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  Spanish language - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Spanish originated in Castile, Spain; it was brought to the Western Hemisphere and other parts of the world in the last five centuries by Spanish explorers, colonists and empire-builders.
Spanish is one of the official languages of the United Nations and the European Union.
Spanish ceased to be an official language of the Philippines in 1987, and it is now spoken by less than 0.01% of the population, or 2,658 people (1990 Census), though recently there seems to have been a resurgence in interest in the language among educated youth.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Spanish_language   (3908 words)

 Spanish language
Spanish is a member of the Romance branch of Indo-European, descended largely from Latin and having much in common with its geographical neighbors.
The language was brought to the Americas, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marianas, Palau and the Philippines, by the Spanish colonization in the 16th century.
The speakers are mainly confined to various regions on island of Mindanao and a region south of Manila on the island of Luzon.
www.keywordmage.net /sp/spanish-language.html   (2076 words)

 Spanish language
The language was brought to the Americas, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marianas, Palau and the Philippines, by the Spanish colonization since 16th century.
Spanish is one of the official languages of the African Union, the European Union and the United Nations.
Spanish is to some extent regulated by the RAE (Real Academia Española), which, in association with twenty-one other national language academies, exercises a conservative influence through its publication of dictionaries and widely respected grammar guides and style guides.
www.knowledgefun.com /book/s/sp/spanish_language.html   (1479 words)

 Spanish language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spanish and Portuguese share similar grammars and a majority of vocabulary as well as a common history of influence of Arabic while a great part of the peninsula was under Islamic rule (both languages expanded over Islamic territories).
Spanish holds co-official status with English in the unincorporated U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, and is widely used alongside English in both official documents and everyday speech in the State of New Mexico, so much that there is a widespread misconception that Spanish and English are the official languages of that state.
The sole existing Spanish-Asiatic creole language, Chabacano or Zamboangueño (from Zamboanga), is spoken by an additional 0.4% of the Filipino population: 607,200 speakers (2000 census).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Spanish_language   (4288 words)

 Spanish Language Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Spanish is also an official language of the US state of New Mexico and the city of Miami, Florida, has the highest number of Spanish speakers outside Latin America.
The variations in the Spanish language from one country to another are similar to those of French between Canada, France and Switzerland although slightly more important.
The language learner should, however, keep in mind that the actual differences between Castellano and any of the regional languages of Spain is probably not larger than that between the many dialects of Italian.
how-to-learn-any-language.com /e/languages/spanish/index.html   (3224 words)

 Spanish Program
One of six official languages of the United Nations and -- along with English -- official language of the Organization of American States, Spanish is spoken by over 350 million people worldwide, some 30 million in the United States.
Spanish is a romance language originating from Latin, with major influences from Arabic and the indigenous languages of the Americas.
As is the case with any widely-spoken language, Spanish exhibits regional variations in pronunciation, vocabulary, pronoun usage, tense preference and other aspects; however, all dialects of the language are mutually intelligible.
www.usouthal.edu /languages/spanish/index.html   (520 words)

 ULT - Universal Language Tool for PHP
Although Serbian language is probably unique about using two scripts, other languages do have their variations, take a look at variations of English or Spanish language.
We recognized two ways language variations may differ: by dictionary (some words, phrases or spelling differences may be different) and by script (this may be literally as in Serbian that each letter has it's Cyril and Latin representation) or simply by using different code pages).
Variations contain only difference rules, meaning that, when we prepare information that should be included in document, we do not have to prepare them in all variations of the language.
ult.datavoyage.com   (3700 words)

 Untitled Document
From Latin to peninsular Spanish and on to the Spanish language as spoken in the Americas.
Objectives are the use of the Spanish language for clarity and precision in the exposition/communication of the materials for exact understanding of listener or reader, and the use of the techniques for written composition.
Starting from the supposition that literature is essentially the use of language for artistic creativity, the instructor directs students who are already majoring in language/literature to an appreciation of the creative effort behind the written work of art as the reader discovers it.
www.sevillestudies.com /language_hum.htm   (3719 words)

 The Spanish language spoken in the United States
The Spanish initially established colonies in Florida and explored the coasts of Georgia, the Carolinas, Virginia, and New England.
At the present time, the Spanish language in the United States is being impacted by the immigration of Hispanics from Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Central and South American countries.
The Spanish used in this country is a diverse language just as the English language is. This a result of the early exploration and colonization by the Spanish, and by the more recent immigration of Hispanics to our country from all over the world.
www.strictlyspanish.com /article7.htm   (793 words)

 MultilingualWebmaster >> where the web is headed
While Spanish is one of the easiest languages to learn, technical texts are often considered difficult to translate into Spanish.
Spanish and English are neck-and-neck for the title of second most spoken language in the world.
Some companies, like Microsoft, preface Spanish manuals with a note that explains to the user that the document was written in universal Spanish that all of their customers could understand.
www.multilingualwebmaster.com /library/spanishflavors.html   (1086 words)

 iSpeak Translation Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Brock is the Vice President of Marketing for the US Institute of Languages a language software production and distribution company who has been a good friend of ours over the years.
While studying Spanish in high school I was given a daily dose of Spanish vocabulary and a twice weekly a dose of Spanish verb conjugation which I was expected to memorize for the test each week.
Learning languages can be fun and Brock had this to say about the proper way to learn to speak Spanish.
www.ispeak.net /blog/index.php?tag=spanish-translation   (1087 words)

 Standard Latin American Spanish
Spanish is spoken by over 350 million people worldwide, and by some 30 million in the United States.
Some common Spanish dialects spoken in Costa Rica or California and Arizona differ, from the "Spanglish," spoken in New Mexico and Puerto Rico, and from the "Tex-Mex" spoken in Texas.
Rather, since Spanish is such a diverse yet mutually intelligible language, we use the Standard Latin American Spanish that is written to be understood by all North and Central American Spanish speakers.
www.clarktranslations.com /about_latin_american_spanish.htm   (449 words)

 Spanish Translation Translates To Higher Profits
One of the biggest errors is that many are taking a one-size-fits-all approach to the Spanish language.
There are many different variations of the Spanish language and you must first consider to whom you are marketing.
The best partner for marketers are Spanish translation services companies who have human resources from all major Spanish-speaking markets that can act as cultural translators and not just linguistic ones.
www.omniglot.com /language/articles/spanishtranslation.htm   (723 words)

Students continue to develop a basic foundation in Spanish as they improve comprehension and speaking Spanish through guided practice; increase knowledge of Spanish vocabulary and grammar through reading, writing and speaking; practice language-learning strategies; explore connections between language and Spanish-speaking cultures, and; develop awareness of different worldviews.
This course is conducted primarily in Spanish and is designed to increase the student’s fluency in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
UNITS OF STUDY: This course is conducted in Spanish and is designed to increase the student’s fluency, comfort and cultural appropriateness in speaking, reading, writing and listening.
southwest.mpls.k12.mn.us /Spanish.html   (662 words)

 WST - Spanish for Church Missions - Sample Lesson
You have learned some basic grammar topics of the Spanish language for communication in all circumstances.
There is however, a general basic vocabulary for the entire Spanish language which you are taught in this course.
Complete the following exercise by writing the letter of the Spanish word on the right which matches the English on the left.
www.webspanishtutor.com /scm/scm_les_sample.asp   (597 words)

 360 Degree Vocab Scenes
Ruben is a native Spanish speaker from Columbia.
Note: We understand there are many variations of the Spanish language.
We have attempted to provide a neutral-standard form of Spanish.
www.speechroom.com /VocabSpanish.html   (51 words)

 California 1 Teen Treatment Centers
Treatment center services include specialized help for criminal justice rehabilitation, teen dui-dwi offenders, variations of the Spanish language, and accepts self payment.
Treatment center services include specialized help for programs for those who are hearing impared, Spanish language variations, does not have payment information listed with us.
Treatment center services include specialized help for youth in criminal justice situations, variations of the Spanish language, and accepts self payment.
www.teen-drugs.com /teen/1/california.html   (290 words)

 Services - Quality Legal Spanish Translations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Cultural consultation:  There are numerous variations in the Spanish language as it is spoken throughout the world.
Expert testimony in court regarding language matters and the accuracy of translations of recordings.
Narrations for promotional video tapes, radio commercials and slide presentations.
www.qualityspanishtranslations.com /services.html   (182 words)

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