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The History of Spanish: A Student's Introduction

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The History of Spanish: A Student's Introduction

This concise textbook provides students with an engaging and thorough overview of the history of Spanish and its development from Latin. Presupposing no prior knowledge of Latin or linguistics, students are provided with the background necessary to understand the history of Spanish.

Short, easy-to-digest chapters feature numerous practice exercises and activities. Chapter 'Lead-in' questions draw comparisons between English and Spanish, enabling students to use their intuition about their native language to gain a deeper understanding of Spanish. Each chapter features further reading suggestions, an outline, and a summary. Highlighted key terms are collated in a glossary. Boxes on linguistic debates teach students to evaluate arguments and think critically about linguistics. Supporting online resources include Word files of all the practices and activities in the book and an instructor's manual featuring a sample syllabus, answer key to the practices and activities, sample exams and teaching suggestions.

This book is ideal for a range of courses on the history of Spanish and Spanish linguistics.

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Product Description

The History of Spanish: A Student's Introduction

This concise textbook provides students with an engaging and thorough overview of the history of Spanish and its development from Latin. Presupposing no prior knowledge of Latin or linguistics, students are provided with the background necessary to understand the history of Spanish.

Short, easy-to-digest chapters feature numerous practice exercises and activities. Chapter 'Lead-in' questions draw comparisons between English and Spanish, enabling students to use their intuition about their native language to gain a deeper understanding of Spanish. Each chapter features further reading suggestions, an outline, and a summary. Highlighted key terms are collated in a glossary. Boxes on linguistic debates teach students to evaluate arguments and think critically about linguistics. Supporting online resources include Word files of all the practices and activities in the book and an instructor's manual featuring a sample syllabus, answer key to the practices and activities, sample exams and teaching suggestions.

This book is ideal for a range of courses on the history of Spanish and Spanish linguistics.

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Additional Information
Book Genre History
Book Format Unabridged
Binding Paperback
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Number of pages 452 pages
Dimensions 17.5 x 2.2 x 24.5 cm
ISBN 978-1316507940
Date of Publication 4 Oct. 2018
Language Spanish
Level Beginner
Media Type Book
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