ROMLING 298 - Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
Section: 002
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Romance Linguistics (ROMLING)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to students who have completed SPANISH 330 or ROMLING 330.
Enforced Prerequisites:
SPANISH 275, 276, or SPANISH 277; or SPANISH 278 (or 290) or AMCULT 224 or LATINOAM 224; or RCLANG 324.
May not be repeated for credit.

Students in SPANISH 298 will develop an understanding of the field of linguistics, especially as applied to the Spanish language. After completion of the course students will become aware of the different areas of specialization in linguistics, will master the terminology used in Spanish to describe different aspects of language, will learn to use a system of phonetic transcription to accurately record utterances in Spanish, will know the phonological system of Spanish and its allophones including dialectal and idiolectal variants, will become familiar with morphological processes in Spanish, will develop an understanding of the principles of syntax and the analysis of sentence structures, will understand the role of semantics in the comprehension of utterances, will become acquainted with the factors leading to language change and the different forms that this change can acquire, will learn about the dialectology of Spanish in the Iberian peninsula and the Americas, will learn about the use of Spanish in the United States and the phenomena associated with languages in contact.

Course Requirements:

Weekly exercises and quizzes, 2 exams, final exam, research paper.

ROMLING 298 - Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (LEC)
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
003 (LEC)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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