Spanish talk on TV shows welcome, accent could be better

11/1/2007 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

In a sign of the increasing impact of Hispanics as the nation's largest minority segment, a range of TV series, from "Ugly Betty" to "Scrubs" to "Dexter," are incorporating snippets of Spanish language, with and without subtitles, as well as Spanglish, in their dialogue. Although the inclusion of Spanish is seen as a welcome sign of the group's cultural presence, the usage often is poor, with mangled grammar and incorrect pronunciations, according to this article.

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