This volume contains 30 papers selected from two conferences which were held jointly at the Pennsylvania State University in 2005: the 9th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium and the 8th Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second Languages. The papers are organized into sections on theoretical syntax, phonetics and phonology, second language acquisition and teaching, acquisition of syntax, and sociolinguistics.
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