PORTUG 235 - Advanced Practice in Portuguese
Section: 001
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Portuguese (PORTUG)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
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Enforced Prerequisites:
PORTUG 232 (C- or better).
May not be repeated for credit.
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PORTUG 235 offers an introduction to contemporary Brazilian society as a point of departure for improving oral and written communication skills, thus serving as a bridge between 232 and the upper-level Portuguese courses. It explores socio-political, economic, and cultural issues facing 21st-century Brazilian society, including: unemployment, social exclusions, and urban crime; gender and sexuality; and multiculturalism, ethnic diversity, colonialism, and immigration. Students examine these issues through readings (journals, textbook articles, and print and electronic media), videos (documentaries, films, and Globo network news programming, and CDs. Required texts include a course pack and a Portuguese grammar book.

Intended audience: Students continuing their study of Portuguese beyond PORTUG 232.

Course Requirements: Three individual oral presentations; three 1000-word essays; a number of written exercises; active class participation and regular attendance.

Class Format: Three hours per week in recitation format.

PORTUG 235 - Advanced Practice in Portuguese
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001 (REC)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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