Linguistic Variation and Grammatical Complexity in Child Heritage Speakers
This exploratory study addresses variation along the animacy scale in the bilingual first language acquisition of Spanish Differential Object...
Heritage Language Learner Confidence Development
Interlocutor Effect in Videoconferencing
Over the past few decades, extensive research has investigated the impact of technology in the second language classroom; however, studies are...
Building Comfort and Pride at the Borderlands of Spanish and English
A Comparative Case-study of Three Heritage Language Teachers’ Raciolinguistic Identities in an Afterschool Spanish Language Club
Language teacher identity shapes how teachers teach (Kayi-Aydar, 2019) and is vitally important to understand in the context of a Club that aims...
Critical Tasks En Acción in the Spanish HL Classroom
This En Acción paper describes a virtual asynchronous task-based lesson on promoting critical language awareness in a blended Spanish heritage...
Genre Pedagogy within Systemic Functional Linguistics
Developing Heritage Spanish Students’ Persuasive Writing Skills with a Focus on the Subjunctive Mood and Modality
This research study uses Genre Pedagogy (GP) grounded on Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) and the Teaching Learning Cycle to develop...