Rebeca Moreno

Faculty

Rebeca Moreno, from Puerto Rico, received her PhD in Spanish Language and Literatures from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2013.  She has taught at the University of Maryland and American University, and currently is a visiting assistant professor at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. 

This is her fifth summer as part of the Spanish School faculty at Middlebury College.  Her areas of interest include Hispanic Caribbean Literature, Law & Literature, Afro-Latin American Studies and Colonial Latin America.  She is the author of Escritura, derecho y esclavitud: Francisco José de Jaca ante el nomos colonial (2016).

 

Courses

Course List: 

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SPAN 3153 - High Begin SP: Oral & Written      

High Beginning Spanish: Oral and Written Communication

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)

Required text: Choose only one option:
Option 1. Printed Loose Leaf text of “Mosaicos” with MySpanishLab 5 month access (includes eText): ISBN:0134306325
**MySpanishLab includes the digital SAM + additional resources
Option 2. MySpanishLab for “Mosaicos” with eText of Mosaicos (no print component) 5 month access. ISBN:0205849709

Summer 2014 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session

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SPAN 3154 - High Begin SP:Hisp Soc/Culture      

High Beginning Spanish: Hispanic Societies and Cultures

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: Choose only one option:
Option 1. Printed Loose Leaf text of “Mosaicos” with MySpanishLab 5 month access (includes eText): ISBN:0134306325
**MySpanishLab includes the digital SAM + additional resources
Option 2. MySpanishLab for “Mosaicos” with eText of Mosaicos (no print component) 5 month access. ISBN:0205849709

Summer 2014 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session

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SPAN 3203 - Intermed SP: Oral & Written      

Intermediate Spanish: Oral and Written Communication

In this class, students improve their written expression in Spanish by studying models of good writing in Spanish and producing a variety of text types; the course also serves as an introduction to academic writing. The language functions covered include past and future narration, extensive descriptions, comparisons, expressing opinions, and hypotheses. Students will expand on previous knowledge of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world and integrate other content areas into their work. (1 unit)

Required texts:
“Fuentes: Lectura y redacción”, 4th edition – eBook ISBN: 9780495898641

Summer 2015 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2016 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2017 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session

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SPAN 3204 - Intermed SP: Hisp Soc/Cultures      

Intermediate Spanish: Hispanic Societies and Cultures

Students expand on existing knowledge of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world to arrive at a deeper understanding of the concepts of cultural identity and nation. Topics include traditions, customs, and artistic manifestations of culture from Spain and Latin America, as well as a basic outline of the history of these regions. Materials include extensive readings (literary and journalistic texts) and audiovisual sources (film). Class activities include in-class discussion, interviews with native speakers, and compositions. (1 unit)

Required texts: “Fuentes: Lectura y redacción”, 4th edition – eBook
ISBN: 9780495898641

Summer 2015 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2016 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2017 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session

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The School of Spanish
Sunderland Language Center
Middlebury College
Fax: 802.443.2075

Mailing address
School of Spanish
14 Old Chapel Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT  05753

7-week Program
Holly Stark, Coordinator
P: 802.443.5538
spanishschool@middlebury.edu

Graduate Program
Audrey LaRock, Coordinator

P: 802.443.5539
spanishgraduate@middlebury.edu