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Spanish Courses - Summer

dictionariesThe Spanish Language Program offers the possibility of completing all MAT course requirements in three summers, depending on enrollment. The MAT in Spanish is designed for individuals already teaching Spanish, but also is open to prospective teachers at the K-12 school level. Credits from World Languages Institute courses may be applied towards state certification and/or continued professional development. Teachers are required to complete successfully at least two Spanish courses in the World Languages Institute before applying to the MAT program. Details are available at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese or its web site at http://span-port.rutgers.edu.

SUMMER 2018

Additional Course Offerings: See Core Curriculum

CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION OF LATIN AMERICA (CR. 3)

16:940:506:S1:04322
ONLINE; 7/30 - 8/15
JORGE MARCONE

Cross-listed with 01:940:403:S1

This class must provide certain information on Latin American society and culture, with an emphasis on content appropriate to the K-12 curriculum.  The students will demonstrate knowledge of the basics on Latin America’s human geography, early Pre-Columbian and Colonial history, and current culture, politics and economics since the early 1990s. For the purpose of comparison with the U. S., the students will demonstrate basic knowledge on issues related to the environment, indigenous rights, and nutrition.   Additionally, the class itself must be conducted at the appropriate proficiency level. In other words, the students must demonstrate the appropriate interpretative, interpersonal and presentational abilities in written Spanish through online activities. All readings are available at the correspondent sakai website for this course: https://sakai.rutgers.edu. Conducted in Spanish.


SPANISH PHONOLOGY (CR. 3.)
16:940:585:R1:04321
7/9 - 7/20, M-F 8:30AM - 12:45PM, AB-5190
TOM STEPHENS

Cross-Listed: 01:940:362:R1

Spanish phonetics, phonology, and morphology. Exercises in transcription. Contrastive analysis of English and Spanish sound systems.
Goals / expectations: Students will investigate the structure of speech and its linguistic function in the Spanishes of the world; gain experience with the articulation of sounds by producing and transcribing speech patterns; accurately define and use terminology related to phonetics and phonology in English and Spanish; mark syllabic stress patterns and describe basic anatomical structures used in articulation; transcribe sounds using IPA and IPA-related symbols; and recognize the processes represented in transcribed or spoken words. Conducted in Spanish.


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