Colombian flag: singer puts her home town on the map with YouTube language classes.
Colombian flag: singer puts her home town on the map with YouTube language classes.

Martina La Peligrosa, an up and coming pop singer from Colombia, is gaining popularity worldwide with internet tutorials that teach watchers how to speak Costeñian, a complicated dialect of the Caribbean region that mystifies even native speakers. The series, Clases de Cordobese (Lessons of a Cordoban), features 15-second videos on YouTube with a lesson about what an individual phrase means. The singer said her hope in creating the series is to distinguish the local dialect from others in more well-known areas of the Caribbean coast. Read more: colombiareports.co

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