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Although it is possible to get by in major Latin American cities without speaking Spanish, just a few phrases go a long way in making friends, inviting service with a smile, and ensuring a rich and rewarding travel experience - you could dance the night away at a salsa club, taste the best local dishes or fi nd a gorgeous beach off the tourist trail.
Essential phrases to meet all your travel needs
How to get local recommendations
Easy-to-use pronunciation guides
Expert tips to boost your confidence
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