Fourth-Semester Portuguese: Reading and Comprehension

Fourth-Semester Portuguese: Reading and Comprehension
Fourth-semester class introducing grammar and culture through study of literature.
PORT
202
 Hours4.0 Credit, 5.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPort 201.
 NoteNot for returned missionaries. Culmination of GE Mathematics/Foreign Language requirement. Native speakers of Portuguese must take Port 321.
 TaughtWinter
Course Outcomes

Converse about topics of general interest

Converst about some topics of general interest and tell about some past experiences.

Handle some situations with a complication

Handle some situations with an unforeseen complication, such as resolving disagreements or customer complaints.

Understand audio and video texts

Understand the main ideas and some details from authentic audio and video texts on cultural topics from Portuguese-speaking cultures, such as TV and radio programs and films.

Read medium-length texts

Read medium-length journalistic and literary texts on cultural topics, including a short story and a play.

Write short compositions

Write simple compositions in a variety of genres (letters, pamphlets, articles, short stories, etc.).

Discuss cultural differences

Discuss some differences between the U.S. and Portuguese-speaking countries in terms of cultural products, practices, and perspectives.