Text Robin Finley. Illustration Joni Benjumenea Any primary English teacher will tell you their Colombian students often lack a robust arsenal of adjectives. There are so many ways to describe people beyond “nice” and “funny”; here is a small selection of terms applied to those unique characters we come across in daily life. service
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By Jeff Guerra. Illustrations by Freddy Leal If you find yourself lost in some small Colombian town, ask a local for directions and there’s a good chance you’ll be personally accompanied to your destination with a lively and charmingly intimate conversation along the way. Oh and by the way, there’s a big family barbecue tonight, and you’re invited. More and [...]
By Jay Munro Photos by Mateo Garcia Here we present Jack’s guide to Colombian street slang – Medellin style.
By Scott McGee. Photo by Israel Martinez If you are trying to learn the formal brand of Spanish appropriate for business and polite dinner conversations, “chimba” certainly won’t help. In fact, many Business English courses here in Medellin won’t even bother to translate it. However, down a few beers with a young executive from that same Business English course and [...]