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Argentina: Courses Offered
Electives

SPAN 232: Phonetics (2 qh)
Recommended for students who want to correct their pronunciation and intonation through intensive exercise.

SPAN 240: Orthography (1 qh)
An in-depth study of the orthographical peculiarities of Spanish grammar. Practice through written exercises and dictation.

SPAN 293: Language Through Drama (1 qh)
In this course students learn the language through role playing and sketches. They will acquire the habit of memorizing extracts from literary texts, plays, poetry and other genres of Spanish literature.

SPAN 326,327: Translation & Interpretation (2,2 qh)
Translation methodology and its application to translations of Spanish texts into English and vice versa. Attention is given to the idiomatic expressions in both languages. Level of Spanish language required: Intermediate (grammar, composition, and conversation).

SPAN 332,333: Latin American Literature (3,3 qh)
Readings and a general study of Latin American literature and its background. Only for students with advanced Spanish language skills.

SPAN 422,423: Translation and Interpretation (2,2 qh)
Translation methodology and its application to translations of Spanish texts into English and vice versa. Attention is given to the idiomatic expressions in both languages. Level of Spanish language required: Advanced (grammar, composition and conversation).

SPAN 495: Directed Study (1-4 qh)
Qualified students may, with the consent of the director of the ACA Program, undertake an investigation suited to their background and experience. May be taken any term. Maximum of four hours permitted.

SPAN/GEOG 205/306: Geography of Latin America (2,2 qh)
A panorama of the Latin American countries and Argentina's different regions with emphasis on places of cultural, historical and international interest and significance.

SPAN/HIST 345,346: History of Argentina (2, 2 qh)
The aim of this course is for the students to come in contct with Argentine history. The course will cover short and long periods of time to end in the political, social, economic, cultural and religious structures of Argentina, especially during the 19th and 20th centuries. [cross-listed as SPAN 345,346].

SPAN/HUMN 301,302,303: Folklore of Argentina (2,2,2 qh)
Insight on the customs, traditions, holidays, costumes, food, music, songs and dances of the Argentinean people.

SPAN/SOCI 381,382: Current Events in South America (1,1 qh)
A weekly review of news coverage of current events in South America. Includes preparation through study of television, newspaper, news magazines and radio reports.


 

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