- Code PORT2001
- 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, Language Studies More...
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 a comprehensive knowledge of Portuguese grammar and lexicon;
- demonstrate advanced communicative skills that allow them to engage in vivid discussions about a variety of more specialised topics in Portuguese;
- analyse, extract, and use information from spoken and written Portuguese;
- write brief, coherent texts and descriptions; and
- demonstrate knowledge and appreciation of cultural practices specific to Portuguese societies in the world.
Indicative AssessmentSix quizzes, 10 min each (30%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 5]
Three written assignments, 800 words each (30%) [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]
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 TextsPrescribed texts will be listed on the Course Wattle site.
Areas of Interest
- European Languages
- International Relations
- Translation Studies
- Latin American Languages
- Language Studies
- Latin American Studies
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