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Lengua Castellana y Literatura 2o ESO

Lengua Castellana y Literatura 2o ESO

Around five thousand languages and only about one hundred sixty-four countries are counted in the world; so, in good logic, most countries have several languages. In this unit you will study the linguistic diversity of Spain and the historical, political and cultural causes of the current situation . Let's clarify some terms that you will find here: Language and dialect . Common opinion tends to see the dialect as a way of speaking less prestigious than language. We should know: From the historical point of view, all languages are dialects of another (mother tongue). French, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, etc. They are dialects of Latin. We say that one of these dialects has become a language when it reaches a sufficient degree of unity among its different languages ( leveling ), which favors... Show More


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