SPAN 6621A: 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, 2011, 3ª ed.).

Instructors:
Mariluz Gutierrez Araus
Location:
Twilight Hall 110
Schedule:
10:00am-10:59am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (Jul 5, 2012 to Aug 17, 2012)