Spanish as a heritage language in the United States: The state of the field

Sara Beaudrie, Marta Fairclough

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Abstract

There is growing interest in heritage language learners-individuals 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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherGeorgetown University Press
Number of pages308
ISBN (Print)9781589019393, 9781589019386
StatePublished - 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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