- Code PORT6503
- 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
This course builds on Introductory Portuguese II. It is designed to further develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the Portuguese language at a more advanced level by reviewing and extending grammatical structures and vocabulary. Exposing students to authentic material (literary and non-literary texts, short movies, culture videos, etc.) in the target language will not only enhance students’ audio-visual, reading and writing skills, but also 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 advanced functional and theoretical knowledge of Portuguese grammar and lexicon.
- Demonstrate strong communicative skills that allow them to engage in meaningful discussions about a variety of specialised topics in Portuguese.
- Analyse, extract, and use information from spoken and written Portuguese at a higher level.
- Write comprehensive texts and descriptions using appropriate vocabulary and grammatical structures.
- Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and appreciation of cultural practices specific to Portuguese societies in the world.
Indicative AssessmentFive quizzes, 10 min each (25%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 5]
Three written assignments, 800 words each (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4, 5]
Two oral pronunciation exercises, 10min each (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4, 5]
Oral exam (recorded), 10 min (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 5]
Essay, 1800 words (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
Tutorial preparation and participation (5%) [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 over 12 weeks: communicative practise and learning in language tutorials, and
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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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4312||19 Feb 2018||27 Feb 2018||31 Mar 2018||25 May 2018||In Person||N/A|