Middlebury Language School Graduate Programs

 

Fanny Roncal Ramírez,from Peru, received her licenciatura in Foreign Language Pedagogy from the Universidad Nacional de Trujillo, Peru. She has taught English as a foreign language at the Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano in Peru, and Spanish courses at Luther College and the University of Iowa in the United States. She completed a Master’s degree in Spanish Literature at the University of Iowa in 2006, and is currently a doctoral student in the Spanish and Portuguese Department at the same university. Her areas of interest include XIX Century Spanish American Literature, Golden Age Spanish Literature, and Second Language Acquisition with a focus on L2 writing and second culture acquisition.

 

Courses

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SPAN 3103 - Beginning Writing      

This course is designed to develop writing skills through a process approach that includes strategies and techniques such as composing, revising, paraphrasing, editing, and using a bilingual dictionary. In connection with the cultural contents provided in other courses at the same level, students will produce writing of various kinds, such as messages, descriptions, comparisons, and brief narratives that integrate the content areas, tasks, and structures from the other courses in the program. (1 unit)

Summer 2010

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SPAN 3104 - Beginning Reading & Culture      

This course is designed to develop reading strategies by providing abundant opportunities to read a variety of authentic text types, such as newspapers and magazine articles, realia, and brief literary selections. In addition to expanding the vocabulary base, the topics presented will serve as a springboard for listening, speaking, and writing activities. The information presented in the readings will offer a broad foundation in Hispanic cultural knowledge. (1 unit)

Required text for Level 1: Ramos & Davis, Portafolio (McGraw Hill, 2008). This is a special package created for Middlebury College's Spanish School.

Summer 2010

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SPAN 3153 - High Beginner Writing      

This course is designed to develop existing writing skills through a process approach that includes the techniques of composing, revising, paraphrasing, editing, and using a bilingual dictionary. In connection with the cultural contents provided in other courses at the same level, students will integrate previous knowledge and the content areas, tasks, and structures from the other courses in the program to produce descriptions, comparisons, narratives, and other types of written texts. (1 unit)

Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools

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SPAN 3154 - High Beginner Reading & Cult      

High Beginning Reading and Culture

This course is designed to develop and consolidate reading strategies by providing abundant opportunities to read a variety of authentic text types, such as newspapers and magazine articles, realia, and brief literary selections. The topics presented will integrate vocabulary and functions from other courses in the program, in addition to increasing cultural proficiency and knowledge. (1 unit)

Required text for Level 1.5: Marinelli & Mujica Laughlin, Puentes: Spanish for Intensive and High Beginner Courses 5th edition (Cengage, 2011). This is a special package created for Middlebury College's Spanish School.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools

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