This book "supplies a vocabulary of English words and idiomatic phrases 'arranged … according to the ideas which they express'. The thesaurus, continually expanded and updated, has always remained in print, but this reissued first edition shows the impressive breadth of Roget's own knowledge and interests."
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.