Integrating Linguistic Diversity in Globalized Spanglish Communities

Marina Yu. Semenova, N.L. Shamne, L.N. Rebrina, E.Yu. Malushko, O. Larouk, S. Cindori
2018 SHS Web of Conferences  
Globalization comprises a complex range of various processes and has a huge impact on many spheres of life, including languages and dialects. The paper analyzes linguistic phenomena caused by globalization which have resulted in a new language type which can be denoted as 'poststandard languages'. English being a means of international communication has entered many standard language systems causing an extensive use of English loanwords and pseudo-English elements combined with a wordplay. This
more » ... th a wordplay. This anglicalization results in two or more languages merging into a new poststandard language, a common means of communication in a multilingual diverse society. One of the most vivid examples is Spanglish, an English-Spanish merge in the USA and Latin America. It is characterized by a high degree of substrata merging and diversity levelling. Thus the article analyzes the identity of Spanglish speakers as well as linguistic features and functions of such 'Glishes' which differentiate them from standard English and Spanish.
doi:10.1051/shsconf/20185001156 fatcat:nvjnvpqxovbxrn2earbskuvyhu