ITAL2026

A comparative overview of the Romance languages

Credits:

Period:

Assessment:

6

TBC

100% coursework

Prerequisite:

ITAL1002. Italian I.2 or FREN1002. French I.2 or PORT1002. Portuguese I.2 or SPAN1002. Spanish I.2

Co-requisite:

Nil

Description

Elective Course


This course will provide students with an overview of the historical development of the Italian and other Romance languages deriving from Latin. We will discuss some of the major transformations between Latin and Romance languages. Using the methodology of comparative linguistics, we will present both similarities and differences among Romance languages including Italian, French, Spanish and Portuguese. The course will focus on the semantic, phonetic and syntactic aspects. This course is taught in English.

Professor:

Camporese, Nadia

Camporese, Nadia

Lecturer