What is a Gringo or a Guiri? You might ask yourself. If you are learning Spanish, you’ll have the urge to want to test that formal education Spanish in real life. The goal for many language learners is to be understood by the locals and for others, it’s to sound like the locals. Some of us who get the opportunity to travel and practice our Spanish skill end up sounding like a Guiri (Tourist) or a Gringo(a) ( Non-native Spanish speaker). The worst part is when we make an attempt to speak the language and the Native speaker replies in English or asks if you want an English.
Below are the Five mistakes that make us stand out as a Guiri or Gringo. The content of this video was picked up from my recent article How to order in Spanish like a local