Spanish speaking in the United States a guide to materials. by United States. Cabinet Committee on Opportunity for the Spanish Speaking.

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  • Hispanic Americans -- Bibliography.

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StatementCompiled by the Cabinet Committee on Opportunities for Spanish Speaking People. With a new foreword by Francesco Cordasco. Washington, 1971.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ1361.S7 U54 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 175 p.
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5055538M
ISBN 100879170417
LC Control Number74018056

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As the West increasingly integrated into the United States over the following century, struggles over power, identity, and citizenship transformed the place of the Spanish language in the nation. Her latest book, “An American Language: The Spanish speaking in the United States book of Spanish in the United States,” published this year by the University of California Press, is a political history of the Spanish language in the United States from the incorporation in of the Mexican Cession — the region that Mexico ceded after its war with the United States.

In Speaking Culturally Fern Johnson probes the rich cultural legacies and deep cultural dimensions underlying discourse in the United States. This culturally rich examination of discourse places the changing demographics of the United States in linguistic perspective and draws upon the author's "language-centered perspective on culture" to illuminate the discourses associated with gender and Reviews: 1.

the Spanish-speaking market in the United States with regard to publishing, one of the most important cultural industries. Keywords: Publishing, Books, Spanish Language, Publishing Market Introduction The United States is among the countries with the greatest number of Spanish speakers.

Bythe United States is expected to have million Spanish speakers, making it the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world. Spanish is spoken by more than million people globally, and here in the U.S., it is the most common non-English language spoken in U.S.

homes. While many people who speak a foreign language also speak. The names of many of our states and cities are Spanish — a testament to the fact that Spanish-speakers colonized many areas that later became part of the United States before English-speakers.

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This edited volume highlights current scholarship and linguistic analyses in four major areas relative to Caribbean Spanish in the United States. If you’re hoping to learn Spanish and don’t have time to enroll in lessons, there are many resources out there that can help you, such as audio programs, tutoring services, mobile apps, and the most traditional way of learning a language is by using a book or following a textbook.

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THE NUMBERS Not all U.S. Hispanics speak Spanish, of course, but almost all U.S. Spanish speakers are Hispanic, and the Hispanic population is growing rapidly. Despite the robust diversity, enduring nature and increased visibility of Spanish in the United States in the 21 st-century, the Spanish language in no way poses a threat to English, contrary to.

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With over 35 million speakers, the US has the fifth-largest number of Spanish speakers in the world. Other sources estimate Spanish speakers in the country to be 50 million, second-largest after Mexico.

Some people consider Spanish a national language and a contender for the official language should there be a need. Thirty-three million people in the United States speak some variety of Spanish, making it the second most used language in the country.

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Yet it was not always so--at one time there were thousands of languages spoken in what is now the United States, and most of those languages were spoken by indigenous Americans.

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