Varieties of Spanish (2019/2020)

Course code
Name of lecturers
Renzo Miotti, Angel Lopez Garcia
Renzo Miotti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
II semestre (Lingue e letterature straniere) dal Feb 17, 2020 al May 30, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

On completion of this course, students: * should know contents of Spanish linguistics, in particular variational, in a synchronic and diachronic perspective; * should be able to recognize and apply the treated aspects to the analysis of written texts or oral productions, also in the perspective of an application to the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language. Furthermore, C2 language level of competence in Spanish (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) is also required.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Moreno Fernández, Francisco La lengua española en su geografía. Manual de dialectología hispánica Arco Libros 2016 Los capítulos serán indicados al comienzo del curso.
Moreno Fernández, Francisco Las variedades de la lengua española y su enseñanza Arco Libros 2010 Los capítulos serán indicados al comienzo del curso.
López García-Molins, Ángel Prolegómenos a un estudio de la variación lingüística Tirant 2018 Los capítulos serán indicados al comienzo del curso.

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment will consist of a written exam and it is s aimed at ascertaining the breadth and depth of the knowledge gained on the topics in the program, as well as the property of language, the terminological precision and the ability to connect the acquired knowledge in a systemic way.
The exam will focus on the program carried out during the lessons, on the didactic materials and on the bibliography of the course. The program, the bibliography and the examination procedures are the same for all students, including non-attending students.

Level 5 (ALTE), C2 (Council of Europe).
Assessment of linguistic competence will be on the grounds of certificates issued by the CLA (the University Linguistic Centre) or by other accredited institutions (see “Students’ Manual”). Linguistic competence is propaedeutic.