SPAN 392 - Spanish Language Theory and Practice
Prerequisite: SPAN 275 and three credits at the 200 level. A topics course that approaches language study through theories of language use and meaning, as well as their practical application through extensive writing exercises. Topics may include translation theory, analysis of theoretical approaches to language study, and advanced grammar. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different.
Winter 2018, SPAN 392: Spanish Language Theory and Practice: Spanish Grammar: The Making of a Language (3). Prerequisites: SPAN 275 and three credits in Spanish at the 200 level or instructor consent. This course analyzes areas of the Spanish language that are problematic for non-native speakers of Spanish. At the same time, the course explores the processes involved in the standardization of a language, in particular the Spanish language, as a social and political construct. Reyes.
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