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By Samuel A. Navarro Ortega

This ebook provides a unique research of the training of movement occasion descriptions by means of Anglophone scholars of Spanish. the writer examines cross-linguistic alterations among English and Spanish, targeting the verbal styles of movement occasions, to discover how freshmen triumph over an entrenched first-language choice to maneuver towards the lexicalization trend of the extra language. His findings spotlight the slow nonlinear approach Anglophones traverse to obtain and bring form-meaning mappings describing movement in Spanish. the writer means that as movement occasion descriptions aren't in general the focal point of particular guideline, scholars examine this idea basically from publicity to Spanish. Given its interdisciplinary nature, this e-book should be of curiosity to researchers operating in Hispanic linguistics, cognitive semantics, and Spanish language studying and teaching.

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