Welcome to the original Spanish linguistics website

Call for papers: the open access journal Languages is calling for submissions to a special issue on the subject of Language Variation and Change in Spanish. Full details can be found here: Language variation and change in Spanish (ignore the March 1st deadline for initial abstracts). Ten 50% discounts on the journal’s normal article processing charge (APC) of 1200 Swiss Francs are available for contributors to this special issue. These should be requested direct from the editorial office (languages@mdpi.com).

On this website you can find information and analysis on the following subjects:

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The site was created in 1999 by Ian Mackenzie for Newcastle University students enrolled on the courses SPA2019 (World Spanish), SPA4007 (Spanish and Romance Word Analysis) or SML1019 (Introduction to linguistics). Over time, however, it has come to be used by people from all over the world and from a wide variety of backgrounds (not just academic). The material on these pages is regularly expanded and revised, so the best citation format is the one shown below:

Mackenzie, Ian. 1999–2020. The Linguistics of Spanish. http://www.staff.ncl.ac.uk/i.e.mackenzie/index.html (homepage). Date consulted.

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