Caribbean Spanish in the metropolis : Spanish language among Cubans, Dominicans, and Puerto Ricans in the New York City area / Edwin M. Lamboy.Material type: TextSeries: Latino communitiesPublisher: New York : Routledge, 2004Copyright date: ©2004Description: 1 online resource (xi, 129 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780203002018; 0203002016; 9780203310991; 0203310993; 1135932700; 9781135932701; 1280168773; 9781280168772Subject(s): Spanish language -- Dialects -- New York (State) -- New York | Spanish language -- Dialects -- Caribbean | Bilingualism -- New York (State) -- New York | Spanish language -- Dialects -- Phonetics | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Spanish | Bilingualism | Spanish language -- Dialects | Spanish language -- Dialects -- Phonetics | New York (State) -- New York | Spaans | TweetaligheidGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Caribbean Spanish in the metropolis.DDC classification: 467/.97471 LOC classification: PC4829.N44 | L36 2004ebOther classification: 18.31 Online resources: Click here to access online
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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.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-126) and index.
Spanish in the United States -- Methodology -- Results: a sociolingustic profile of first-and-second generation speakers of Cuban, Dominican, and Puerto Rican Spanish in 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.
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