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Caribbean Spanish in the Metropolis : Spanish Language Among Cubans, Dominicans, and Puerto Ricans in the New York City Area - Edwin M. Lamboy

Caribbean Spanish in the Metropolis

Spanish Language Among Cubans, Dominicans, and Puerto Ricans in the New York City Area

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Published: 1st September 2004
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This study focuses on first- and second- generation Cubans, Dominicans and Puerto Ricans living in the New York City area. In particular, the author creates a sociolinguistic profile of these cohorts and evaluates their attitudes towards Spanish and English, their use of these languages and their linguistic skills based on generation and ethnic factors.

Spanish in the United States -- Methodology -- Results: a sociolinguistic profile first- and second-generation speakers of Cubans, Dominican, and Puerto Rican Spanish n the New York City area -- Results: retention of dialectal phonetic features among first- and second-generation speakers of Cuban, Dominican, and Puerto Rican Spanish in the New York City area -- Discussion and conclusions.

ISBN: 9780203310991
ISBN-10: 0203310993
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st September 2004