How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.
Spanish Applied Linguistics at the Turn of the Millennium
Papers from the 1999 Conference on the L1 & L2 Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese
The 12 papers in this volume were selected from those presented at the 1999 Conference on the L1 & L2 Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese held at Georgetown University in October 1999. The papers are divided into sections on bilingualism, reading, writing, phonology, and morphosyntax. The book includes an introduction by the volume editors, and shows a range of current research being conducted in Spanish applied linguistics.