Spanish and Portuguese

Third-Year Portuguese Reading, Grammar, and Culture

Third-Year Portuguese Reading, Grammar, and Culture
Intensive study and practice with Portuguese grammar and vocabulary, in the context of cultural and literary readings.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesMinimum 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.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
 ProgramsContaining PORT 321
Course Outcomes: 

Demonstrate linguistic proficiency

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

Analyze literary works

Identify and analyze a selection of literary works in Portuguese.

Demonstrate understanding of Lusophone cultures

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

Develop linguistic self-awareness

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