Exploring the Spanish Language : An introduction to its structures and varieties, Hardback Book

Exploring the Spanish Language : An introduction to its structures and varieties Hardback


Exploring the Spanish Language is a practical introduction to the structures and varieties of Spanish.

Written specifically with English-speaking learners of Spanish in mind, readers will find a good deal of practical help in developing skills such as pronunciation and the appropriate use of register.

No previous knowledge of linguistics is assumed and a glossary of technical terms, in conjunction with exercises and activities, helps to reinforce key points.

Features of this new edition include:updated samples that introduce the varieties of modern Spanish, its main registers and stylesa greater percentage of samples from Latin Americasystematic treatment of the traditional parts of speech, discourse markers, fillers and exclamationsupdated sections on word order and social media to reflect recent researchdiscussion questions and suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter, making it an ideal foundation for further studyUsing Spanish data to introduce basic concepts of modern linguistics, Exploring the Spanish Language is the ideal textbook for undergraduate students of Spanish who have no prior linguistic background.




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