There is growing interest in heritage language learnersOCoindividuals 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.What administrative barriers prevent greater integration of Spanish heritage learners and Spanish second-language ... At the University of Texas-Pan American, a program in medical Spanish for heritage learners is breaking new ground in thisanbsp;...
|Title||:||Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States|
|Author||:||Sara M. Beaudrie, Marta Fairclough|
|Publisher||:||Georgetown University Press - 2012|