Country: Costa Rica
Institution: Universidad Veritas
Course Title: Latin American Dialects
Course Number: SPN 3520
Course Description: The student is able to function naturally, with little effort in different cultural interactions, since he or she has enough linguistic resource that allows him or her to communicate fluently and spontaneously in situations with a certain degree of complexity or external interference. In addition, he or she also recognizes the denotative and connotative meaning of dialectal Spanish expressions. He or she can comment on criteria such as: religion, politics, art and history, as well as specific aspects of each culture of our Latin American countries. This course answers the question: How to interact with Latin American natives in different cultural contexts, through the effective and efficient use of the dialectal variables of American Spanish? To answer this question, the countries of Central America and South America will be studied as thematic axes. Historical aspects of the Conquest and its influence on dialectal diversity.
Approved Equivalent: SPAN 335
Attachment Files: SPN 3520 Latin American Dialects Semester Syllabus 2019 ENGLISH.pdf