SPRING 2018: Elementary Quechua & Andean Culture I

SPRING 2018: Elementary Quechua & Andean Culture I
Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30pm-7:30pm
Course code: ROML 110
Room: Williams Hall #316

Prof. Américo Mendoza-Mori

This is Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) affiliated course (major/minor).

Course summary

Quechua, the language of the Inca Empire and still spoken by approximately 8 million people throughout the Andes, is the most spoken indigenous language in the Americas. The program focuses on the development of written and oral communicative abilities in Quechua through an interactive activity-based approach. Course includes an introduction to Quechua and Andean culture. Students will participate in pair, small-group and whole-class activities. Assessment is based on both students’ ability to use the language in written and oral tasks and understanding the language and culture. This beginning level Quechua course is designed for students who have little or no previous knowledge of the language.

Lectures will be delivered in English and Quechua.

 

[pdf]] Check out the course syllabus here: https://goo.gl/zDPsNi 

Learn more about studying Quechua at Penn , here: http://web.sas.upenn.edu/quechua/study-quechua/

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*Students from Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swarthmore College can also register for this class. Penn graduate students  can also register for this class (for more details, please contact Prof. Mendoza-Mori).

 

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