Spanish II [CInt] (2009/2010)

Course code
4S00863
Name of lecturer
Renzo Miotti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-LIN/07 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - SPANISH
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre dal Feb 22, 2010 al May 31, 2010.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

An introduction to Spanish phonetics and phonology.

Syllabus

The course intends to outline the phonetic and phonological systems of contemporary standard Spanish, as well as of its main varieties. The fundamental concepts of Spanish phonetics, exemplified in detail with transcriptions, as well as those elements emerging from a contrastive analysis between the Italian and the Spanish systems, will be examined.

Testi di base
- Canepari, L. (2006) Avviamento alla fonetica. Torino: Einaudi (pp. ix-xvii, 1-35).
- Quilis, A. (1997) Principios de fonología y fonética españolas. Madrid: Arco Libros.
- Canepari, L. (19992) Il MaPI. Manuale di Pronuncia Italiana. Bologna: Zanichelli (le parti verranno indicate a lezione).
- “Las variedades de la lengua. Tema 4. Variedades dialectales del castellano”, in Rodríguez Puértolas, J. (2000, ed.) Lengua castellana y literatura. 2° de bachillerato. Madrid: Akal (pp. 200-214).
- García Mouton, P. (1996) Lenguas y dialectos de España. Madrid: Arco Libros.
- Lope Blanch, J. M. (1972) “El concepto de prestigio y la norma lingüística del español”, Anuario de Letras, 10: 29-46.
- Lope Blanch, J. M. (2001) “La norma lingüística hispánica” in II Congreso Internacional de la Lengua Española, Valladolid (http://cvc.cervantes.es/obref/congresos/valladolid/).
Lettura personale:
- Grijelmo, Á. (2005) “Los sonidos seductores”, in La seducción de las palabras. Madrid, Santillana/Taurus (pp. 37-58).

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment will be by oral exam.

LINGUISTIC COMPETENCE REQUIRED
Level 3 (ALTE), B2 (Council of Europe).
Assessment of linguistic competence will be based on certificates issued by the CLA (the University Linguistic Centre) or by the Instituto Cervantes.

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