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Portuguese Course Descriptions: 2019/2020

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Course Catalog Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020
101, 102, 103 101 102 103
150, 151
 
201, 202, 203 201 202 203
301 301
305  305
399


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FALL 2019

PORT 101: 1st Year Portuguese- Santos
In this course you will be introduced to the fundamental communication skills: understanding, speaking, reading and writing, as well as to some cultural aspects of the Luso-Brazilian world. The textbook follows the information-based task approach, which springs from the idea that languages are best learned when real-world information becomes the focus of students’ activities. Therefore, during this trimester, you will exchange real-life information about you and your classmates. Class time will be dedicated to communicating in Portuguese using the structures and vocabulary that you have covered prior in the textbook. 

PORT 201: 2nd Year Portuguese- Santos
In this course you will be reinforcing and building upon the fundamental communication skills acquired in first-year Portuguese. Students will be able to practice more complex grammar structures and improve your reading and speaking abilities. The organization of the course follows the information-based task approach, which springs from the idea that languages are best learned when real-world information becomes the focus of students’ activities. Therefore, during this term, besides exchanging real-life information about you and your classmates you will also read and discuss more about Brazilian and Lusophone culture. Class time will be dedicated to communicating in Portuguese using the structures and vocabulary that you have covered previously in assigned readings. Please note: Students and instructor will be communicating only in Portuguese! 

PORT 301: Cultura e Lingua: Expressoes Artisticas- Santos
Develops advanced language skills through the study of key representations in Brazilian art, literature, film, and music. Taught in Portuguese. Prereq: PORT 203 or equivalent. Offered alternate years.
Prereq: PORT 203 or equivalent.  

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WINTER 2020

PORT 102: 1st Year Portuguese- Santos
In this course you will be introduced to the fundamental communication skills: understanding, speaking, reading and writing, as well as to some cultural aspects of the Luso-Brazilian world. The textbook follows the information-based task approach, which springs from the idea that languages are best learned when real-world information becomes the focus of students’ activities. Therefore, during this trimester, you will exchange real-life information about you and your classmates. Class time will be dedicated to communicating in Portuguese using the structures and vocabulary that you have covered prior in the textbook. 

PORT 202: 2nd Year Portuguese- Santos
In this course you will be reinforcing and building upon the fundamental communication skills acquired in first-year Portuguese. Students will be able to practice more complex grammar structures and improve your reading and speaking abilities. The organization of the course follows the information-based task approach, which springs from the idea that languages are best learned when real-world information becomes the focus of students’ activities. Therefore, during this term, besides exchanging real-life information about you and your classmates you will also read and discuss more about Brazilian and Lusophone culture. Class time will be dedicated to communicating in Portuguese using the structures and vocabulary that you have covered previously in assigned readings. Please note: Students and instructor will be communicating only in Portuguese! 

PORT 305. Cultura e lingua: Brasil ontem e hoje- Santos
Introduction to Brazilian history and culture. Topics include geography; indigenous, European, and African presence; trends of authoritarianism and democratization; issues in migration and urbanization; racial and ethnic identities; women’s roles. Taught in Portuguese.
Prereq: PORT 203 or equivalent.

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SPRING 2020

PORT 103: 1st Year Portuguese- Santos
In this course you will be introduced to the fundamental communication skills: understanding, speaking, reading and writing, as well as to some cultural aspects of the Luso-Brazilian world. The textbook follows the information-based task approach, which springs from the idea that languages are best learned when real-world information becomes the focus of students’ activities. Therefore, during this trimester, you will exchange real-life information about you and your classmates. Class time will be dedicated to communicating in Portuguese using the structures and vocabulary that you have covered prior in the textbook. 

PORT 203: 2nd Year Portuguese- Santos
In this course you will be reinforcing and building upon the fundamental communication skills acquired in first-year Portuguese. Students will be able to practice more complex grammar structures and improve your reading and speaking abilities. The organization of the course follows the information-based task approach, which springs from the idea that languages are best learned when real-world information becomes the focus of students’ activities. Therefore, during this term, besides exchanging real-life information about you and your classmates you will also read and discuss more about Brazilian and Lusophone culture. Class time will be dedicated to communicating in Portuguese using the structures and vocabulary that you have covered previously in assigned readings. Please note: Students and instructor will be communicating only in Portuguese!