"Is the language taught in California's elementary school's Spanish immersion program Castilian or Latin America?"
Pimsleur Conversational Castilian Spanish (CD-Audio)
ITEM#: 13856768About Castilian Spanish
- In the United States, the term Castilian or Castilian Spanish usually refers to the dialect that is the official language of Spain, where its used in television and radio broadcasts. It is understood throughout the country, although there are marked regional differences.
- The difference between Castilian Spanish as spoken in Spain and Spanish as spoken in the Americas (now called Latin American Spanish) is due to the diminishing contact between Spain and the Americas over the centuries and to the influence of local languages in the Americas. These two main variants of Spanish are mutually intelligible; the difference between them is comparable to that between British English and American English.
- Pimsleurs Castilian Spanish teaches the official dialect as spoken by the majority of Spanish-speakers in Spain.
- Spanish is the official language of twenty-one countries and is one of the six official languages of the United Nations. Spanish is the first language of more than 350 million people, more than any other language except Mandarin Chinese.
- Furthermore, Spanish is a common second language --- the most studied after English, and the third most commonly used on the Internet after English and Mandarin.
- Sixteen 30-minute lessons of spoken Castilian Spanish language learning (the first sixteen Units of Pimsleur's 30-Unit Castilian Spanish Comprehensive Program). .
- Essential grammar and vocabulary that teach you greetings, numbers, how to order food and drink, deal with currency, scheduling a meal or meeting and to give and ask for directions. Learn to speak with near-native pronunciation skills.
- No mindless repetition! Converse with native speakers in natural (and useful!) conversations.
- Easy, fast, fun and effective language acquisition.
- No computer necessary! Unlike expensive software programs which tie learners to a computer, Pimsleur courses are available in CD or mp3 format to meet your needs.
|Genre||FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Spanish|
|Publisher Date||2012-03-27 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Pimsleur Intl Inc|
|Unit weight||0.86 lb|
|Series Name||Simon & Schuster's Pimsleur|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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