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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Title: Spanish in Contact: Issues in Bilingualism
Edited By: Ana Roca
John B. Jensen
URL: http://www.cascadilla.com/sic.html
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This collection of papers examines the issues which arise when Spanish (or any language) comes into contact with other languages. How do the languages change and affect each other? How do societal, cultural, and individual attitudes affect language use and development? The authors look at contact situations in Spain, Latin America, and the United States. Issues in code-switching and language planning are also discussed.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Phonology
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Spanish
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