RLSP 106
Advanced Grammar and Composition through Literature Spring 2025
Division I Writing Skills

Class Details

This course is designed for advanced students who wish to further polish and refine their grammatical, lexical, and writing skills in Spanish. The course may be taken immediately after 104, by placement exam results, or even after students have begun to sample the Department’s literature and culture offerings at the 200- and 300-level. Classic works of short fiction by celebrated Latin American authors such as Gabriel García Márquez and Julio Cortázar will be discussed; selected Latin American films will be viewed as well. For written and oral assignments: weekly essays, in-class presentations, and language-laboratory activities. Conducted in Spanish.
The Class: Format: seminar/conference; Grammatical practice. Study of idioms. Discussion of literary texts.
Limit: 12
Expected: 12
Class#: 3762
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: A weekly essay based on the stories read in class. Written lab exercises. Participation in the grammatical and literary discussions. Oral presentations, quizzes, a mid-term exam, and a final exam
Prerequisites: RLSP 104, any course 201+, placement exam or permission of instructor
Enrollment Preferences: In the event of over-enrollment, preference will be given to sophomores.
Distributions: Division I Writing Skills
WS Notes: Weekly essays, corrected for both language and content. Constant feedback from instructor. Students will be required to revise and rewrite their graded essays.

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