The Instrumentality of Spanish in Early Spanish Education: Unraveling the “Linguistic Masquerade” via Storytelling

  • Alejandro Azocar
Part of the Critical Cultural Studies of Childhood book series (CCSC)


Spanish is my native language—a language that is deeply engrained in my heart and soul. Even though I am bilingual in English and Spanish, and the fact is that English is the dominant language in my daily activities, Spanish is still part of who I am. Spanish is the language that reminds me of my home country, Chile, my family, my friends, and my entire life before I moved to the United States 18 years ago.


Foreign Language Native Speaker Early Childhood Education Language Acquisition Thematic Unit 
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