Review: Belpoliti, Flavia & Bermejo, Encarna (2020). Spanish heritage learners’ emerging literacy: Empirical research and classroom practice. Routledge.

Authors

  • Sendy Monarrez Rhone University of Houston

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21283/2376905X.12.223

Keywords:

SPANISH HERITAGE LANGUAGE, RESEARCH-BASED PEDAGOGY, EMERGING LITERACY

Abstract

This manuscript reviews Spanish Heritage Learners’ Emerging Literacy: Empirical Research and Classroom Practice, by Flavia Belpoliti (Texas A&M University-Commerce) and Encarna Bermejo (Houston Baptist University), published in 2020 by Routledge. The book is the result of an empirical study. Its eight chapters follow a research-based approach to the teaching of Spanish Heritage Language. The authors present detailed linguistic features to consider when teaching SHL writing and research-based pedagogical and instructional implications.

Author Biography

Sendy Monarrez Rhone, University of Houston

Sendy Monarrez Rhone is a Spanish Instructor in the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston, where she is currently pursuing a PhD in Spanish Linguistics. Her areas of research are Spanish applied linguistics, especially phonetics and pronunciation, and heritage language learners. Her language pedagogy interests are multilingualism, teacher training, e-learning content development, online learning, and language learning strategies.

Published

10/31/2020

How to Cite

Monarrez Rhone, S. (2020). Review: Belpoliti, Flavia & Bermejo, Encarna (2020). Spanish heritage learners’ emerging literacy: Empirical research and classroom practice. Routledge. EuroAmerican Journal of Applied Linguistics and Languages, 7(2), 120–123. https://doi.org/10.21283/2376905X.12.223

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Book and Technology Reviews

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