PORTUG 231 - Second-Year Portuguese
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Portuguese (PORTUG)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PORTUG 230.
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Enforced Prerequisites:
PORTUG 102 (C- or better).
Advisory Prerequisites:
Students who have not taken PORTUG 102 at UM must schedule a placement exam with the instructor.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Second-Year Portuguese is designed to integrate, refine, and expand proficiency level practiced earlier in PORTUG 101, and 102, to heighten the listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills of students, further developing students? cultural awareness, and preparing them to formulate opinions on current issues, by providing insight into the literature, film, and culture of Portuguese-speaking people through content-based themes and tasks. Communicative skills are emphasized through class conversations.

Classroom activities involve group tasks, skits, role-plays, presentation of cultural projects, grammar review - finer points of Portuguese grammar as made necessary from daily observation of students' speaking & writing performance ? analysis of 'cronicas', authentic website materials, films, and videos.

Homework involves completing daily activities, reviewing grammar, writing guided essays, and researching on the Internet.

Grading is based on class attendance and participation (crucial for progress) quizzes, a midterm, 2 speaking exams, a cultural project, short essays, Internet research and a final exam.

Nota importante para alunos que nao fizeram 102: Escreva para a professora o mais breve possivel para fazer o exame de nivelamento.

Required material: The Ponto de Encontro text and workbook. Sold at MI Book and Supply.

PORTUG 231 - Second-Year Portuguese
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001 (REC)
MTuWTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.

ISBN: 0131894080
Student activities manual : Brazilian Portuguese, ponto de encontro, Author: Anna M. Klobucka ... [et al.]., Publisher: Pearson, Prentice Hall 2008
ISBN: 0131894056
Ponto de encontro : Portuguese as a world language, Author: Anna M. Klobucka ... [et al.]., Publisher: Prentice Hall 1st ed. 2006
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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