Spanish and Portuguese
 

Intensive Portuguese Skills Development

Intensive Portuguese Skills Development
Intensive development of oral and literacy skills at the Intermediate High to Advanced Low level, with emphasis on improving grammatical accuracy, fluency, and cultural competence. Intended to prepare students for Port 321 and subsequent courses.
PORT
206
 Hours4.0 Credit, 5.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPort 202 or Port 205 or equivalent experience.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
Course Outcomes: 

Communicate at the Intermediate High to Advanced Low level

Demonstrate proficiency in Portuguese at the Intermediate High to Advanced Low level, as defined by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Proficiency Guidelines for speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

Analyze and interpret oral and written texts

Analyze and interpret a selection of oral and written texts from Portuguese-speaking countries, including films, short stories, and journalistic articles, within their historical and cultural context.

Write compositions to meet academic needs

Write short compositions and a research paper with sufficient grammatical accuracy to meet academic needs in higher-level courses.