Item description for Spanish in the United States: Linguistic Contact and Diversity (Studies in Anthropological Linguistics) by Ana Roca...
This collection of original papers presents current research on linguistic aspects of the Spanish used in the United States.
The authors examine such topics as language maintenance and language shift, language choice, the bilingual's discourse patterns, varieties of Spanish used in the United States, and oral proficiency testing of bilingual speakers.
In view of the fact that Hispanics constitute the largest linguistic minority in the United States, the pioneering work in the area of sociolinguistic issues in the U.S. Spanish presented here is of great importance.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 9" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Publisher Walter de Gruyter
ISBN 3110165724 ISBN13 9783110165722
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More About Ana Roca
Ana Roca is a professor in the Modern Languages department at Florida International University, Miami. She is chair of the Spanish for Native Speakers Committee of the AATSP. Her main areas of teaching and research interest are Spanish, Spanish in the United States, bilingualism and heritage language education issues in Spanish, language teaching, language education policy issues, and Hispanic culture and film.
Ana Roca has an academic affiliation as follows - Florida International Univ. Florida International University Florida I.