Spanish PhD Reading Exam

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2012-2013 Schedule

EXAMINATIONS WILL BE GIVEN ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:

Autumn

Friday, October 12, 2012 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Report to BUILDING 260 – ROOM 237

Winter

Friday, January 25, 2013 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Report to BUILDING 260 – ROOM 237

Spring

Friday, April 19, 2013 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Report to BUILDING 260 – ROOM 237

To complete this test, students will translate (from Spanish to English) a reading (provided by the Spanish Language Program) of about 350-400 words. Students will also briefly summarize the reading. They may use a dictionary or dictionaries, but no verb conjugators.

For those students who would like to study for the exam independently, we recommend the use of bilingual books such as Angel Flores' First Spanish Reader to start and then Flores' Spanish Stories. Also, some novels such as El túnel by Ernesto Sábato (published by Ballentine) come in a bilingual version.

Others will want to take the Spanish reading course, SPANLANG 250, offered by Vivian Brates (vbrates at stanford.edu) during the Autumn Quarter on Monday/Wednesday from 12:15-1:15. 

Contact Ali Miano (alimiano at stanford dot edu) for further information.

There will be no summer examination.

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