PORT 101

First-Year Portuguese

Spanish and Portuguese College of Humanities

Course Description

Pronunciation, conversation, reading, and fundamentals of grammar. Specific attention to Portuguese as the language of Brazil.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

4

Fixed

4

Fixed

5

Fixed

1

Note

Native Portuguese speakers and Portuguese-speaking returned missionaries enroll in Port 321.

Title

Communicate verbally in routine situations

Learning Outcome

Communicate verbally in routine situations such as greeting people and becoming acquainted.

Title

Write short messages

Learning Outcome

Write word- and sentence-length messages such as lists, biographical information on forms, and descriptions of people and things.

Title

Understand simple conversations

Learning Outcome

Understand the main ideas in simple conversations about some familiar, concrete topics such as daily activities, likes and dislikes, family, and home.

Title

Read short texts

Learning Outcome

Read short texts such as text messages, emails, posts on social media, and personal ads. 

Title

Identify basic facts about Lusophone countries

Learning Outcome

Identify basic facts about some Portuguese-speaking countries.