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Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States

There is growing interest in heritage language learners—individuals who have a personal or familial connection to a nonmajority language.

Implicit and Explicit Language Learning

Over the last several decades, neuroscientists, cognitive psychologists, and psycholinguists have investigated the implicit and explicit continuum in language development and use from theoretical,

Varieties of Spanish in the United States

Thirty-three million people in the United States speak some variety of Spanish, making it the second most used language in the country.

The Social Turn in Second Language Acquisition

David Block asks the question "What is second language acquisition (SLA)?" by offering an extended critique of one of the main theoretical approaches to second language acquisition: the "Input-Inte

Sustaining Linguistic Diversity

In the last three decades the field of endangered and minority languages has evolved rapidly, moving from the initial dire warnings of linguists to a swift increase in the number of organizations,

To Advanced Proficiency and Beyond

To Advanced Proficiency and Beyond: Theory and Methods for Developing Superior Second Language Ability addresses an important issue in Second Language Acquisition—how to help learners progre

Subject Pronoun Expression in Spanish

Much recent scholarship has sought to identify the linguistic and social factors that favor the expression or omission of subject pronouns in Spanish.

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