ERIC Number: EJ212569
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Articulatory Economy in Present-Day American Spanish.
Kadler, Eric H.
Canadian Modern Language Review, v36 n1 p83-91 Oct 1979
Describes features of articulatory shortcuts discovered among middle class, educated native speakers of Spanish in Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador. It is maintained that these features should be taught to students of Spanish in order that they may understand colloquial Spanish speech. (AM)
Descriptors: Consonants, Descriptive Linguistics, Dialect Studies, Language Instruction, Language Patterns, Language Research, Language Usage, Native Speakers, Phonology, Pronunciation, Regional Dialects, Second Language Learning, Social Dialects, Sociolinguistics, Spanish, Speech Communication, Standard Spoken Usage, Syllables, Vowels
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: El Salvador; Guatemala; Mexico