- 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
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
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:
- demonstrate a wide knowledge of Portuguese grammar and lexicon;
- communicate effectively and freely in Portuguese;
- analyse, extract, and use information from spoken and written Portuguese;
- write comprehensive texts and descriptions; and
- demonstrate knowledge and appreciation of cultural practices specific to Portuguese societies in the world.
- Two exams, 50 mins (15% each) (30) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Three written assignments, 750 words (10% each) (30) [LO 1,3,4,5]
- Oral exam, 20 min (20) [LO 1,2,3,5]
- Participation and performance (10) [LO 1,2,3,5]
- Oral presentation (10 mins) (10) [LO 1,2,3,5]
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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.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsPrescribed texts will be listed on the Course Wattle site.
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