- Code PORT2002
- 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 European Languages, International Relations, Translation Studies, Latin American Languages, Latin American Studies
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
This course builds on Continuing Portuguese I. The primary goal of this course is to continue to solidify listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the Portuguese language at an advanced level by exposing students to more complex texts, audio-visual material and through individual project work about topics of students’ interest. It also aims to further deepen intercultural knowledge and understanding of cultural practises 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 have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of Portuguese grammar and lexicon.
- Demonstrate advanced communicative skills such as being able to function effectively in a Portuguese-speaking environment in predictable and unpredictable situations.
- Analyse, extract, and use information from spoken and written Portuguese.
- Write brief, coherent texts and descriptions using more complex structures and vocabulary.
- Demonstrate knowledge and appreciation of cultural practices specific to Portuguese societies in the world.
Indicative AssessmentTwo exams, 50 min each (40%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 5]
Two written assignments, 800 words each (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4, 5]
Two oral presentations, recorded, 15 min each (30%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4, 5]
Tutorial participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 5]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact: communicative practise and learning in language tutorials.
b) 82 hours of independent student research, reading and writing in preparation for the weekly language tutorials.
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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