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Title: Selected Proceedings of the 9th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
Edited By: Nuria Sagarra
Almeida Jacqueline Toribio
URL: http://www.lingref.com/cpp/hls/9/index.html
Series Title: Cascadilla Proceedings Project
Description:

This volume contains 30 papers selected from two conferences which were
held jointly at the Pennsylvania State University in 2005: the 9th Hispanic
Linguistics Symposium and the 8th Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish
and Portuguese as First and Second Languages. The papers are organized into
sections on theoretical syntax, phonetics and phonology, second language
acquisition and teaching, acquisition of syntax, and sociolinguistics.

The complete table of contents is available at
http://www.lingref.com/cpp/hls/9/ along with abstracts and the actual
papers in PDF format.

This volume has been published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project, an
imprint of Cascadilla Press. Proceedings from Cascadilla Proceedings
Project are published in library binding. There is also free web access to
all of the papers in the proceedings through our web site at www.lingref.com.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Portuguese
Spanish
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ISBN: 157473413X
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Pages: 341
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