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Sara Armengot

Associate Professor
Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
College of Liberal Arts

585-475-4343
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Sara Armengot

Associate Professor
Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
College of Liberal Arts

Education

BA, Oberlin College; MA, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

585-475-4343

Currently Teaching

MLSP-415
3 Credits
The course gives students an opportunity to study professional language and culture as well as to practice presentation and negotiation skills, especially in professional and formal contexts. Students will improve speaking, listening, reading and writing skills developed in the elementary/intermediate sequence to master formal interactions in Spanish. They will learn professional vocabulary, expressions, and grammatical structures through readings, conversation, and discussion. They will cultivate expressive skills through discussion, writing assignments, and a video tutorial project. This course will be useful for students who are planning to seek employment in international companies or in companies doing business abroad, and also for students who want to learn more about business in Spanish-speaking cultures. This is a language class; proficiency equivalent to Intermediate Spanish II is required.
MLSP-401
3 Credits
This is the first course at the advanced level. This sequence is designed to further develop proficiency in the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This sequence develops the ability to understand and communicate more freely by expansion of vocabulary and grammar, and by exposure to authentic cultural materials, both textual and visual. Students must take the placement exam if this is their first RIT Spanish class, and they have some prior study of Spanish.
MLCU-549
3 Credits
This upper division seminar constitutes the final core requirement in the Applied Modern Language and Culture degree program. Students majoring in Applied Modern Language and Culture will enroll in this course in their final year of study. The capstone seminar will further develop and sharpen the connection between the students’ professional or technical fields and their linguistic and cultural knowledge of the language of the track The course will involve a variety of written and reading assignments, and/or project which involves professional fields. May be repeated up to twice.

Select Scholarship

Full Length Book
Armengot, Sara. Antitypical America: Typology and Inter-American Literature and Film. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Penélope Academic Press, 2013. Print.
Journal Paper
Armengot, Sara. "Creatures of Habit: Emergency Thinking in Alejandro Brugues Juan de los Muertos and Junot Diaz's 'Monstro'." Trans. (2012): Online. Web.