Carmen Luján-García

Carmen Luján-García
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria | ULPGC · Department of Modern Languages

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In the last decade, a growing awareness about eating healthy food has emerged among part of the Spanish population. This paper examines the current use of English lexical items in Spanish in the particular fields of food and drinks. The findings report on the noticeable tendency to use Anglicisms to refer to new or recent concepts related to food,...
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Numerosos estudios han documentado una notable presencia de anglicismos en múltiples áreas de la vida cotidiana de los hispanohablantes. Este trabajo demuestra, con datos actuales, la penetración del inglés a través de la prensa digital. Se ha analizado la presencia del inglés en la versión digital del periódico canario La Provincia (España) durant...
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This paper examines the building of a glossary of technical terms by a sample of master’s degree students in the professional field of Telecommunications Engineering. To achieve this aim, linguistic data was extracted from the European MACbioIDi INTERREG Project with the aim of creating a collaborative bilingual, English- Spanish glossary. The glos...
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El presente artículo examina el uso de anglicismos dentro del campo de la farmacia, que no parece estar exento del uso de extranjerismos. Con tal fin, se ha elaborado un corpus extraído de tres revistas de este campo, entre otras fuentes, para posteriormente analizar los distintos tipos de anglicismos (no adaptados, adaptados, híbridos y calcos). L...
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The present paper deals with the use of English initialisms and abbreviations in the professional field of pharmaceutical business communication in Spanish. This specialized area has not yet been previously examined, and the use of initialisms and abbreviations is becoming more and more extended. The corpus consisted in an up-to-date list of thirty...
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The presence of English is undeniable in various areas of Spaniards’ daily lives, and the domain of leisure activities is not excluded of such a trend. This paper examines the presence of Anglicisms in sections: “Life and style”; “Culture, leisure and society” and “Sports” of the digital edition of the newspaper La Provincia (Las Palmas de Gran Can...
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Dentro del marco general de la interdicción lingüística y partiendo de los paradigmas del análisis del discurso y la lingüística cognitiva, este libro aborda el funcionamiento del anglicismo sexual en el foro de internet, un modo de comunicación espontáneo y cercano a la comunicación oral informal cuyo carácter anónimo favorece la aparición de cues...
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Despite the vast amount of literature that has dealt with the increasing presence of Anglicisms in multiple domains in Spanish, little attention has been paid to the use of Anglicisms by teenagers in internet forums, which have become a popular medium of communication among adolescents. This paper intends to analyze the use of Anglicisms by Spanish...
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The pervasive presence of English in Spain is unquestionable; indeed, a vast volume of literature has provided evidence of this fact. In this article, the remarkable presence of Anglicisms in a particular type of social media will be examined, namely the Spanish Internet forum enfemenino. The analysis covers three specific domains: beauty, fashion...
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Among those areas linked to the forbidden, homosexuality has traditionally met one of the strongest interdictions. Given the taboo nature of homosexuality, it is our purpose in this paper to gain an insight into the axiological values that anglicisms present in the Spanish homosexual vocabulary. The analysis of the different types of anglicisms in...
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This paper has a twofold purpose. On the one hand, it intends to show some of the different strategies used when translating Anglo-American film titles into Spanish. With that purpose, an analysis of the three main linguistic functions (referential, expressive and vocative) has been carried out. The presence of people’s and places’ proper names in...
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This article explores the implementation of experiential learning affordances to improve skills in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in higher education. The administration of an online anonymous survey to 100 students of different undergraduate degrees presents current learning reflections from EFL students at the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gr...
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The influence of English in Spanish has led to the use of a considerable number of pure anglicisms to designate child-related concepts. This paper intends to examine the degree of exposure of children to English terms by analysing the increasing presence of anglicisms in Spanish television commercials. With that purpose, the amount and the kinds of...
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This study provides updated data on the evolution of Moodle , which was initially seen as an e-learning platform intended to become a pervasive learning environment (PLE) with its multiple possibilities for higher education students and teachers. An online anonymous survey has been administered to a sample of 100 students of different degrees, and...
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This paper provides evidence of the impact of the Anglo-American culture on Spanish language and society. Societal phenomena such as globalization, migration and the media are observable in every area of Spanish people’s daily life. This study reveals the extent of the popularity of foreign given names, mostly English, in Spanish society. English g...
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Today mobile learning and ubiquitous learning are hand in hand when planning higher education courses. On the one hand, m-learning implies that learners have access to digital information by using any mobile device such as their tablets or smartphones. On the other hand, u-learning suggests that the walls of the traditional classroom are extended t...
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Today mobile learning and ubiquitous learning are hand in hand when planning higher education courses. On the one hand, m-learning implies that learners have access to digital information by using any mobile device such as their tablets or smartphones. On the other hand, u-learning suggests that the walls of the traditional classroom are extended t...
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La influencia del inglés en la lengua española en el ámbito del erotismo y la sexualidad ha dado lugar a un número considerable de anglicismos crudos para la designación de conceptos de la esfera sexual. Es el propósito de este trabajo examinar los valores axiológicos que el anglicismo presenta en el vocabulario sexual en el español europeo. Para e...
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The influence of English on Spanish within the field of eroticism and sexuality has led to a considerable number of pure anglicisms to designate sex-related concepts. In this regard, it is the aim of this paper to examine the axiological values that anglicisms present in Spanish sexual vocabulary. To this end, we will explore the euphemistic, dysph...
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This paper provides an up-to-date overview of the current role of English among Spanish young students. To that end, an analysi sof three important issues has been carried out. First, this research focuses on the different opportunities of the students to be in contact with English outside the classroom. Secondly, the attitudes of the participants...
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In applied linguistics, it is far from doubt the prominent role of English as a global language. However, not many studies (Rodríguez 2002; Reichelt 2006) have provided a deep account of the current role of English in Spain. This paper sheds light on the unprecedented prominence of English in almost every single area of Spaniards' daily life. It ai...
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This paper, which is composed of two main sections, deals with the impact of English and Anglo-American culture on Spanish language and society. In the first part, an analysis of the presence of English in Spanish shop windows to greet Christmas is provided. In the second one, it examines the Spanish educational system and workplace, and discusses...
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Carmen Luján-García is a lecturer at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain), where she currently teaches EFL at the Modern Languages Department. She has also taught EFL in the United States. Her main field of research is the sociolinguistics of English in Spain, but she also works on the use of new technologies in the EFL classroom. H...
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La mayor parte de la terminología especializada de la informática provienede calcos del inglés, y a menudo se prefiere el anglicismo al término traducidopor diversos motivos, entre ellos, por economía lingüística. En estetrabajo, recogemos los resultados de un estudio empírico sobre la frecuenciade uso de anglicismos crudos entre alumnos de licenci...
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The Canary Islands have become one of the most important tourist resorts in Europe. Every year thousands of British people choose this place to spend their holidays. This study attempts to point out the influence of the English language, by means of the number of English words that have introduced in the Canarian Spanish. Likewise, it is an attempt...

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