Intermediate level written and oral comprehension and communication skills in Spanish, providing a broad linguistic base for the study of Spanish and Latin American culture, literature and civilisation.
245.202 Intermediate Spanish Language II15 credits
An extension of intermediate skills in reading, free composition, listening comprehension and oral communication to illustrate aspects of contemporary Spanish and Latin American culture and society.
245.203 The Sound of Spanish: Diction, Dialects and Diversity15 credits
An introduction to socio-linguistic aspects of the use of Spanish around the world, including dialectal variations and bilingualism, through a study of basic Spanish phonetics and phonology.
Advanced level skills in reading, free composition, listening comprehension and oral communication in Spanish, illustrating aspects of contemporary Spanish and Latin American culture and society.
245.302 Theory and Practice of Spanish Translation15 credits
An advanced introduction to the theory and practice of translation from and into Spanish and the role and responsibility of the translator.
245.303 Latin American Rhythms and Politics: From Tango to Rock15 credits
Study of representative twentieth century Latin American music styles and their links to key social and political events that have shaped Latin American history. This course will be taught in Spanish.
245.304 Travellers' Tales: the Invention of Latin America15 credits
An exploration of how Latin American people, landscapes and cultures have been defined through the writings of European, North American, Australasian and Latin American travellers. This course will be taught in Spanish.
Advanced development of Spanish written and oral comprehension, expression and analysis based on contemporary print, audiovisual and online materials.
245.701 Latin American Cultural Identities30 credits
Study of cultural productions from Latin American countries in order to explore the construction of various cultural identities in different historical and geographical contexts within Spanish-speaking America.
Study of a diversity of literary and cultural discourses that exemplify the legacy and impact of and response to the various colonial and neo-colonial encounters that have characterised the Spanish-speaking cultures in different regions worldwide.