Course: Latinamerican Spanish

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Course title Latinamerican Spanish
Course code KRO/LAS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Spanish
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Valeš Miroslav, doc. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Variants and dialects of Spanish in Spanish speaking America. Complete information about the course, electronical materiales included, can be found at:

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogue metods(conversation,discussion,brainstorming)
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 22 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course is dedicated to all varieties of Spanish in the Spanish speaking America. Special attention will be paid to all dialects and variants of Spanish that are in fact impossible to be classified in bigger groups. Students will work with authentical recordings, texts written in dialects and maps of dialects and variants.
Analysis of Spanish dialects.
Language knowledge, orientation in linguistics.

Assessment methods and criteria

Assitence to classes, test.
Recommended literature
  • ALEZA IZQUIERDO, MILAGROS. La lengua espaňola en América: normas y usos actuales. Valencia: Universitat de Valencia, 2009..
  • PALACIOS, AZUZCENA et al. El espaňol en América. Barcelona: Ariel, 2008..

Study plans that include the course
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