May 25, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
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SPAN 415 - Spanish Language Variation & Diversity


Units: 3
Three hours lecture per week
Prerequisite: SPAN 315  or Consent of Instructor
This course provides a linguistic exploration of Spanish language variation. It explores different types of language variations, including historical change (language evolution from Latin to Spanish), geographical variation (different dialects in the Spanish-speaking world), and sociolinguistic variation (based on economic class, age, gender, etc.). It also analyzes fundamental issues in bilingualism (such as Spanish-English codeswitching) and other sociopolitical topics relating to the use of Spanish in the United States.
GenEd: Language



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