History of the Spanish Language is an introduction to the main concepts and methods of the analysis of Spanish across time. The course focuses on the evolution of Spanish from Latin, paying attention to the changes in its components (sounds, verbs, configurations, etc.) and to the external history of the language in Spain and the world. Students will examine Spanish in its historical and changing nature.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate understanding of the structures of Spanish across time using proper specialized terminology.
2. Demonstrate understanding of the changing and evolving nature of Spanish.
3. Demonstrate ability to produce a critical summary on a linguistic topic.
4. Demonstrate improvement in oral and written communication at an advanced level.
Exams (2) 50% (LO 1, 2, 4)
Oral presentation 25% (LO 1, 2, 4)
Critical summary of linguistic reading (1200 words) 25% (LO 1-4)
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This course has 3 weekly contact hours, and additionally at least 7 hours of study per week outside of class.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Pharies, David A.(2007): Breve historia de la lengua española, The University of Chicago Press.
Additional readings provided through Wattle.
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- 6 units
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|Last day to enrol
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|15 Feb 2016
|26 Feb 2016
|31 Mar 2016
|27 May 2016