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Alison M. Stevens
SPLING 406
Seattle Campus

Advanced Spanish Grammar

Problems of Spanish grammar. Differences from English grammar. Techniques for the effective teaching of Spanish. Prerequisite: either SPAN 303, SPAN 316 or SPAN 330; SPAN 323. Offered: jointly with SPAN 406; AWSp.

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Autumn 2001

Reviews perennial problems of Spanish grammar and explores subtleties not adequately treated in the first three years of Spanish study. Considers differences between structures of English and Spanish, as well as techniques for the effective teaching of Spanish to English-speaking natives. Thorough treatment of specific problems of Spanish syntax and morphology including subordination, reflexivies and pseudo-reflexives, copulatives and verbal aspect. Intended primarily for graduate students, but also open to undergraduates who have completed SPAN 303 and 323. Taught in English and Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN 303 and SPAN 323 or graduate standing.

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Last Update by Sojourner Truth
Date: 03/20/2001