May 11, 2013

Article: Will Spanish Thrive Or Decline In The U.S.?


Will Spanish Thrive Or Decline In The U.S.?
by Luis Clemens
April 29, 2013

Watch enough of the programming produced in the U.S. by Telemundo or Univision and you will hear snippets of English spoken by guests who lack the vocabulary or knowledge of grammar to provide a complete answer in Spanish.

The Premios Billboard had two active Twitter feeds during the music awards ceremony, one in Spanish and the other in English. The need for the two Twitter feeds reflects a generational shift and illustrates the cultural question of the moment for Latinos: Will Spanish survive as a language widely spoken by Latinos in the United States?

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