PORTUG 101 - Elementary Portuguese
Section: 001
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Portuguese (PORTUG)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
Course Note:
PORTUG 101 is offered only in the Fall Academic Term.
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PORTUG 100 or 415.
Waitlist Capacity:
Other Course Info:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

For students with little or no previous study of Portuguese. Students with prior instruction in Portuguese should take the placement test before enrolling.

PORTUG 101 is designed to introduce students to the language and culture of Brazil. Students develop the skills to understand, communicate, read and write in everyday practical situations. Homework involves completing daily exercises, CD-ROM activities, writing short letters and researching the Internet.

Evaluation criteria: Grading is based on class attendance and participation, Internet research, quizzes, a midterm, speaking exam, a cultural project, brief essays, and a final exam.

Regular attendance is crucial.

Required materials: The Ponto de Encontro text and workbook, sold at Shaman Drum, a dictionary, a grammar book, and the 501 verbs book.

Estimated Cost of Books and Materials: $115-130.

PORTUG 101 - Elementary Portuguese
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
MTuWTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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