ERIC Number: ED218972
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
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Bilingualism and Language Contact: Spanish, English, and Native American Languages. Bilingual Education Series.
Barkin, Florence, Ed.; And Others
Spanish, English, and American Indian languages in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico and bilingualism and language contact in the region are addressed in a collection of articles. Approaches to research in the languages of this region are discussed in articles by Valdes, Lope Blanch, and Brandt. Cultural and sociolinguistic aspects of American Indian speech are dealt with in articles by Kroskrity, Spolsky and Irvine, Cooley and Lujan, Siler and Labadie-Wondergem, and Leap. Border Spanish is discussed by Barkin, Floyd, Jaramillo and Bills, Lantolf, Webb, and Valdes and others. Articles on language teaching include: (1) "The Acquisition (?) of Spanish as a Second Language" (Edelsky and Hudelson); (2) "Second-Language Acquisition and Foreign Language Teaching: Spanish Language Programs at a University on the U.S.-Mexican Border" (Teschner); (3) "Natural Texts and Delayed Oral Production: An Indigenous Method for the Teaching of American Indian Languages" (Montgomery); and (4) "Classroom Implications of Culturally Defined Organizational Patterns in Speeches by Native Americans" (Scafe and Kontas). Finally, language maintenance, shift, and use are discussed by Amastae, Aguirre, and Floyd. (JB)
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, American Indians, Bilingualism, College Second Language Programs, Cultural Influences, Descriptive Linguistics, English, Language Maintenance, Language Research, Language Usage, Mexican Americans, Native Language Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Sociolinguistics, Spanish, Teaching Methods
Teachers College Press, 1234 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027 ($24.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
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Identifiers: English (Southwest); Language Contact; Language Shift; Mexico; United States (Southwest)