Cool Spanish - with mp3 downloads

Young Spanish people at the beach This is just a skim across the surface of the great wealth of Spanish slang. Although some may apply in Latin America, the expressions featured are mostly from Spain.

Swear words tend to be more generally accepted in Spain than many other countries - we've divided up the expressions so you know what to say and what not to say.

These contain some examples of vulgar language.

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