- Code PORT6501
- 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
This course offers a practical introduction to the Portuguese language. It is designed to develop basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills at the novice level through a communicative and culture-based approach. Students acquire the language largely through simulated real-life situations in the classroom and beyond. By immersing themselves in the language, they develop a knowledge and understanding of culture and traditions in Portuguese-speaking countries around the world.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- demonstrate a functional knowledge of Portuguese grammar and lexicon;
- ask questions and directions and discuss a variety of topics in Portuguese;
- read and understand short literary and non-literary texts;
- write brief texts and descriptions; and
- recognise cultural and traditional practices specific to Portuguese societies in the world.
- 1 in-class essay, 50 min (approx. 225 words) (25) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- 1 mid-semester test, 50 min (20) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- 1 end-of-semester test, 50 min (25) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- 1 oral exam, 15 min (20) [LO 1,2,5]
- Performance and participation (10) [LO 1,2,5]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up of:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks, including online/self-directed and tutorial activities; and
b) 82 hours of independent student research.
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