Spanish Literature: The Short Story from Gabriel Garcia Marquez to Isabel Allende
Sharpen your Spanish language skills by reading and discussing selected short stories from around the Spanish-speaking world. This course offers a unique combination of immersion in the wealth of Spanish-language literature along with a structured focus on Spanish vocabulary, grammar, and improved spoken fluency. Each week is dedicated to reading, discussing, and analyzing a short story by a different author—from Gabriel García Márquez to Isabel Allende—together in class, in addition to participating in relevant vocabulary and grammar exercises. This course is recommended for students who want to deepen their language experience to prepare for advanced study or who simply want to learn how to enjoy reading literature on their own.
You'll Walk Away with
- Increased familiarity with literature from the Spanish-speaking world
- Advanced Spanish language skills, including vocabulary, grammar, and conversation
- A better understanding of literary methods, including close reading
- High school students who are interested in studying Spanish and literature