A discussion of the peculiarities of languages and the differences between them.
A few months ago, I had a coffee together with my Vietnamese/Chinese fellow student and two of her female friends. I was perfectly sure that they spoke some Slavic language, but I couldn't identify any words (I've had some very elementary courses in Russian and Bulgarian). They said it was Albanian!
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Most people in Chile do speak e(s)pañol. There is a good description of Chilean Spanish in Wikipedia. Wikipedia also includes descriptions for other dialects of Spanish.
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Uh, for those of us who don't read Spanish too well, there is another Wikipedia article on Spanish Dialects and Varieties.
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