Is ‘Spanglish’ Proof that English has Diluted Spanish?
By Nicole Akoukou Thompson, Latin Post “Spanglish” has been called English’s assault on the Spanish language; an implementation of English in routine speech or writing of Spanish-speakers that leads to the invention of words […]
Spanglish and the Royal Academy
By Ilan Stavans, The Chronicle of Higher Education Not long ago, the Real Academia Española, its matrix located in Madrid, with 21 branches throughout the Spanish-speaking world, did something at once surprising […]
Fewer Latinos will speak Spanish, more non-Latinos will, report says
By Cindy Y. Rodriguez, CNN (CNN) — It’s no secret that more and more people are speakingespañol in the United States, but what you probably didn’t know is that in the future more of those […]
What is the future of Spanish in the United States?
By Mark Hugo Lopez and Ana Gonzalez-Barrera, Pew Hispanic Trends Project With more than 37 million speakers, Spanish is by far the most spoken non-English language in the U.S. today among people […]
Just 1 in 10 pediatricians offer autism screenings in Spanish
By Jacquellena Carrero, NBCLatino Many studies have shown that Latino children are less likely to get diagnosed with autism than other kids, and according to a new study, language appropriate screenings may have something […]
US is 5th largest Spanish-speaking country: new Census interactive map
By Claudio Iván Remeseira, @HispanicNewYork /NBCLatino The U.S. Census Bureau released an interactive, online map pinpointing the vast array of non-English languages spoken in homes across the nation. In addition to Spanish, the […]
Is the Spanish language white? The immigration debate raises vexing issues about how people see race and language
By Gayle Rogers, Pittsburgh Post Gazette As the immigration reform bill hangs in the balance in Congress, it is worth considering the history — rather, the long histories — of […]