SP408
Spanish in Society
0.5 Credit

Taught in Spanish. This course is an introduction to sociolinguistics with a special focus on Spanish in society. The first part of the course examines how sounds and structures in Spanish differ across dialects. The second part explores topics such as social class variation, aging, language attitudes, identity, ethnolinguistic vitality, and language maintenance. The final part analyzes societal and linguistic effects of Spanish coexisting with other languages such as Arabic, Catalan, Guaranํ, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, and Quecha.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
SP250 or permission of the Department
Location
Waterloo