History of the Spanish Language (2012/2013)

Course code
4S00889
Name of lecturer
Matteo De Beni
Coordinator
Matteo De Beni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/07 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - SPANISH
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
I semestre dal Oct 2, 2012 al Jan 12, 2013.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course intends to study the birth of the Spanish language and its evolution until the twentieth-century with reference to its sources.

Syllabus

- R. Cano (coord.) Historia de la lengua española, Madrid, Ariel, 2004 (a selection).
- E. Obediente Sosa, Biografía de una lengua, Venezuela, LUR, 2000 (a selection).
Please be advised: teaching aids are required readings. They will be provided by the teacher.

Supplementary references
- A. Alatorre, Los 1001 años de la lengua española, Madrid, FCE España, 2003, cap. 7-11.
- T. A. Lathrop, Curso de gramática histórica española, Barcelona, Ariel, 1984.
- R. Penny, Gramática histórica del español, Barcelona, Ariel, 1993.

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment will be by an oral exam on theoretical and practical issues related to the course programme.