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    The Spanish language has been an influential and constant part of American history in not only recent years, but dating back prior even to the colonization of the European settlers and pilgrims. Spanish has continued to be a prevalent force in America that is changing/impacting the culture in many ways, such as through its business transactions, education, and media. Therefore, the benefit of knowing the history/origin of Spanish, and how it’s important to the U.S, will convey the significance of learning Spanish as a second language for those living in the United States. The introduction of the Spanish language came about, according to Phillip Carter (a lecturer in the Department of Foreign Languages at North Caroline State) by Ponce de León (a Spanish explorer) leading an expedition to what is now the Florida peninsula. Carter further outlines how this event caused the emergence of Spanish colonies within the United States as he says, “By 1556, they had established their first permanent colony in San Agustín, Florida … Between 1520 and 1570, the Spanish turned their attention to the … territory in the West and Southwest of the present-day United States” (“¡Spanglish! Spanish in the U.S”). These events are what, according to Carter, caused the Spanish culture/language to…

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    The Spanish language has had a rich and intriguing history birthed in the region of Southwestern Europe, and boasts a variety of influences generated by fascinating historical events including those of the migration of nomadic Celtic tribes, the incomparable rule of Roman Empire, and the invasion and conquest of the Moors. Iberians living on the Iberian Peninsula around the end of the 6th century BC began to intermingle with nomadic Celtic tribes which brought about the birth of a new people -…

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    Spanish, one of the most widely used languages in the world, continues to gain competence across nations through academic curricula, entertainment for all ages, and even the functionality of the World’s largest corporations. While the Hispanic culture continues to cultivate within American society, the Spanish speaking community has become more prevalent in culture assimilated areas. According to the Pew Research Center, the number of Spanish speakers has flourished as a reflection of the rapid…

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    of different languages spoken across the globe today. It is interesting to note that the United States, one of the most diverse countries in the world, does not have an official language. While English is what a majority of the American population speaks, it is by no means the only language that can be heard here. In California, specifically Southern California, two of the most widely spoken languages are English and Spanish. Often in the past, scholars as well as regular people, made theories…

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    of these factors is literary works such as Romeo and Juliet, written by Shakespeare. In almost all cultures there is at least one writer who's work transcended through time, and is read by generation after generation leaving an impact in the language of all of those who read it. In the case of the Spanish language, we have Cervantes, who's work is still used by "La Real Academia de la Lengua Espa��" (The Real Academy for the Spa㩳h Language) to set standards for our language.…

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    Language is different types of expressions. It can be found in art, music, movies, writing and amongst many other things. It is a form of communication that varies between each individual. But most importantly, language can determine an individuals’ personality. When a language is dominated, it can show self-identity, success and most importantly, it can show how power isn’t as strong and important as one thinks. I thought everything was going to be the same as it was in Mexico. I always knew…

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    While Spanish is currently a minority-language, the growing Hispanic population indicates that this may change in the years to come. With that in mind, schools across the nation should consider hiring more speech language pathologists (SLPs) and/or providing further bilingual assessment training for their current SLPs. Especially in densely populated cities, Spanish-English bilingual children are struggling academically. If the Hispanic population continues to grow, it can be assumed that…

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    La mayoría de los hispanohablantes de los Estados Unidos que son segunda or tercera generations often develop their own language among the English and Spanish languages. In most of these second and third generations, Spanish is commonly spoken in the house and English is learned through schooling or just interactions with other English speaking people in one's community. A stigma that derives from this homemade language is that the person who speaks Spanglish might not know enough Spanish or…

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    different cultures and races. Within those cultures and races there are many languages. One language 427 million people use is spanish. Children and people of all ages should learn how to speak spanish as a second language. If you learn spanish you can communicate with spanish speaking U.S. citizens, it’s a big help for traveling purposes and it’s healthy for you. According to an article from Pew Research Center they stated that “With more than 37 million speakers, Spanish is by far the most…

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    Spanish is a great language for children to grow up using. If you are endowed with the ability of being bilingual, then you already are aware of this. But for the rest of us, Spanish was one of the more difficult school subjects later in life. When we were sitting in Spanish class back in junior high or college, we remember thinking, "This would have been so much easier if I had just learned it as a child." We look at some of our friends who speak the language with ease, and we only wish that…

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