Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States: The State of the Field
Edited by Sara M. Beaudrie and Marta Fairclough
Published by Georgetown University Press
Description: There is growing interest in heritage language learners—individuals who have a personal or familial connection to a nonmajority language. Spanish learners represent the largest segment of this population in the United States.
In this comprehensive volume, experts offer an interdisciplinary overview of research on Spanish as a heritage language in the United States. They also address the central role of education within the field. Contributors offer a wealth of resources for teachers while proposing future directions for scholarship.
Visit the publisher’s website at http://press.georgetown.edu/book/languages/spanish-heritage-language-united-states