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ROMANCE LANGUAGES & LITERATURE
SPANISH LINGUISTICS

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SPLING 400 The Syntactic Structure of Spanish (5) VLPA Strozer, Zagona
Scientific study of the syntax of Spanish: structure of phrases, transformationally derived structures, grammatical relations, principles of interpretation. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301 or SPAN 314; either ANTH 203, LING 200, LING 201, LING 203, LING 400, or SPAN 323. Offered: jointly with SPAN 400.
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SPLING 401 The Morphological Structure of Spanish (5) VLPA Strozer, Zagona
Principles of word formation, including derivational and inflectional morphology. Relationship between inflectional morphology and other components of grammar. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301 or SPAN 314; either ANTH 203, LING 200, LING 201, LING 203, LING 400, or SPAN 323. Offered: jointly with SPAN 401.
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SPLING 402 The Phonological Structure of Spanish (5) VLPA Strozer, Zagona
Phonological component of the generative grammar of Spanish; representations of syllabic and segmental units, phonological rules, distinctive features and their articulatory correlates. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301 or SPAN 314; either ANTH 203, LING 200, LING 201, LING 203, LING 400, or SPAN 323. Offered: jointly with SPAN 402.
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SPLING 403 The Evolution of the Spanish Language (5) VLPA Zagona
Historical survey of Spanish phonology, morphology, and syntax, from Latin origins to the modern language. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301 or SPAN 314; either ANTH 203, LING 200, LING 201, LING 203, LING 400, or SPAN 323. Offered: jointly with SPAN 403.
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SPLING 404 Dialects of World Spanish (5) VLPA Fernandez Dobao
Introduction to dialectical variants of Spanish. Considers standardization and the real academia; variation and change; pragmatics and politeness; Spanish in contact; sound, word formation, and grammar variation. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301 or SPAN 314; either SPAN 323, LING 200, or LING 400. Offered: jointly with SPAN 404.
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SPLING 405 Spanish Phonetics (5) VLPA
Analysis of sounds: training in pronunciation, intonation, and close transcription of Spanish language in its modalities. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301 or SPAN 314; either ANTH 203, LING 200, LING 201, LING 203, LING 400, or SPAN 323. Offered: jointly with SPAN 405.
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SPLING 406 Advanced Spanish Grammar (5) VLPA Diaz
Problems of Spanish grammar. Differences from English grammar. Techniques for the effective teaching of Spanish. Prerequisite: either SPAN 303 or SPAN 316; either SPAN 323, LING 200, or LING 400; recommended: SPAN 323 Offered: jointly with SPAN 406; AWSp.
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SPLING 407 Bilinguismo: Made in USA (5) VLPA/I&S Fernandez Dobao
Introduces students to the study of bilingualism, focusing on Spanish/English bilingualism in the United States. Explores bilingualism as both an individual and social phenomenon, and aims to raise students' awareness about its benefits as well as complexities. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301 or SPAN 314; either SPAN 323, LING 200, or LING 400. Offered: jointly with SPAN 407.
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