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El Español de los Estados Unidos

Authors

Anna Maria Escobar, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Kim Potowski, University of Illinois, Chicago

Description

How long has Spanish been spoken in the US and how many people speak it today? Is Spanish being passed down through generations? What role does Spanish play in US Latino identity? Analysing and synthesising data from a wide variety of sources, Escobar and Potowski explore these questions and more in this up-to-date textbook for students of Spanish language, linguistics, bilingualism, sociolinguistics, culture, and history.Over 150 exercises help students engage with the linguistic characteristics of Spanish, Spanish-dialect contact, bilingualism, and…

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  • Linguistic concepts are clearly defined, and more complex concepts include detailed examples and exercises
  • Each chapter contains exercises which help readers to understand and reflect on new material
  • Chapter exercises direct readers to online resources so they can experience authentic examples

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