Oh! Foreign Words in my Text! How Do Spanish Speakers Handle Internet Terms?

Internet terms in Spanish.

Computer jargon contains a lot of anglicisms. Many of these English words have appropriate Spanish alternatives so they can be better understood in Spanish-speaking countries. The word choice may depend on the region and the preference of the individual speaker. However, the Foundation of Emerging Spanish (Fundéu) warns us that there is no need to borrow English words when we have suitable Spanish translations.


Oh! Foreign Words in my Text! How Do Spanish Speakers Handle Internet Terms?


By Sandra Blanco from www.globalja.de