Course: Language Codification and Standardization of Spanish

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Course title Language Codification and Standardization of Spanish
Course code KRO/NGR
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Spanish
Status of course Compulsory
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.
  • Hotařová Liana, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Language standardization in Spanish. In the classes, the students' language skills at the C1 level will be examined. 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 - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 32 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The goal of the course is to present basic issues regarding language standardization. The theoretical part of the course is dedicated to general problems of codification which has a long tradition in Spanish. The practical part is dedicated to the newest changes in the standard and the contemporary situation of Spanish.
Knowledge of contemporary phenomena in Spanish.
Basic linguistics terminology.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

Assitence to classes, written test, oral exam. In the classes, the students' language skills at the C1 level will be examined.
Recommended literature
  • ČERMÁK, PETR. Norma současné španělštiny a její kodifikace. Časopis pro moderní filologii, vol. 94, no. 2, p. 99-110., 2012..
  • GÓMEZ TORREGO, LEONARDO. Las normas académicas: últimos cambios. Madrid: Ediciones SM, 2011..

Study plans that include the course
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