‘Introduction to Spanish/English Linguistics’ Released

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Dee L. Eldredge, Liesder Mayea help readers have firm grasp on English, Spanish languages

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Linguistics is defined as the scientific study of human language, from the sounds and gestures of speech up to the organization of words, sentences and meaning. Further elaborating on this subject, authors Dee L. Eldredge and Liesder Mayea shares a comprehensive “Introduction to Spanish/English Linguistics” (published by Xlibris) to primarily aid three groups of people: the students, college librarians and Spanish language teachers/professors.

Unlike other books on linguistics, “Introduction to Spanish/English Linguistics” covers, as the title suggests, all areas of linguistics at the introductory level. Helpful to college students, their professors and librarians alike, this book allows for those involved in the study to have a firmer grasp and deeper understanding of the intriguing aspects of human knowledge and behavior.

As the study is also concerned with the relationship between language and cognition, society and history, this book will greatly help foster a better understanding between the English and Spanish speaking contingents. This will then positively impact relations and communications across the globe for anyone speaking both widely used languages.

“We suggest that those who have courses of this type consider this book as a text for those classes. For those that do not have them, we recommend that you offer them and use this book,” the authors say. “We also believe that it would also be an ideal book for libraries in which people interested in the topic can go to find out information, since there are no available texts as comprehensive as this one.”

“Introduction to Spanish/English Linguistics”
By Dee L. Eldredge; Liesder Mayea
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 412 pages | ISBN 9781503574489
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 412 pages | ISBN 9781503574496
E-Book | 412 pages | ISBN 9781503574502
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Professor Dee Eldredge has taught beginning, intermediate, advanced, linguistics, literature, and folklore Spanish classes for about 45 years. For his doctorate, he studied Spanish linguistics for his major, and literature and folklore classes for his minor. He has taught at many schools including UCLA, Universidad Iberoamericana and University of Redlands. He has a great love for linguistics.

Professor Liesder Mayea-Rodriguéz, a Cuban by birth, received his doctorate from UCR, and he currently teaches at the University of Redlands. He teaches advanced grammar and medieval literature Spanish courses. A few years ago, he became very fascinated with linguistics and began working with Professor Eldredge to write this textbook. He saw a great need for a book like this one.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit xlibris.com or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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