- Code PORT6502
- 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 PGRD
- Catherine Travis
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
Second Semester 2020
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This course continues to build on Introductory Portuguese I, and develops further the students' reading, writing and conversational skills at an advanced beginner's level with Portuguese as the only medium of instruction. Teaching is based on a communicative approach to language learning simulating real-life situations in the classroom as well as in the language-learning centre. The course also continues to introduce and expand on cultural aspects and traditional knowledge related the Portuguese speaking world through the language classes.
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 sound functional knowledge of Portuguese grammar and lexicon;
- demonstrate fluent communicative skills that allow them to discuss a variety of topics confidently in Portuguese;
- read, comprehend and understand more complex literary and non-literary texts;
- write brief texts and short essays using appropriate vocabulary and grammatical structures; and
- show good understanding of cultural and traditional practices specific to Portuguese societies in the world.
Indicative AssessmentFour quizzes, 10 min each, (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]
Four written assignments, 500 words each, (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4]
Four tutorial oral exercises, 8 min each, (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
Oral exam (recorded), 15 min, (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 4, 5]
Reflective Essay, 1500 words (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
Tutorial preparation and 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.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8126||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||In Person||N/A|