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    The Spanish Language

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    the idiomatic‚ native expressions and also the targeted vocabulary of speaking Spanish in Latina America. When compared to 400 million men and women that speak Spanish tongue (or Castilian) as their mother tongue‚ about 300 million are in Latin American Countries. There are several particularities and additionally idiomatic movement within Spanish tongue or Castilian. A portion of the aspects which usually affect Spanish tongue are: incorrect usage used by the mass media‚ the change of everyday terms

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    on LanguageSpanish Influence on Language‚ Culture‚ and Philippine History Leslie E. Bauzon‚ "Influence of the Spanish Culture‚" translated to Nihonggo and published as "Firipin bunka eno Supein no eikyo" in Shizuo Suzuki and Shinzo Hayase (eds.)‚ TONAN AZIA NO JITEN FIRIPIN (ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOUTHEAST ASIA: PHILIPPINES)‚ Kyoto: Dohosha‚ 1991. Pp. 195-196. Spain colonized the Philippines from 1565 to 1898. The Spaniards ruled the Filipinos for 333 years. Spanish influence on the Philippines and the

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    representation in the Spanish Cortes. * Filipinization of the parishes * Granting of individual liberties to Filipinos such as: * Freedom of Speech * Freedom of the press * Freedom of assembly * Freedom to petition for grievances Chapter I THE PHILIPPINE BACKGROUND a. Early History Spanish sovereignty‚ first brought to the Philippines by Magellan in 1521‚ was firmly establish by Miguel Lopez de Legaspi when he founded the first permanent Spanish settlement on

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    "Prior to the Spanish colonization of the Philippines in 1565‚ there are no written records of the islands that make up the modern day Philippines."3 In the year 1565‚ Miguel López de Legazpi‚ the Conquistador travelled from Spain and founded the first Spanish settlement in the country‚ firstly on the island of Cebú. They occupied the kingdoms of Tondo and Manila‚ establishing it as the capital of the Spanish East Indies. "The Philippines were originally named after King Philip II of Spain- Las Islas

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    1 International Baccalaureate History of the Americas HL Required Summer Reading Study Guide Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America By John Charles Chasteen Foreign Affairs November/December 2000 states: Born in Blood and Fire is a briskly written yet sophisticated introduction to Latin America that will be greatly welcomed by non-specialists and experts alike. Chasteen paints on a very broad canvas‚ but he succeeds in capturing with enviable conciseness the major ingredients

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    In Spanish‚ the following basic pattern is used To convey superiority más + adjective‚ adverb‚ noun + que = more _____ than examples: Tú eres más guapa que ella.  You are prettier than she is.  Juan habla más despacio que Paco.  Juan talks slower than Paco. 2. In Spanish‚ the following basic pattern is used To convey inferiority. menos+ adjective‚ adverb‚ noun + que = less _____ than example:  Yo tengo menos paciencia que él.  I have less patience than he does. 3. In Spanish‚ the

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    Essays: Spanish Language

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    Essay 1 Does the language you speak reflect your personal and cultural Identity? The United States of America is one of the most diverse countries in the world and for that reason there are many different languages spoken. Most people who move to this land of opportunities are required to learn the primary language‚ English. By learning the language of the new world they have entered‚ they are slowly giving up the culture and language from which they came from. People who have trouble learning English

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    Spanish Language in the Philippine Curriculum: A Must or A Trash?” Have you been involved in learning other languages or dialects either for fun‚ academic purpose or any other purposes? Are you aware of the importance of having a multilingual skill? For example‚ we had Jose Rizal whom because of his vast knowledge of different languages contributed a lot in regaining our independence from our Spanish colonizers. His knowledge of different language helped him in writing his famous works which

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    that speak the Spanish language. The US government began using this term to refer to a person of Cuban‚ Mexican‚ Puerto Rican‚ South or Central American‚ or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race in the 1970’s. Then the term continued to be used and I have never felt offended by the term even though I know that it’s an easy term to generalize a whole lot of people. On the other hand you have the term Latino or Latina which definition is a person who speaks a romance language (i.e. Italian

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    Spanish Language Proficiency

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    español [The Twisted Path to Spanish]: The Development of Bilingual Teachers’ Spanish-Language Proficiency John A. Sutterby‚ Javier Ayala‚ and Sandra Murillo University of Texas at Brownsville Abstract This paper describes the development of Spanish-language proficiency in bilingual preservice teachers at a university on the Texas–Mexico border. A survey with open-ended questions was administered to preservice teachers in bilingual and English as a Second Language certification programs. The

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    Spanish Nationalism

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    Spanish nationalism - is the nationalism asserts that Spaniards are a nation and promotes the cultural unity of Spaniards. It has been typically been closely tied to the conceptions of a Castilian-based culture. The Castilian language became the Spanish language. Other expressions of Spanish nationalism have included pan-Iberianism and pan-Hispanism. The origins of Spanish nationalism have been claimed to have begun with theReconquista - beginning with the victory of Catholic forces against Muslim

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    Salvadorean Spanish

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    Salvadorian Spanish Spanish is spoken in different countries around the world. In every region there is a dialect from the main language. Here we are to explain a bit about the Spanish spoken in the Central American county of El Salvador. Salvadoran Spanish is geographically defined as the form of Spanish spoken in the country of El Salvador in Central America. El Salvador is the only country in North and Central America to use the term Castellano or Castilian as oppose to Spanish or Español

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    Spanish Curriculum

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    DEVELOPMENT DIVISION PRIMARY SPANISH SYLLABUS DRAFT INFANTS – STANDARD 5 1 Syllabus Overview STATEMENT OF BELIEFS Our geographical location‚ gateway to the Spanish-speaking Americas‚ and current regional and international economic trends and their implications for Trinidad and Tobago‚ create an imperative for strengthening and deepening the national capability in Spanish at all levels and has given rise to the declaration of Spanish as the First Foreign language of Trinidad and Tobago. Research

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    Spanish Argumnets

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    was knowledgeable‚ and was able to show that he understood the complexity of the issue. All of these were established by the fact he received a PHD in English literature form Berkely. This insures the reader that he has studied the importance of language in society. Also the way he recalls the events as sort of “matter of fact” and his ability to remain calm through the entire article gives his writing a more relatable and down to earth feeling. While Gloria Anzldua is also well educated receiving

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    spanish 2

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    SPANISH II- CLASSROOM PROCEDURES AND EXPECTATIONS During the first semester we will cover chapters 1 - 3. The first quarter will review concepts and vocabulary that were covered in Spanish I. The midterm exam is given at the end of January. During the second semester we will cover chapters 4 - 6 with key points from chapters 7-10. These topics will be covered on the final exam in June. There will be frequent quizzes throughout the course on reading‚ writing‚ listening and speaking Spanish

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    Spanish Final Review

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    Cognates and False Cognates 1. Select the response that best answers the question. Which of the following is a word borrowed from the Spanish language and used in the English language? 1. El poncho 2. El sándwich 3. El champú 4. El zíper 2. Which of the following is a word borrowed from the English language and used in the Spanish language? 1. El poncho 2. El sándwich 3. La salsa 4. La piñata 3. Identify the cognate in the following passage. Hola‚

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    many different cultures. The population can be divided into two groups; Indians and people of mixed Spanish and Indian ancestry. But in Guatemala‚ being called an Indian or a non-Indian does not depend entirely on a person ’s ancestry. It is basically a matter of how people live and of how they categorize themselves. For example‚ a Guatemalan is considered an Indian if he or she speaks an Indian language‚ wears Indian clothing‚ and lives in a community where the people follow the Indian ways of life

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    Spanish Culture Essay

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    speak Spanish we are from the same country and we are classify as Latinos?” at the beginning it was so offensive that people will ask me “Are you Latina from Mexico or EL Salvador?” and used to get so upset and tell them “No! I am from Ecuador and I am Hispanic”. Despite‚ the fact that Latinos and Hispanics speaks Spanish as their primer language of communication‚ this does not mean that we are all from the same country. First‚ it is well known that must of Hispanics and Latinos speak Spanish to communicate

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    Becoming A Spanish Teacher In the work force‚ people often choose a career‚ based on wages‚ earnings and company benefits. It is important that a person selects a career that is ideal and worth devoting their life to. Teaching a foreign language such as Spanish would be an ideal career for me. After a thorough researching process‚ I found many interesting details‚ facts and‚ other information through the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. It is apparent that becoming a teacher is one of the most

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    Kiyara Handy Mrs. Rozo Spanish 2 8-24-12 Spanish Speaking Countries You may not know this fact‚ but there ar twenty-one spanish speaking countries in the world. Although they speak the same language‚ they have other aspects about them that are not the same. Two countries that have their own way of doing things are the Dominican Republic and Argentina. The Dominican Republic and argentina have very different ways of doing things‚ and very similar ways of doing

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