• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Spanish
  • Areas of interest European Languages
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Manuel Delicado Cantero
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
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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.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Indicative Assessment

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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Workload

This course has 3 weekly contact hours, and additionally at least 7 hours of study per week outside of class.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed SPAN2002 or have equivalent level of language proficiency as demonstrated by placement test. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

The prescribed texts will be announced on Wattle

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Minors

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $2718
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4238 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

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