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Title: Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States
Subtitle: The State of the Field
Edited By: Sara M. Beaudrie
Marta Fairclough
Series Title: Georgetown Studies in Spanish Linguistics

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.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Language Family(ies): Romance
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781589019386
Pages: 320
Prices: U.S. $ 39.95