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Becerra Cortés, Ximena – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2013
This paper reports on an innovative and action research project which focused on the use of the dictionary and the prior knowledge of Colombian high school students to improve their reading comprehension of short scientific texts. Data collection instruments included students' work gathered during two workshops, field notes, and a questionnaire.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dictionaries, Reading Comprehension, Scientific and Technical Information
Fischer Dorantes, Erica – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This work is one of the first attempts to make a detailed and comparative analysis of the supplementary material of several bilingual English-Spanish dictionaries from the 20th and 21st centuries. It examines the historical development of prefaces and appendices in the most representative bilingual English-Spanish dictionaries that have…
Descriptors: English, Spanish, Bilingualism, Dictionaries
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Gold, David L. – Babel: International Journal of Translation, 1975
Discusses Ramon Menendez Pidal's contribution to Spanish and general lexicography in his prologue to Samuel Gili Gaya's "Diccionario General." (AM)
Descriptors: Definitions, Diachronic Linguistics, Dictionaries, Graphemes
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Teschner, Richard V.; Flemming, Jennifer – Hispania, 1996
Presents a conflation of and a comparison between the 1,646 verbs the Royal Academy's "Diccionario de la lengua espanola" (Dictionary of the Spanish Language) classifies as solely or partly intransitive and the 1,382 verbs that are so classified by the "Pequeno Larousse ilustrado" (Illustrated Larousse Small Dictionary).…
Descriptors: Dictionaries, Spanish, Verbs, Word Lists
Gomez, Ernesto; Cerda, Gilberto – 1976
Results of a study documenting the Mexican American's unique Spanish dialectal expressions used in the barrios of San Antonio, Texas, and its surrounding areas are presented. The expressions included are those which were not recorded in the "Diccionario de la Real Academia Espanola" (19th Edition) or which were recorded therein but with…
Descriptors: Definitions, Dialect Studies, Folk Culture, Glossaries
Carnicer, Ramon – Yelmo, 1975
A total of 271 items--words, phrases and affixes--were added to the common Spanish dictionary in the period between October and December 1974. This article lists the principal additions, each organized within a larger semantic category. (Text is in Spanish.) (TL)
Descriptors: Dictionaries, Language Usage, Morphology (Languages), Semantics
Galvan, Roberto A.; Teschner, Richard V. – 1977
This is a supplementary dictionary of the Spanish spoken by Chicanos in the states of Texas, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Florida. The nearly 8,000 entries represent a compilation of Chicano words and phrases not typically found in standard dictionaries. Items are listed alphabetically in Spanish, followed by an English…
Descriptors: Definitions, Dialect Studies, Dictionaries, Glossaries
Lazaro Carreter, Fernanado – Boletin de la Real Academia Espanola, 1973
Descriptors: Bulletins, Dictionaries, Etymology, Language Arts
Andrade, Magdalena; Sones, Mary – 1975
This publication presents three suggested language arts curriculum units. They represent a cross-section of materials that have been developed to deal with the learning problems of students with special language difficulties. Originally developed for grades 7-12, these units may be adapted for use in adult education or at other grade levels. They…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Capitalization (Alphabetic), Curriculum Guides, Dictionaries
Isaza Calderon, Baltasar – Yelmo, 1974
The imperative need for the editing of a dictionary of Latin Americanisms should be a cooperative effort between both individuals and language academies. (Text is in Spanish.) (Author/DS)
Descriptors: Dictionaries, Expressive Language, Language Usage, Spanish
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Zamora Vicente, Alonso – Revista de Occidente, 1973
Additions to the official dictionary of the Spanish Royal Academy. (SK)
Descriptors: Definitions, Dictionaries, Lexicography, Lexicology
Aguado, J. L. – Yelmo, 1976
This article describes the needs and efforts to devise a simple and concrete scientific vocabulary of Spanish. (Text is in Spanish.) (CLK)
Descriptors: Dictionaries, Language Planning, Language Research, Languages for Special Purposes
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Babel: International Journal of Translation, 1973
Descriptors: Definitions, Dictionaries, Geography, Lexicography
Criado De Val, Manuel – Yelmo, 1976
This feature presents the third part of a list of Spanish words that may have a second meaning which is frequently obscene, and words that are ill-sounding to speakers of Spanish. (Text is in Spanish.) (CLK)
Descriptors: Definitions, Dictionaries, Language Research, Language Usage
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