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Wine Peeps: A Wine Blog » Wines of Chile: An Overview

Wine Peeps: A Wine Blog » Wines of Chile: An Overview | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Spanish settlers first planted wine grapes in Chile around 1550. However, the Chilean wine industry really got its start in the 1980's when Spanish winemaker Miguel Torres arrived in Chile and began making wines in the ...
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The Curious Conundrum of the Code-switching Token Teacher - Huffington Post

The Curious Conundrum of the Code-switching Token Teacher - Huffington Post | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
The Curious Conundrum of the Code-switching Token Teacher
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Originally used to explain language contact phenomena, in linguistics, to code-switch is to change between different languages during a single conversation.
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A racial slur entrenched in American vernacular is more prevalent than ever - Reading Eagle

A racial slur entrenched in American vernacular is more prevalent than ever - Reading Eagle | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
(c) 2014, The Washington Post.This season, the National Football League is attempting the impossible, a reasoned but dubious mission that has already
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The Problem with Computers - American Thinker

The Problem with Computers - American Thinker | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
The Problem with Computers
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Arrogance and stupidity are killing the distinction between like and as, can and may, less and fewer, indicative and subjunctive, though it's more the fault of television than of computers.
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9 Fascinating Maps Show the Origins of Our Most Common Words

9 Fascinating Maps Show the Origins of Our Most Common Words | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
A surprising look at where the words we use every day came from.
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The Decline of Grammar Education – Lingua Franca - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Decline of Grammar Education – Lingua Franca - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
RT @EngLang_Salford: "The decline of #Grammar #education" (Or what grammar isn't really about) by Geoffrey Pullum: http://t.co/RyoTJkWZBD
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Alcohol Really Does Make You Better at a Foreign Language (Sometimes)

Alcohol Really Does Make You Better at a Foreign Language (Sometimes) | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Drunk-dialing exes, picking fights with bouncers—alcohol's tongue-loosening properties are all too familiar. But it turns out that alcohol's ability to lower your inhibitions is also good for speaking a foreign language.
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Assistant/Associate Professor (Hispanic Linguistics/Spanish Heritage Learners), Tenure track - HigherEdJobs

Jobs in higher education. Faculty and administrative positions at colleges and universities. Updated daily. Free to job seekers.
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Neuroscientists identify key role of language gene

Neuroscientists identify key role of language gene | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Mutation that arose long ago may be key to humans’ unique ability to produce and understand speech.
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4 Non-Verbal Chile Spanish Expressions: Gestures To Go Native Chilean

4 Non-Verbal Chile Spanish Expressions: Gestures To Go Native Chilean | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Four Chile Spanish expressions or gestures that will immediately mark you as a native Chilean.
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Corpus linguistics: how to justify your hunches when faced with a CEO | Verbal Identity

Corpus linguistics: how to justify your hunches when faced with a CEO | Verbal Identity | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Today, we are delighted to have a guest post from Zsofia Demjen. Zsofia is a lecturer at the Open University, and has worked with us for a number of years.
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Carmel Valley student qualifies for USA Computational Linguistics Olympiad Team - Del Mar Times

Carmel Valley student qualifies for USA Computational Linguistics Olympiad Team - Del Mar Times | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Carmel Valley student qualifies for USA Computational Linguistics Olympiad Team Del Mar Times Canyon Crest Academy Senior Catherine Wu has made the USA Computational Linguistics Olympiad Team and will represent the United States to compete at the...
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Review: Ling Theories; Morphology; Syntax: Meklenborg Salvesen ...

Hannah Washington is a PhD student in Hispanic Linguistics at The Ohio State University with a specialization in morphosyntactic and pragmatic variation. Her doctoral dissertation (in progress) uses corpus data to examine ...
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Quotes, Quotations and Famous Sayings: randwiches: scanwiches ...

Quotes, Quotations and Famous Sayings: randwiches: scanwiches ... | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
randwiches: scanwiches: Homemade: Chacarero FASCINATING! New sandwich type appears: Chacarero is a Chilean sandwich made with thinly sliced churrasco-style steak, or lomito-style pork on a round roll with tomatoes, ...
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From Salt To Salary: Linguists Take A Page From Science - NPR (blog)

From Salt To Salary: Linguists Take A Page From Science - NPR (blog) | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
The basic ideas of language evolution are similar to those of biological evolution, explains guest commentator Wim Hordijk. So, linguists are able to utilize the tools of evolutionary biologists.
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Spanish-Language Immersion Schools Gain in Popularity - NBCNews.com

Spanish-Language Immersion Schools Gain in Popularity - NBCNews.com | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Washington, DC -- Andrew Howell, a restaurant consultant in Washington D.C., wishes he would have grown up fully fluent in another language."I did not h...
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theoretical linguistics - Why does there seem to be so much disagreement among linguists? - Linguistics Stack Exchange

theoretical linguistics - Why does there seem to be so much disagreement among linguists? - Linguistics Stack Exchange | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
My answer: Why does there seem to be so much disagreement among linguists? http://t.co/bcSJixxxnk < There isn't #lingchat #linguistics
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h2g2 - Origins and Meanings of the Word 'Money' - Edited Entry

Origins and Meanings of the Word 'Money', from the edited h2g2, the Unconventional Guide to Life, the Universe and Everything
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Noam Chomsky Explains Why Today's Republicans Would Call Nixon a Radical

Noam Chomsky Explains Why Today's Republicans Would Call Nixon a Radical | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Why can everyone learn Portuguese? Are some aspects of our nature unknowable? Can you imagine Richard Nixon as a radical? Is Twitter a trivializer?
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WSJ's Ben Zimmer receives first LSA Linguistics Journalism Award | Linguistic Society of America

WSJ's Ben Zimmer receives first LSA Linguistics Journalism Award | Linguistic Society of America | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Big congrats to our erstwhile Word columnist Ben Zimmer, who just won @LingSocAm's 1st Linguistics Journalism Award! http://t.co/X4a15dwzIU
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Students Learn to 'Toggle' Between Dialects

Students Learn to 'Toggle' Between Dialects | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Researchers are scaling up an effort to teach young urban children to embrace their own dialect—and to know when and how to switch to standard English.
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Development of the French Language

Development of the French Language | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
French is a Romance language, but it has a number of characteristics that set it apart from the other members of its linguistic family. Here is an extremely simplified synopsis of its development.
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Noam Chomsky | Talks at Google - YouTube

Professor Noam Chomsky visits Google Cambridge to answer the following questions from Googlers: 1. Your early view of the potential abuse of the Internet as ...
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Linguistics according to Fillmore

Linguistics according to Fillmore | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
While people keep banging on about Chomsky as being the be all and end all of linguistics (I'm looking at you philosophers of language), there have been many linguists who have had a much more subs...
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6 Grammar Hints to Speak Chilean Spanish

6 Grammar Hints to Speak Chilean Spanish | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Jared Romey, the creator of the amazing website Speaking Latino and author of the book Speaking Chileno, provides us with a couple of grammar hints to speak like true Chileans. Why, you ask, would you want to speak exactly like a Chilean?
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Rohena-Madrazo gives Hispanic Linguistics talk on Friday - What's ...

Rohena-Madrazo gives Hispanic Linguistics talk on Friday. We are pleased to announce the second of three talks in the Hispanic Linguistics Talk Series this year: Marcos Rohena-Madrazo (Middlebury College).
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