Advanced Spanish: Language in context
Course provided by Open University
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.
- Define a living language and explain the features that make it qualify as such.
- Identify the types of knowledge required in order to understand a language’s regional varieties.
- Evaluate the benefits and disadvantages of ‘neutral Spanish’.
- Discuss the tensions between linguistic fragmentation and unity in contemporary Spanish.