American Association of University Supervisors, Coordinators, and Directors of Language Programs

AAUSC spotlight: Beyond the standard variety: Analysis and (re)production of dialects and registers

  • 21 Nov 2014
  • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM (CST)
  • Gonzalez Convention Center Grand Ballroom C1
part of ACTFL ROUNDTABLE PRESENTATIONS I

Students need to be exposed to different regional language varieties and different registers to develop successful linguistic competence. Nevertheless, most Spanish mainstream textbooks utilized today focus on standard language. An emphasis on linguistic variation activities is urgently needed in order to prepare students to effectively communicate. 

Audience Level
Higher Education 

Roundtable Presenter
Lucia Osa-Melero, Duquesne University

Co-Presenter
Rebeca Bataller, The University of Southern Mississippi

Proposal

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