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LING 4372 Comparative Development of the Romance Languages (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

How many Romance languages are there? You may be surprised! What constitutes a Romance language? And why are they called "Romance" languages? In addition to answering these and many other questions, we will examine in considerable detail the linguistic development and structure of Spanish, French and Italian, and acquire more limited familiarity with other Romance languages. The focus of the course will be on their historical development from Latin. This course may be taken for either graduate or undergraduate credit.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Laurie Shepard

Prerequisites: Advanced knowledge of at least one Romance language or Latin, or a strong background in Linguistics.

Cross listed with: RLRL5572

Comments: Conducted in English


Last Updated: 16-Feb-17