• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Portuguese
  • Areas of interest Language Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Elisabeth Mayer
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
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This course builds on Introductory Portuguese II (PORT6502). It is designed to further develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the Portuguese language at a more advanced level. It also aims to deepen intercultural knowledge and understanding of cultural practises and traditions in Portuguese speaking countries around the world.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate sound functional knowledge of Portuguese grammar and lexicon.

2. Demonstrate strong communicative skills that allow them to engage in vivid discussions about a variety of more specialsed topics in Portuguese.

3. Analyse, extract, and use information from spoken and written Portuguese.

4. Write comprehensive  texts and descriptions using appropriate vocabulary and grammatical structures.

5. Demonstrate knowledge and appreciation of cultural practises specific to Portuguese societies in the world.

Indicative Assessment

Tutorial participation 10%  (LO 1,2,3,4,5)
Weekly tutorial oral exercises (recorded) 10% (LO 1,2,3,4,5)

Weekly tutorial preparation written exercsises 10% (LO 1,3,4,5)

6 quizzes 30% (LO 1,2,3 )

2 written assignments 20% (LO 1,3)

Oral exam 20% (LO 1,2,4,5)

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

4 weekly contact hours comprising of 2 online sessions (1.5 hours each), and 1 face-to-face conversation (1 hour). S.tudents are expected to spend an additional 6 hours per week outside contact hours.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed PORT6502 or have an equivalent level of language competency as demonstrated by a placement test. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed PORT2001.

Prescribed Texts

Jouet-Pastre, CMC et al. 2013. Ponto de Encontro. Portuguese as a World Language. 2nd ed. Pearson Education Inc.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1542
2004 $1926
2005 $2286
2006 $2286
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2484
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3618
2004 $3618
2005 $3618
2006 $3618
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3750
2011 $3756
2012 $3756
2013 $3756
2014 $3762
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9065 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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