‘¿Qué Es Una Lengua Pura?’: Latinx College Students Learn To Defend Their Use Of Spanglish

“What history teaches us is that the only constant is change. Whenever two languages have geographic contact they’re going to influence each other.”

By Camile PhillipsOctober 29, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

College freshman Angie Bravo’s first language is Spanish, but she wishes she were better at it.

The 18-year-old grew up in Laredo, Texas, just across the border from Mexico. Like many of her neighbors, she speaks a version of Spanish influenced by English.

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