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SPN2950 - History of the Spanish Language

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Jeff Browitt


Not offered in 2007


This unit traces the development of Spanish from so-called vulgar Latin, the Latin most commonly spoken by everyday people in the Roman Empire. It also follows the development of modern-day Spanish with its various dialectical evolutions both in peninsular Spanish and in the Spanish spoken in the Americas.


Tests: 40%
Assignment (500 words): 10%
Participation: 10%
Examination: 40%

Contact hours

3 hours (1 x 3 hour seminar) per week


SPN1070 or SPN1020 plus permission