01:940:325 Advanced Grammar and Composition
Requirements for the course: successful completion of 940:201/202 (heritage speakers) or 940:203/204(non-heritage speakers) or by placement.
This course has been designed for students who have a genuine interest to acquire a deeper knowledge of Spanish language grammar. In this course, we will pay attention to the mechanisms that govern the structure of sentences and to the pedagogic essentials that allow the student to develop linguistic competence in Spanish.
1) To acquire a basic knowledge of the structure of the Spanish language,
2) To get familiarized with the rules which govern the writing of the Spanish language,
3) To demonstrate the acquired knowledge in exams and tests and,
4) To develop skills for reading and analyzing texts written in Spanish.
For further information about learning goals, please visit http://span-port.rutgers.edu/learning-goals
To this end, students will be graded in the following areas:
Two in-class exams
Three in-class grammar tests
Weekly writing assignments
De la Vega, Sara L., and Salazar, Carmen. Avanzando. (7th edition). Wiley: 2012. Texto (ISBN 0-471-69974-8) and Cuaderno de actividades (ISBN –471-70012-6).