French, Spanish and MLC Courses
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FRE 490 – Advanced Topics in French
Advanced Topics in French and French-Canadian literature or linguistics may include: contemporary cinema, surrealism, contemporary French thought, modern French critical theory, linguistics, sociolinguistics, semiotics, symbolism, literature of commitment, images of women, women writers. Topics vary. May be repeated for credit.
Email Frederic Rondeau for more information
MLC 466 – The Teaching of Modern Languages
Includes analysis of current trends and methods, application of language learning principles to classroom procedures, theory and practice of language methodologies at different learning levels, use of technologies such as video and computers in the instructional process. For students seeking certification in foreign language teaching.
SPA 101 – Elementary Spanish I
A systematic study of the basics of the Spanish language. Equal emphasis on developing reading, comprehension, speaking and writing skills. For students with no previous study of Spanish or fewer than two years in high school.
SPA 490 – Topics in Spanish
Topic: Latin American Music & Society
A study of Latin-American diverse music in relation to the social movement that precedes them. Course will focus on music like canción protesta, salsa, rock n’ roll, etc, and their connections to Latin American politics, dictatorships, diaspora, migration and women’s rights. Classes on campus for the week of July 11-15, with reading and submission of assignments for the three weeks following the conclusion of the on-campus session. Some readings may be assigned prior to the start of the live class. Materials will be provided by instructor.
MTuWThF for the week of July 6-10 with similar follow-up via Blackboard for the three weeks following the conclusion of the on-campus session. Readings may be assigned prior to the start of the live class.