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    Default need help to learn cuban spanish.

    hi good day to all.
    i go to cuba all the time but i can't speak the language can some one pls help me to or tell me what can i get .

    eugene

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    eugene, as you will find, cuban spanish has its own unique words, phrases and accents. a simple search online will definitely have some good links and resources for you to check out...here is just one that might be useful http://www.cubamania.com

    there are language institutes wherever you go, so you might consider enrolling in a program while you are there. suerte!

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    If you learn Spanish, you can communicate easily in Cuba, the Cuban slang you will only learn once you know some Spanish and interacting with the people here.
    There are many courses and institutions for foreigners here. I have already given advice to another member who wants to study Spanish here in Cuba.
    if there's anything else I can do for you...
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    At Wikipedia you can find some information about Cuban Spanish, that actually is a variation of Caribbean Spanish. If you are fluent in Spanish you can also look for "Español caribeño" where you'll find more information related to phonology, morphology and syntax. Good look!

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    If what you want to do is communicate in Cuba, you can learn Spanish here in Cuba or in another country but usually the pronunciation they teach in other countries (depending on the region, of course) is that of the Spanish from Spain.
    If you know not a word of Spanish, don't try to learn morphology and syntax of the Cuban Spanish because that way you will never learn Spanish, besides, if you do some reading related to the different ways we speak in Cuba, you will know that not all the regions, and not all groups speak in the same way. But, if you speak Spanish, they will understand you and depending on the person you are going to speak, you will be able to understand too, unless they are only using slang and that, I don't even understand myself sometimes. So, not to worry, learn Spanish and you will be able to communicate here.
    I have found this page with some explanation about Cuban Spanish but you should not use it in order to learn Spanish, this is just for your knowledge.

    http://www.najit.org/proteus/v9n3/rivas_v9n3.htm
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