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    Macalester College
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LING 436 - Spanish Dialectology

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A survey of modern dialectal variations of Spanish that includes examination of American Spanish dialects as well as those of the Iberian Peninsula. Sociolinguistic issues and historical aspects of dialect variation and study will be addressed, along with other extralinguistic factors. Through this course, students will be provided an introduction to theories of language change, as well as the history of the language, and will gain a broad understanding of the different varieties of Modern Spanish. This course satisfies the Area 3 requirement for the Hispanic & Latin American Studies major. Prerequisite(s):  LING 309  or   or permission of the instructor. Alternate years. (4 Credits)