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Viewing: SPAN 3200 : Bilingualism in the Spanish-Speaking World

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Romance, German and Slavic Languages and Literature (RGSL)
Bilingualism in the Spanish-Speaking World
Bilingualism Span-Speak World
Spring 2017
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Discussion Group
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade
undergraduate students
SPAN 3010W, or SPAN 3022 or SPA 3100

Víctor Valdivia
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Social, cultural and political contexts in which bilingualism in Spain and Latin America occurs. Language attitudes and policies regarding bilingualism and their role in the development of cultural identities and ideologies. Appropriate GW Spanish placement score may be substituted for prerequisites. Taught in Spanish.
A. Content-specific Learning Outcomes On completing this course, students will be able to: (1) identify and describe factors defining and characterizing situations of language contact and bilingualism; (2) critically analyze the complexity of bilingualism as a sociopolitical, cultural and individual phenomenon; (3) critically analyze and evaluate motifs and repercussions of language policies addressing bilingualism in Spain, Latin America, and the United States. B. Language-specific Learning Outcomes On completing this course, students will be able to: (1) participate actively in situations requiring an advanced oral communication proficiency (presentational, interpersonal and interpretative); (2) express comments, opinions, and analyses about social, cultural and political topics concerning bilingualism in the Spanish-speaking world; (3) explain and narrate in all time frames (past, present and future); (4) organize speech in advanced level length and discourse; (5) describe, analyze, and discuss a complex, abstract topic; (6) provide structured arguments and counterarguments to support opinions and hypotheses; (7) use specialized terminology regarding bilingualism and sociolinguistics.
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There is no course at GW addressing bilingualism in the Spanish-speaking world
Course Attribute
GWSB-Foreign Lang. or Culture
ESIA-LatAm Conc (2010)
ESIA-RegFound LatAm (2010)
ESIA-LatAm Conc (Pre 2010)

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