POR: Portuguese

Courses

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POR 1120. ELEMENTARY PORTUGUESE I.

440

ELEMENTARY PORTUGUESE I Beginning level course for students with little or no exposure to the language. Assists students to develop skills in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Portuguese, with emphasis on the former two. A minimum grade of C is required if being used to satisfy the General Education Foreign Language Proficiency Requirement.

POR 1121. ELEMENTARY PORTUGUESE II.

440

ELEMENTARY PORTUGUESE II Continuation of POR 1120. Assists students to further their communicative competence in Portuguese and their cultural understanding of Portuguese-speaking countries. A minimum grade of C is required if being used to satisfy the General Education Foreign Language Proficiency Requirement.

POR 1340. PORTUGUESE FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS I.

440

PORTUGUESE FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS I Pre-requisite: Department Approval This course is designed for heritage speakers of Portuguese who have acquired oral proficiency in a non-academic environment. The activities in this course will improve several aspects of language learning: oral comprehension, speaking, reading comprehension and analysis, and writing skills. The emphasis will be on improving linguistic skills through specific grammatical and lexical studies designed to meet the particular needs of heritage speakers of Portuguese. Special attention will be given to the Brazilian culture. A minimum grade of "C" is required if being used to satisfy the Foreign Language proficiency requirement.

POR 1341. PORTUGUESE FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS II.

440

PORTUGUESE FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS II Pre-requisites: POR 1340 or department approval Portuguese for Heritage Speakers II is a continuation on POR 1340. It is a course designed to address the needs of Brazilian and Portuguese students whose heritage language is the target language and who have had some formal Portuguese language instruction. They can communicate in Portuguese but need to improve and master their reading, speaking and writing skills. This course addresses specific linguistic issues such as diction, orthography, and sentence structure. Special attention will be given to Brazilian culture. A minimum grade of C is required if being used to satisfy the Foreign Language Proficiency Requirement.

POR 2200. INTERMEDIATE PORTUGUESE I.

330

INTERMEDIATE PORTUGUESE I Prerequisite: POR 1121 or equivalent or Department approval This class will enable students to both develop and further Portuguese language skills and cultural competence through a communicative approach integrating grammatical concepts with chronicles, readings, films, interviews, music, and other first-hand sources.

POR 2930. SELECTED TOPICS IN PORTUGESE.

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SELECTED TOPICS IN PORTUGESE Seminars for students interested in exploring special topics in Portuguese. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.