Marymount Manhattan College

Marymount Manhattan College – Division of Humanities
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About the Program

Program Description

The Marymount Manhattan College offers Spanish and French courses. The proficiency in these languages allows the student to work in different fields, including translation or interpreter. Below there is a description of the courses of the programs, including a detailed description of the translation related courses of both programs:

FRENCH MINOR

For students with no previous French:

Elementary French I

Elementary French II

Intermediate French I

Intermediate French II

Advanced Grammar and Composition

Elective

For students with the equivalent of FREN 101-102:

Intermediate French I

Intermediate French II

French Conversation or

Explication de Textes

Advanced Grammar and Composition

Electives

For students with the equivalent of FREN 201-202:

Explication de Textes

French Translation or

French Phonetics and Conversation

Advanced Grammar and Composition

French Conversation

Electives

301. French Translation

Course stresses translation of texts concerning business, politics, science, jurnalism, literature, and other fields, with emphasis on modern usage of French and English.

SPANISH MINOR

One of the following Spanish language courses, depending on proficiency level:

Elementary Spanish I

Elementary Spanish II

Intermediate Spanish I

Intermediate Spanish II

Advanced Gramma,

Composition and Translation I

Advanced Gramma,

Composition and Translation II

All of the following:

Latin America: Conquest, Colonization,

Independence

Latin America: The Dynamics of Modernization

Hispanic Civilization

Seminar in Hispanic Studies

One of the following: 3

Internship in Hispanic Studies

Elective

313-314. Advanced Grammar, Composition and Translation I/II

These courses review Spanish grammatical structure and idiomatic expression. They are helpful in perfecting oral expression, writing, and translation for the student who has native fluency in the language, as well as for the student who has completed IntermediateSpanish.

Editor notes

Students who become proficient in French or Spanish prepare for a variety of positions in many fields.Although further studies may be necessary for those willing to work as translators and/or interpreters, both courses offer the perspective of acquiring proficiency in the languages in addition to knowledge on the French and Spanish cultures and literature.

Contact Information

Marymount Manhattan College

221 East 71st Street, NY, 10021

Division Administrative Secretary: Eleanor Bazzini

Phone: 212-517-0641

ebazzini@mmm.edu






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