Associate Professor / Chairperson
Foreign Literature & Languages
Liberal Arts 354
|1986||Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras||B.A in Business Administration|
|1993||University of Texas at El Paso||M.A in Linguistics|
|1999||University of Iowa||PhD in Linguistics|
Essentials of aural-oral, reading and writing with intensive drilling on pronunciation, intonation and grammar.
Review of grammar with composition and aural-oral practice. Introduction to Hispanic Culture and civilization through intensive and extensive reading.
Continuation of SPA 301 with additional activities that include discussion and analysis of modern literary works, an introduction to methods and theories used in upper-division analyses of literary and cultural representations, and development of skills in writing research papers in Spanish.
Spanish for correspondence, investments, law, transportation, banking, administration, personnel, publicity and promotion. Abundant practice in translation and vocabulary. Readings and selections from different fields for comprehension.
- Hispanic linguistics
- Morphology, lexical semantics
- Voseo in Latin America
- Corpus linguistics
- Conceptual Structure
Carlos Benavides (2015).
Using a Corpus in a 300-level Spanish Grammar Course.
Foreign Language Annals , 48(2), 218-235.
Carlos Benavides (2014).
Lexicalization and Spanish Derivational Morphology
Research in Corpus Linguistics, 2, 1-14.
Carlos Benavides (2010).
El componente semántico Trayectoria y los verbos de movimiento en español.”
Southwest Journal of Linguistics, 28(2), 67-82.