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  • Apr 08, 2012
  • 04:52 PM

VIista Latina: Fusion of English and Spanish along the border creates a distinct dialect

Julio Morales / Imperial Valley Press
A native of Mexicali, Jose Martinez said that if one listens intently, different varieties of Spanish can be heard spoken in the Imperial and Mexicali valleys. While regional Mexican accents are common, he also has taken note of how English language constructs have influenced the type of Spanish spoken along the border.

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