Advanced Spanish: Language in context

Advanced Spanish: Language in context

Course provided by Open University

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 4 hours study time

  • Cross-sector

  • Free

  • Level 3

About this course

This free course, Advanced Spanish: Language in context, will develop your knowledge and understanding of the societies and cultures of Spain and Latin America and extend the practical skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Learning outcomes

  1. Define a living language and explain the features that make it qualify as such.
  2. Identify the types of knowledge required in order to understand a language’s regional varieties.
  3. Evaluate the benefits and disadvantages of ‘neutral Spanish’.
  4. Discuss the tensions between linguistic fragmentation and unity in contemporary Spanish.