Spanish and Portuguese | Catalan Language and Culture I
C400 | 23496 | Professor Josep Sobrer

HISP-C 400  Catalan Language and Culture I (3credits) LITERATURE
R:  Knowledge of another romance language.

An introduction to Catalan culture beginning with the basics of the
Catalan language. A solid knowledge of another Romance language is
assumed of all students. From this knowledge the course will be an
intensive study of the language, geared primarily at reading
knowledge, but not limited to it. The course will also set the bases
for a cultural overview of Catalonia and the Catalan linguistic area
with special attention to the essential differences with the
cultures of nation-states.

Students will work with a textbook and CD, by Dolors Badia, a
reader, and hand-out materials.

Beginning with the second week, the class will be primarily
conducted in Catalan.

There will be bi-weekly quizes, two exams, a presentation, and a
final paper.

HISP-C 400  #23496 10:10A-11:00A  MWF Room=TBA  Prof. Josep M. Sobrer
Note:  This course can fulfill the elective 300/400 level
requirement for the Spanish major.