- Code PORT6501
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Portuguese
- Areas of interest Language Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2015
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This course is a practical introduction to the Portuguese language. It is designed to develop basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills at the novice level and to develop a knowledge and understanding of culture and traditions in Portuguese speaking countries around the world.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be
- Demonstrate a functional knowledge of Portuguese grammar and lexicon.
- Demonstrate good communicative skills that allow them to ask questions,
directions and discuss a variety of topics confidently in Portuguese.
- Read, comprehend and understand short literary and non-literary texts.
- Write brief texts and descriptions using appropriate vocabulary and
- Recognise and appreciate cultural and traditional practices specific to Portuguese societies in the world.
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)
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Workload4 contact hours per week comprising of 2 language tutorials of 1.5 hours each and 1 conversation tutorial. Students are expected to commit an additional 6 hours per week to independent study.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsJouet-Pastre, CMC et al. 2013. Ponto de Encontro. Portuguese as a World Language. 2nd ed. Pearson Education Inc.
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- 6 units
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|20 Jul 2015
|07 Aug 2015
|31 Aug 2015
|30 Oct 2015