LINGUIST List 24.2338

Thu Jun 06 2013

Books: Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States: Beaudrie, Fairclough (Eds)

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Date: 06-Jun-2013
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Subject: Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States: Beaudrie, Fairclough (Eds)
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Title: Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States Subtitle: The State of the Field Series Title: Georgetown Studies in Spanish Linguistics Published: 2012 Publisher: Georgetown University Press

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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.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Spanish (spa) Language Family(ies): Romance Areal Regions: Western Europe
Written In: English (eng)

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