Journalistic Writing

This is an advanced Spanish composition course in which students will further develop their writing skills in Spanish while learning the basic principles of journalistic style. Students will read Spanish newspaper and magazine articles to become familiarized with the different journalistic genres, such as news, articles, interviews, editorials, reviews, etc. Students will read sections from digital newspapers in Spanish, to present to the class and comment on their content. These discussions, along with assigned readings, will serve as a basis for grammar reviews, vocabulary exercises and editing practice, along with discussions of the journalistic genres. As part of the course, students will have the opportunity to contribute to, edit, and design the Spanish School weekly “Boletín”. For that purpose, small groups of students will act as its editorial staff on a rotating basis. The instructor, Gustavo Faverón Patriau, is an op-ed writer in several Peruvian newspapers, and has been the editor-in-chief of Somos, the most widely read Peruvian magazine. (1 unit)

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SPAN 3402

All Sections in Summer 2008, LS 7 Week Session

Summer 2008, LS 7 Week Session

SPAN3402A-L08 Lecture (Faveron-Patriau)