Books: Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States: Beaudrie, Fairclough (Eds)
Editor for this issue: Rebekah McClure
Date: 06-Jun-2013 From: Jacqueline Beilhart <jb594georgetown.edu> Subject: Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States: Beaudrie, Fairclough (Eds) E-mail this message to a friend
Title: Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States
Subtitle: The State of the Field
Series Title: Georgetown Studies in Spanish Linguistics
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Editor: Sara M. Beaudrie
Editor: Marta Fairclough
Paperback: ISBN: 9781589019386 Pages: 320 Price: U.S. $ 39.95
There is growing interest in heritage language learners—individuals who have a personal or familial connection to a nonmajority language. Spanish learners represent the largest segment of this population in the United States.
In this comprehensive volume, experts offer an interdisciplinary overview of research on Spanish as a heritage language in the United States. They also address the central role of education within the field. Contributors offer a wealth of resources for teachers while proposing future directions for scholarship.
Subject Language(s): Spanish (spa)
Language Family(ies): Romance