Syntax of the Spanish Language

The purpose of this course is to provide a balanced combination of theory and practice concerning the structure of a sentence in Spanish and the basic problems when teaching Spanish grammar. The course focuses in the grammatical relationships between the components of the simple and dependent sentences. Course topics include: the Spanish order of the words, the alternance between the indicative and the subjunctive in the different types of dependent sentences, the different values of SE, the use of the prepositions, etc. Students will analyze texts in order to better understand the most complex questions of Spanish grammar. (l unit)

Required text: Mariluz Gutiérrez Araus, Problemas fundamentales de la gramática del español como 2/l (Madrid, Arco Libros, 2007, 2nd ed.).
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SPAN 6621

All Sections in Summer 2009, LS 6 Week Session

Summer 2009, LS 6 Week Session

SPAN6621A-L09 Lecture (Gutierrez Araus)