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Portugees 2

Vak
2018-2019

Admission requirements

Portuguese Module 1 or equivalent (contact tutor for guidance).

Description

This course builds on the communication skills developed in Portuguese Module 1, develop-ing further the ability of expressing past events, experiences, wishes etc. Moreover, whilst developing language skills, the course aims at familiarizing students further with elements of Brazilian culture through the use of authentic materials.

Course objectives

This basic user course covers the four key skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. By the end of the course, students will be familiar with elementary language structures and a selection of practical vocabulary clusters.

European Framework for Languages:
Listening B1
Reading B1
Spoken Interaction B1
Spoken Production B1
Writing B1

LAS Specific Objectives: · understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly en-countered in work, school, leisure, etc. · deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the lan-guage is spoken. · enter spontaneously into conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal inter-est or pertinent to everyday life (e.g. family, hobbies, work, travel and current events) and being able to make short presentations about them. · describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give rea-sons and explanations for opinions and plans. · narrate a story or relate the plot of a book or film and describe the immediate reac-tions. · invite someone and accept or reject an invitation in different contexts and tones. · make arrangements about what to do, where to go and the time and place of ap-pointment. · write simple, short and clear letters / emails where the student can describe facts, say what happened, when and where, using the right layout, etc. · produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest. · make a brief oral presentation about a topic of interest.

Timetable

Timetable LAS

Mode of instruction

Seminars

Course Load

Total hours for the course: 280 hours:

Seminar attendance: 78 hours (6 hours per week x 13 weeks);
Exams: 4 hours;
Assignments and preparation: 78 hours (6 hours per week x 13 weeks);
Exam Preparation: 120 hours.

Assessment method

Assessments:

Written Exam 1 (Mid-term) (25%) (1-2 hours);
Written Exam 2 (Final) (40%) (1-2 hours);
Assignments (10%);
Listening comprehension: (5%)
Oral Exam (Final) (20%) (7-15 minutes).

Written exams include linguistic exercises (e.g., fill-the-gap, short answer, etc.), written comprehension, listening comprehension, and short essay.
Oral assessment consists of a question/answer session.

The final mark for the course is established by determining the weighted average.

Weighing

Written Exam 1 (Mid-term) (25%) (1-2 hours);
Written Exam 2 (Final) (40%) (1-2 hours);
Assignments (10%);
Listening comprehension: (5%)
Oral Exam (Final) (20%) (7-15 minutes).

Written exams include linguistic exercises (e.g., fill-the-gap, short answer, etc.), written comprehension, listening comprehension, and short essay.
Oral assessment consists of a question/answer session.

The final mark for the course is established by determining the weighted average.

Resit

Resit for relevant component: written exam/oral.

Exam review

How and when an exam review will take place will be disclosed together with the publication of the exam results at the latest. If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will have to be organized.

Blackboard

Blackboard will be used for:

  • providing study materials

Reading list

Emma Eberlein, Novo Avenida Brasil 2 (São Paulo: EPU). 2010 edition or later.
Isabel Coimbra and Olga M. Coimbra, Gramática Ativa 1. (Versão brasileira – Lamartine Bião Oberg) (Porto: Lidel). [very good selection of grammar exercises, with answers provided].

Additional materials are supplied by Tutors.

Registration

Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.

General information about uSis is available in Engels and Nederlands

Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs

Not applicable

Contact information

For questions about the content of the course, you can contact the teacher:
A.P. Cardozo de Souza MA

Administrations Office: van Wijkplaats

Remarks

Minimum 80% attendance required. Students who do not meet this requirement will not take the exams.