Well, we have a new grant– we’re pretty excited about this. We’ll be developing interventions for Spanish-English speaking bilingual children with risk for reading and language impairments. Read more here.
Who’d think I’d get excited about grammar anyway? You know how I usually get my eyes roll back and I don’t actually go into convulsions, but it stresses me out (as Karin says I’m more “gestalt-y” preferring to think about words and word meaning and narratives too– yep, I usually skip right over grammar!
Anyway, this is pretty exciting because there’s consideration that grammar varies (what do you know??). “Here are all the voices, all the ways of speaking, coming together in a grand polyphony,” RAE president Victor Garcia de la Concha said at Thursday’s launch of the book in Madrid. Check out the full BBC article. Also, the Philadelphia Inquirer also has an article about it discussing how Spanish Royal Academy in collaboration with organizations in Latin American and other Spanish speaking nations contributed to the books. And if you want to read more about the Real Academia Española (en español) here you go.