List of John Benjamins publications for which Chelsea Escalante plays a role.
“Being myself in Spanish”: A heritage speaker’s evolving pragmatic choices and awareness during study abroad. Heritage learners studying abroad, George, Angela (ed.), pp. 230–2582023.
This case study examines the pragmatic development of address forms of a US-based Spanish heritage speaker of Mexican descent, Juan, during an 11-week abroad program in Argentina. Instruments included a background questionnaire, a pre/post-written elicitation task, four interviews, and 16… read more | Article
Chapter 6. Spanish rhotic variation and development in uninstructed immersion. Variation in Second and Heritage Languages: Crosslinguistic perspectives, Bayley, Robert, Dennis R. Preston and Xiaoshi Li (eds.), pp. 127–1582022.
Perhaps due to the salient differences between English and Spanish rhotics, there has been a robust discussion regarding the acquisition of Spanish taps and trills by first language (L1) English speakers. Previous studies that have explored rhotic development have suggested that while there is a… read more | Chapter
Chapter 1. Variation and second language acquisition: Recent developments and future directions. Variation in Second and Heritage Languages: Crosslinguistic perspectives, Bayley, Robert, Dennis R. Preston and Xiaoshi Li (eds.), pp. 1–142022.
In addition to introducing the main themes of this volume, the chapter provides a brief overview of recent developments in variationist studies of second language acquisition (SLA), including work on perception. We suggest that the type of work included in this volume, which focuses on a range of… read more | Chapter