Intermed Portuguese II

This is a four-credit intermediate to advanced level course for students who have a good command of the language. A descriptive review of grammar through the use of more sophisticated sentence patterns and vocabulary offers students the opportunity to think independently and to analyze the work of artists and writers. Short literary pieces and plays, works of art and news media are utilized to prompt writing responses, critical ideas and informed classroom discussions. The ultimate goal of this course to expand, refine and solidify your knowledge of the languages culture and communication in Portuguese. Prerequisite: PORT-UA 3; placement test or permission of the DLP.

Portuguese language courses PORT-UA 10, PORT-UA 3, and PORT-UA 4 are oriented toward achieving oral proficiency and are taught in the native language. The elementary-level course stresses the structures and patterns that permit meaningful communication and encourages spontaneous and practical proficiency outside the classroom. The intermediate-level courses aim to promote fluency in speaking, as well as proficiency in reading and writing. They include readings and discussions on contemporary Portuguese and Brazilian texts.

Course Information



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Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2017

Carlos A Veloso da Silva
MWR: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM SILV 510

Spring 2018

Carlos A Veloso da Silva
MWR: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM SILV 510