The Routledge Handbook of Hispanic Applied Linguistics

The Routledge Handbook of Hispanic Applied Linguistics

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of Hispanic applied linguistics, allowing students to understand the field from a variety of perspectives and offering insight into the ever-growing number of professional opportunies afforded to Spanish language program graduates. The goal of this book is to re-contextualize the notion of applied linguistics as simply the application of theoretical linguistic concepts to practical settings and to consider it as its own field that addresses language-based issues and problems in a real-world context. The book is organized into five parts: 1) perspectives on learning Spanish 2) issues and environments in Spanish teaching 3) Spanish in the professions 4) the discourses of Spanish and 5) social and political contexts for Spanish. The booka€™s all-inclusive coverage gives students the theoretical and sociocultural context for study in Hispanic applied linguistics while offering practical information on its application in the professional sector.Diamond, Tuot and Karliner (2012) conducted a survey of 68 physicians on the general medicine floor ofa large urban ... This study revealed that all physicians used their Spanish language skills on the job, regardless of their proficiency in theanbsp;...

Title:The Routledge Handbook of Hispanic Applied Linguistics
Author:Manel Lacorte
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-09-19


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