Intermediate Portuguese for Romance Language Speakers

PORT 210 is part 2 of a course for students who already have a heritage background in Portuguese or who have a native or excellent command of another Romance language and who wish to acquire an intermediate knowledge of Portuguese in an efficient time frame. The course offers development of comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and offers to meet special needs of beginning and advanced undergraduate as well as graduate students. The course also provides students with knowledge of the life and culture of the Portuguese-speaking countries, with emphasis on Brazil.

Upon successful completion of PORT 210, students will be able to sustain communication about everyday life and complex situations in oral and written form, and will be prepared to study advanced Portuguese.

Required text:
Anna Klobucka et al., Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language package (Ponto de Encontro text, Brazilian Activities Manual and audio CDs), 2nd edition, Prentice Hall, 2013.

Prerequisite: PORT 110 or equivalent

Language of Instruction: Portuguese

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