Course Descriptions - Portuguese

PORT 1101 Basic Portuguese I (3)

PORT 1102 Basic Portuguese II (3)
Introduction to the Portuguese language and Luso-Brazilian cultures. Focus on the relationship between language and culture. Emphasis on developing grammatical competence and communicative skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the target language. Language laboratory required. Not open to native speakers of Portuguese.
Prerequisite: 0-2 yrs of high school Portuguese or equivalent and permission of instructor
 

General Education Humanities Disciplinary Course


PORT 2101 Intermediate Portuguese I (3)

PORT 2102 Intermediate Portuguese II (3)
Review and amplification of the Portuguese language, focusing on the relationship between language and Luso-Brazilian cultures. Emphasis on developing grammatical competence and communicative skills. Cultural topics covered in more depth. Language laboratory required. Not open to native speakers of Portuguese.
Prerequisite: 3-4 yrs high school Portuguese or equivalent and permission of instructor

General Education Humanities Disciplinary Course


PORT 3105 Advanced Portuguese Conversation (3)
Intensive concentration in vocabulary building, pronunciation, diction, and phonetics through oral practice discussions. Not open to native speakers of Portuguese.
Prerequisites: PORT 2101/02, or permission of instructor

PORT 3100 Advanced Portuguese Composition (3)
An intensive review of grammar and study of the complexity of written composition in the Portuguese language. Conducted in Italian.
Prerequisites: PORT 2101/02, or permission of instructor.
 
PORT 3300 Portuguese Medieval Literature I (3)
This course is an introduction approach to the medieval literature focusing on the development of Portuguese literature from its first manifestations to the 14th century. Emphasis will be focused on reading: both of prose and poetry, introducing the students to old Portuguese texts. Conducted in Portuguese.
Prerequisites: PORT 2101/02, or permission of instructor.

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