ERIC Number: ED173995
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Sep-16
Reference Count: 0
La Lengua Espanol en los Estados Unidos (The Spanish Language in the United States).
This report on the use of the Spanish language in the United States discusses the Spanish-speaking population, the language itself, and bilingual education in the United States. The background about the Spanish-speaking population includes the following topics: (1) "A Nations of Immigrants," (2) "The Population of the Spanish-Speaking Minority," and (3) "Characteristics of the Spanish-Speaking Minority." The second section, on the use of the Spanish language in the United States, discusses Spanish as a learned language, as a mother tongue, and as an official language. The third section, on bilingual education in the United States, discusses the history of bilingual education up to 1968, and then outlines recent developments after 1968. (NCR)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ibero-American Bureau of Education, Madrid. (Spain).
Identifiers: United States
Note: Paper presented at the Conference of Latin American Ministers of Education (3rd, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 1-7, 1977) ; Best copy available