ERIC Number: EJ558303
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Choosing a "Standard" Variety of Spanish for the Instruction of Native Spanish Speakers in the U.S.
Villa, Daniel J.
Foreign Language Annals, v29 n2 p191-200 Sum 1996
Discusses the different varieties of Spanish, the decision of which variety to teach to native speakers, and the concept of a "standard" usage. Basing the decision on sociolinguistic research, this article proposes a spoken and written variety of Spanish to be employed in teaching native speakers in the United States. (Author/JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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