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The Lingua File: Do Spaniards Lisp?

The Lingua File: Do Spaniards Lisp? | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
It's not because of the king. The Lingua File looks at why Spaniards appear to have a lisp. (Do Spaniards Lisp?
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The Second Languages Of Every Part Of The World In One Incredible Infographic

The Second Languages Of Every Part Of The World In One Incredible Infographic | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
Some of these will surprise you.
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Looking For Work, Children Of Migrants Bone Up On Formal Spanish - Northwest Public Radio

Looking For Work, Children Of Migrants Bone Up On Formal Spanish - Northwest Public Radio | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
There are more than 37 million native Spanish speakers in the U.S. today. For businesses and service providers, that’s 37 million people who might prefer
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In Spanish-language debate in Colorado, Anglo candidates spar on immigration - Fox News Latino

In Spanish-language debate in Colorado, Anglo candidates spar on immigration - Fox News Latino | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman has been furiously studying Spanish for the past year; his Democrat challenger, former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, is fluent, having served in the Peace Corps in Costa Rica.
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Borges Had A Genius For Literature But Not Love Or Much Else - Daily Beast

Borges Had A Genius For Literature But Not Love Or Much Else - Daily Beast | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
The Argentinian literary genius married at the age of 68. It was not a wise move, but then Borges was never known for wise moves except when writing.
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6 Ways Bilingualism Can Further Your Career | Language News

6 Ways Bilingualism Can Further Your Career | Language News | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
Learn about six unique ways bilingualism can advance your career.
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We are losing languages at a rate of one every fortnight - The Independent

We are losing languages at a rate of one every fortnight - The Independent | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
The 11 largest languages in the world are Chinese, English, Hindi/Urdu, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, Bengali, Japanese, German and French.
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Upscale and Affluent Latinos Are Tech Savvy, Bilingual and Big Spenders

Upscale and Affluent Latinos Are Tech Savvy, Bilingual and Big Spenders | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
Savvy, affluent and upscale Latinos have soaring purchasing power, and ad campaigns have been working to connect with high-earning Latinos by attempting to understand the preferred media and voice of this segment.
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The Most Common Languages Spoken in the U.S. After English and Spanish - Tom O'Halloran

The Most Common Languages Spoken in the U.S. After English and Spanish - Tom O'Halloran | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
TomOHalloran.com is a news, information and opinion site. Our goal is to post, report and analyze stories of interest on a wide range of topics from politics and culture to faith and family. We are located in Longview Texas.
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, most popular Spanish-language writer since Cervantes ... - Winnipeg Free Press

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, most popular Spanish-language writer since Cervantes ... - Winnipeg Free Press | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, most popular Spanish-language writer since Cervantes ...
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Spanish is the most spoken non-English language in U.S. homes, even among non-Hispanics

Spanish is the most spoken non-English language in U.S. homes, even among non-Hispanics | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
Spanish is, by far, the most spoken non-English language in the U.S., but not all Spanish speakers are Hispanic. Some 2.8 million non-Hispanics speak Spanish at home today. (Most commonly spoken language in U.S.
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Review: Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Singh (2013 ...

Review: Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Singh (2013). AUTHOR: ... language forms and functions, with an emphasis on sociolinguistic approaches, .... She holds a MA in Hispanic Literature and a PhD in Linguistics.
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EFE determined to set standard for Spanish-language journalism - GlobalPost

EFE determined to set standard for Spanish-language journalism - GlobalPost | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
EFE determined to set standard for Spanish-language journalism
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... and Carlos Baute, among other notables.
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EFE determined to set standard for Spanish-language journalism - Fox News Latino

EFE determined to set standard for Spanish-language journalism - Fox News Latino | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
EFE determined to set standard for Spanish-language journalism Fox News Latino Spain's Crown Prince Felipe was present Thursday as Agencia EFE inaugurated its new headquarters in Madrid with a mission to be the "house of journalism in the Spanish...
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Parents want elementary pupils to learn foreign languages -- but where? - Washington Post

Parents want elementary pupils to learn foreign languages -- but where? - Washington Post | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
Early language programs are popular, but most foreign language classes begin late in public school.
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Performance of Spanish-speaking community-dwelling elders in the United States on the Uniform Data Set - Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association

Spanish is the second-most common language spoken in the United States, and Spanish speakers represent one third... http://t.co/nq6UAsxQIN
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Do Puerto Ricans Speak The “Ghetto Version” of Spanish?

Do Puerto Ricans Speak The “Ghetto Version” of Spanish? | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
An introduction to the beautiful and rich Puerto Rican dialect.Chequéalo →
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Swansea City's Ashley Williams using 'Spanglish' with defensive partner ... - WalesOnline

Swansea City's Ashley Williams using 'Spanglish' with defensive partner ... - WalesOnline | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
The Swansea City captain and his Argentinian colleague have formed a partnership which is getting stronger week by week
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What I Learned From the Hispanic Community About Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneur

What I Learned From the Hispanic Community About Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneur | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
Consider Latinos' often overlooked contribution to the U.S. economy. As American society continues to diversify, the lessons of one group can be applied to others.
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The purpose of learning 'minor' languages - The Stanford Daily

The purpose of learning 'minor' languages - The Stanford Daily | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
At the present, somewhere around 7,000 different languages are spoken around the world. Every year, ...
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Spanish-language newspaper shares school news - Springfield News-Leader

Spanish-language newspaper shares school news - Springfield News-Leader | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
Spanish-language newspaper shares school news Springfield News-Leader To better reach those families, Springfield Public Schools has forged a partnership with El Mensajero, which is Spanish for “the messenger.” It is a free, local, Spanish-language...
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Why are Hispanics identifying as white?

Why are Hispanics identifying as white? | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
Eric Liu says a study found a significant number of Hispanics are now identifying as white on the Census, which speaks volumes about Americans' views on race and the 'social ideal' (Liu: Hispanics think it's better to be white?
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27 to graduate from Oceanside's first-ever Spanish CERT program - 10News

27 to graduate from Oceanside's first-ever Spanish CERT program - 10News | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
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27 to graduate from Oceanside's first-ever Spanish CERT program
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OCEANSIDE - Twenty-seven volunteers graduate Thursday, April 17 from Oceanside's first-ever Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training conducted in Spanish.
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The Handbook of Hispanic Sociolinguistics (by Manuel Diaz ...

The Handbook of Hispanic Sociolinguistics (by Manuel Diaz ... | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
This Handbook provides a comprehensive, state–of–the–art overview of theoretical and descriptive research in contemporary Hispanic sociolinguistics. Offers the first authoritative collection exploring research strands in the emerging and ...
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1) Spanish is spoken by more than 490 million... | Dominio Uno

1) Spanish is spoken by more than 490 million... | Dominio Uno | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
1) Spanish is spoken by more than 490 million people worldwide.
Only Mandarin has more Native Speakers. With more than 490 million native speakers worldwide, Spanish is the official language of more...
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Spanish false friends... Beware! | Spanish Language Blog

Spanish false friends... Beware! | Spanish Language Blog | EL ESPAÑOL DE AMERICA | Scoop.it
Learning vocabulary can be very easy (I´m sure you remember the “Similar words in English and Spanish” post) because Spanish and English have lots of cogn (Spanish false friends… Beware!
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