Malvína Krausz Hladká
The article outline the spread and role of Spanish language across the region of Latin America and changing nature of this spread from the period of colonization till today – the era of globalization. By this approach I will also seek the answer to a question of the influence of Latin American Spanish in neighboring U. S. hemisphere and through it I will conclude by speculating on the future spread and role of Spanish, particularly in the U. S. and in its interaction with English.
Spanish language, Latin America, language spread, US Spanish, language policies, language and national identity
This article is supported by research project of IPS, FSV, UK: MSM 0021620841- Development of the Czech Society in the EU: Challenges and Risks.