto Ricans. This and English and Spanish book.
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. Puerto Rican Spanish words with English definitions and examples.