Language Policies in Europe (European Passport of Languages)
The Our World in Spanish into English Project!
Info on English and Spanish
- BBC: What is Spanglish? Listen to this last item on the webpage (3'22''). Take a self-dictation!
- Spanish in the USA (Wikipedia, 2002, free on-line encyclopedia)
Generally, US Hispanics (13.4% of the population in 2002) are bilingual, speaking English better than Spanish
- English and Spanish in the World (1 page) Info given out in Year 1 (2004-2005)
- Borrowings/Loans and Why Learn English (1 page) Info given out in Year 1 (2004-2005)
Borrowings into English from Latin , from Romance languages: French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish Interesting... About a 30% of the words in English come from French, and another 30% including neologisms come from Latin.
If you check out the different Englishes in World Englishes, you will find a link to words in English coming from other languages.