Hispanic Language and Pedagogy

Lengua

As part of the Master’s examinations for Lengua, students will be given questions on four areas: grammar, translation, phonetics/phonology, and history of the language. To prepare for the exams, read the following books:

  • Beeby Londsdale, Allison. (1996). Teaching Translation from Spanish to English: Worlds beyond Words. Ottawa: Univ. of Ottawa Press. ISBN 0-7766-0399-X. (Subject: Translation).
  • Butt, John and Carmen Benjamin. (2000). A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish. (3rd edition). Chicago: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-658-88873-0. (Subject: Grammar).
  • Child, Jack. (1992), Introduction to Spanish Translation. Lanham, Maryland: Univ. Press of America. ISBN 0-8191-8589-2. (Subject: Translation).
  • Lapesa, Rafael. (1980). Historia de la lengua española. 8a ed. Madrid: Gredos. (Subject: History of the Language).
  • Penny, Ralph D. (1991) A History of the Spanish Language. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. (Subject: History of the Language).
  • Seco, Rafael. (1996). Manual de gramática española. (11th edition). Madrid: Aguilar. ISBN 84-03-27081-X. (Subject: Grammar).
  • Teschner, Richard and Francisco Castro-Paniagua. Lo esencial de la linguística española. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1993. (Subject: Phonology).
  • Teschner, Richard V. (2000). Camino Oral: Fonética, fonología y práctica de los sonidos del español. 2da ed, Boston: McGraw-Hill. (Subject: Phonetics and Phonology).

Pedagogy

  • Darder, Antonia, Culture and Power in the Classroom: A Critical Foundation for Bicultural Education. Greenwood press (1991)
  • Garcia, Ofelia. Ed. Bilingual Community Education and Multilingualism. Beyond Heritage Languages In a Global City.  Multilingual Matters/Channel View Publications. 2013
  • Schmidt, Patricia Ruggiano and Althier M Lazar. eds. Practicing What We Teach.  How Culturally Responsive Literacy Classrooms Make a Difference. Teachers College Press. 2011.
  • Valenzuela, Angela.  Subtractive Schooling. U.S Mexican Youth and the Politics of Caring. State University of New York Press.1999
  • Wortham, Stanton and Enrique G. Murillo Jr. eds. Education in the New Latino Diaspora. Greenwood Press. 2002.

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Contact

  • Department of Hispanic Studies
    501 20th St
    Campus Box 87
    Greeley, Colorado 80639
  • Chair: Dr. Joy Landeira
  • Main Office: CAND 0295
    Phone: (970) 351-2811 
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