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Where is Chicano English spoken?

Last Updated: 25th May, 2020

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Chicano English, or Mexican-American English, is a dialect of American English spoken primarily by Mexican Americans (sometimes known as Chicanos), particularly in the Southwestern United States, ranging from Texas to California but also apparently in Chicago.

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Considering this, what language do Chicanos speak?

Chicano English is an imprecise term for a nonstandard variety of the English language influenced by the Spanish language and spoken as a native dialect by both bilingual and monolingual speakers. Also known as Hispanic Vernacular English.

Beside above, what is Hispanic English? Hispanic. British English: Hispanic ADJECTIVE. A Hispanic person is a citizen of the United States of America who originally came from Latin America, or whose family originally came from Latin America.

Keeping this in consideration, what is the difference between Spanglish and Chicano English?

Chicano English is a fully formed dialect of English, and one can speak Chicano English without knowing any Spanish at all. Spanglish is, rather, a style of bilingual communication that allows speakers to reinforce their bilingual and bicultural identity. Different dialects of Spanish are spoken in the U.S. today.

What does it mean to be Chicano?

Chicanos, like many Mexicans, are Mestizos who have heritage of both indigenous American cultures and European, mainly Spanish, through colonization and immigration. The term Latino refers to a native or inhabitant of Latin America or a person of Latin American origin living in the United States.

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