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The Spanish Language Today

1st Edition

By Miranda Stewart

Routledge

254 pages

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Description

The Spanish Language Today describes the varied and changing Spanish language at the end of the twentieth century. Suitable for introductory level upward, this book examines:

* where Spanish is spoken on a global scale

* the status of Spanish within the realms of politics, education and media

* the standardisation of Spanish

* specific areas of linguistic variation and change

* how other languages and dialects spoken in the same areas affect the Spanish language

* whether new technologies are an opportunity or a threat to the Spanish language.

The Spanish Language Today contains numerous extracts from contemporary press and literary sources, a glossary of technical terms and selected translations.

Reviews

'Stewart misses nothing of importance, and has managed to thread the pieces together successfully. It is certainly a book to be recommended to students.' - Antonia Moreira, King's College London

'This book is a must' - Signpost

About the Author

Miranda Stewart is Senior Lecturer in Spanish and Latin American studies at the University of Strathclyde

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN009000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General