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Modern Languge Association discussion groups focus on discrete literatures or literary and linguistic concerns that are not encompassed by one of the divisions. (Prof.
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The Curious Conundrum of the Code-switching Token Teacher - Huffington Post

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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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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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600 year old mystery manuscript decoded by University of Bedfordshire professor - beds.ac.uk

Claim that the infamous Voynich Manuscript has been (partially) decoded by linguistics professor: http://t.co/rBMGuk9qfn
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Inaugural Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language :: Texas ...

Marta Fairclough, an associate professor of Spanish linguistics at the University of Houston, and Kim Potowski, an associate professor of Hispanic linguistics at the University of Illinois, are the plenary speakers.
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Upcoming SFA Linguistics Conference - SFA The Pine Log Online

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Upcoming SFA Linguistics Conference
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The second annual SFA Linguistics Conference will take place on Thursday, May 1, at SFA. Its projects will focus on topics related to linguistics, language and media.
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Review: Romance; Applied Linguistics; Spanish: Fairclough ...

EDITOR: Marta Fairclough TITLE: Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States SUBTITLE: The State of the Field SERIES TITLE: Georgetown Studies in Spanish Linguistics PUBLISHER: Georgetown University Press...
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Duolingo puts the fun into learning a foreign language by using an addictively ... - The Independent

Duolingo puts the fun into learning a foreign language by using an addictively ... - The Independent | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
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You'll probably mess up the subjunctive form. But you'll get around. You'll understand what you hear very well.
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Canada eyes Chilean arm of troubled Spanish fishery firm - Science - World - Dalje.com

Canada eyes Chilean arm of troubled Spanish fishery firm - Science - World - Dalje.com | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
SANTIAGO, Chile, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Canadian fisheries group Cooke Aquaculture is looking to acquire Pesca Chile, the Latin American country's...
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UK Ambassador Gives Farewell Speech | I Love Chile News

UK Ambassador Gives Farewell Speech | I Love Chile News | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
He completed an intensive Spanish course in the UK several weeks before leaving, but later discovered that this was of limited use as the Castilian Spanish taught in Europe is rather different to the Chilean dialect.
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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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Students present at Spanish Linguistics in North Carolina ...

Students present at Spanish Linguistics in North Carolina ... | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
On February 8, Mario Becerra and Briceida Rodriguez, who are completing a BA in Hispanic Studies and are student members of the SoCIOLing (Study of Community Involvement and Outreach & Linguistics) Lab, presented ...
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One state, 21 languages

A bill has been proposed this legislative session that would make Alaska Native languages the official languages of the state. (One state, 21 languages - in case you thought, South Africa had too many languages!
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What grocery stores can teach us about linguistics

What grocery stores can teach us about linguistics | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Sometimes ambiguity is more efficient than specific labeling (What grocery stores can teach us about linguistics http://t.co/ux6agPYboj)
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Chilean Movies Anchor Latino Film Festival - Humboldt State Now

Chilean Movies Anchor Latino Film Festival - Humboldt State Now | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
This is the story of Violeta Parra's (Francisca Gavilán's) revival of traditional Chilean music, which inspired a socially and politically committed pan-Latin American folk music movement called “La Nueva Canción.” This biographical film portrays ...
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4 Non-Verbal Chilean Spanish Expressions: Gestures To Go Native Chilean - I Love Chile News

4 Non-Verbal Chilean Spanish Expressions: Gestures To Go Native Chilean - I Love Chile News | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Jared Romey, the creator of the amazing website Speaking Latino and author of the book Speaking Chileno, gives an insight on the most important Chilean gestures.
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A story behind a story | Plume of Words

A story behind a story | Plume of Words | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
I love this, not least because the Bolivian Constitution (Check) includes the motto 'The sea will be ours' (Check)—the past century, during which Bolivia's one-time overland passage to the sea has been Chilean territory, nothing more than a...
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J.R.R. Tolkien's imaginary languages - by Edward Vajda, WWU Linguistics Program director - YouTube

J.R.R. Tolkien, wildly popular for his authorship of the fantasy trilogy "The Lord of the Rings," was by profession an unprepossessing Medievalist and histor... (Love #TheHobit?
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Amazon.com: The Chilean Way: crónicas 2000-2010 (Spanish Edition) eBook: Neil A.T. Davidson, Andrea Palet, Camila Valenzuela León, Piedad Rivadeneira: Kindle Store

The Chilean Way: crónicas 2000-2010 (Spanish Edition) - Kindle edition by Neil A.T. Davidson, Andrea Palet, Camila Valenzuela León, Piedad Rivadeneira. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
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