- Code PORT6504
- 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
- Catherine Travis
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
Second Semester 2020
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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 and audio-visual materials, and through individual project work about topics of students’ interest. It also aims to further deepen intercultural knowledge and understanding of cultural practices 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 an advanced knowledge of Portuguese grammar and lexicon;
- communicate at an advanced level, for example, functioning effectively in a Portuguese-speaking environment in predictable and unpredictable situations;
- analyse, extract, and use information from more complex spoken and written Portuguese;
- write comprehensive texts and descriptions using more complex structures and vocabulary; and
- demonstrate knowledge and appreciation of cultural practices specific to Portuguese societies in the world.
Two written in-class exams, 50 minutes each (30%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
Two written assignments, 1200 words each (30%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4, 5]
Two in-class oral presentations, recorded, 15 minutes 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 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.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8128||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||In Person||N/A|