Quechua Language and Culture I

Fall 2023
Subject Area:
Course Number:
QUEC 0100 680
Tuesday 5:15 - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday 5:15 - 7:00 p.m.
Primary Program:
LPS Undergraduate & Post-Baccalaureate
Course Description:

Quechua, the language of the Inca Empire and still spoken by approximately 6 million people throughout the Andes, is the most popular indigenous language of South America. The program focuses on the development of written and oral communicative abilities in Quechua through an interactive activity-based approach. Course includes an introduction to Quechua and Andean culture. Students will participate in pair, small-group, and whole-class activities. Assessment is based on both students' ability to use the language in written and oral tasks and understanding the language and culture. This beginning-level Quechua course is designed for students who have little or no previous knowledge of the language. Lectures will be delivered in English and Quechua.