PORT 321

Third-Year Portuguese Reading, Grammar, and Culture

Spanish and Portuguese College of Humanities

Course Description

Intensive study and practice with Portuguese grammar and vocabulary, in the context of cultural and literary readings.

When Taught

All Semesters/Terms

Grade Rule

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

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Minimum of one year in a Portuguese-speaking mission or equivalent language immersion experience, or course work through PORT 206 or equivalent. Intermediate High to Advanced Low proficiency expected. See department website for more information.

Title

Analyze literary works

Learning Outcome

Identify and analyze a selection of literary works in Portuguese.

Title

Demonstrate linguistic proficiency

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate skills characteristic of the Advanced proficiency level (as defined by the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines) in presentational, interpretive, and interpersonal communication.

Title

Demonstrate understanding of Lusophone cultures

Learning Outcome

Identify and describe cultural themes and topics from a variety of regions and peoples from the Portuguese-speaking world.

Title

Develop linguistic self-awareness

Learning Outcome

Assess areas of strength and weakness in their Portuguese skills and identify specific areas for improvement.