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SPAN3435S

Spanish in the US

Spanish in the United States

This course explores issues about Spanish in the United States, the fifth largest Spanish-speaking country in the world. What are the major Spanish-speaking groups in the U.S., where do they live, and how did they arrive here? What are the linguistic traits of their Spanish? With whom do they use Spanish, under what circumstances, and for what purposes? What is the role of Spanish in public services, the media, and schools? And how likely is it that Spanish will be spoken by future generations in the U.S.? Students will carry out original analyses with an authentic corpus of Spanish interviews. (1 unit)
Subject:
Spanish
Department:
Spanish (& Portuguese UG)
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:

Sections

Summer 2012

SPAN3435SA-L12 Lecture (Potowski)