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CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION OF LATIN AMERICA (CR. 3)
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.)
7/9 - 7/20, M-F 8:30AM - 12:45PM, AB-5190
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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