OJML  Vol.9 No.2 , April 2019
A Study Conception about Language Similarities
ABSTRACT
The present study contains a suitable literature material about linguistic similarities between English and Spanish languages. The linguistic components chosen from both languages to conduct the study research are as follows: 1) Pronunciation. 2) Vocabulary. 3) Grammar. The study contextualizes throughout its collected works data based on alphabetical-phonology, wordlist-cognates, adjectives-adverbs-verbs-patterns as well as an oriented-methodology. At present, there is a need to continue making available methodology-inputs and learning materials to support the acquisition of Spanish as Second Foreign Language (ELE). Therefore, the research article aimed to provide a manuscript through which Spanish/English bilingual Spanish language teachers and English speaking learners of Spanish know about language analogies and the advantages of doing so to enhance and empower cognitive domains and language competences regarding to the target language.
Cite this paper
Rivera, J. (2019) A Study Conception about Language Similarities. Open Journal of Modern Linguistics, 9, 47-58. doi: 10.4236/ojml.2019.92005.
References
[1]   (2015). Diccionario de la lengua española (23rd Edición). Madrid: Espasa.

[2]   (2018). English Oxford Living Dictionaries.
https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/vocabulary

[3]   American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (2017).
https://www.actfl.org/

[4]   August, D., Calderón M., & Carlo M. (2002). The Transfer of Skills from Spanish to English: A Study of Young Learners. Washington DC: Center for Applied Linguistics.

[5]   Blackburn, J. K. (2015). An Easy Comparison of the English to Spanish Alphabet.

[6]   Celce-Murcia, M., Brinton, D., & Goodwin, J. (1996). Teaching Pronunciation: A Reference for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

[7]   de Europa, C. (2001). Marco Común Europeo de Referencia para las Lenguas: Aprendizaje, enseñanza, evaluación.
https://www.examenglish.com/CEFR/cefr_es.php

[8]   Erichsen, G. (2015). Grammatical Differences between Spanish and English.

[9]   Gil, J. (2007). Fonética para profesores de español: de la teoría a la práctica. Madrid: Arco/Libros.

[10]   Rosen, M. (2015). Alphabetical: How Every Letter Tells a Story. Counterpoint ISBN 978-1619027022.

 
 
Top