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Sprinters Portugees 2

Vak 2013-2014


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


This intensive Portuguese language course builds on the written and oral communication skills developed in Sprinters Portuguese 1. Moreover, whilst developing language skills, the course aims at familiarizing students further with elements of Brazilian culture, through the use of authentic materials.


This course covers four key skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, to an intermediate level. Course-book and additional, including authentic, materials will be used in the development of communication skills through practical written and oral exercises (individual and group-based).
European Framework for Languages:
Listening B1
Reading B1
Spoken Interaction B1
Spoken Production B1
Writing B1




  • Lecture
  • Seminar


Written assessments: 60% of mark.
Oral assessment: 40% of mark.

Written assessments: class test 30mins 20% of mark; final 1h exam 40% (tests include linguistic exercises – eg. fill-the-gap exercises – and written comprehension or short composition).
Oral assessment 40% of mark (short presentation and question/answer session).

Resit for relevant component: written exam/oral.




  • Emma Eberlein, Novo Avenida Brasil 2/3 (São Paulo: E.P.U.). Additional materials supplied by Tutor.

Additional suggestions:

  • Júlia Abreu de Souza. Basiscursus Portugees van Brazilië “É isso aí”. Bussum: Coutinho, 2006. [text especially geared to Dutch speakers]
  • 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].
  • Emma Eberlein O.F. Lima and Samira A. Iunes, Falar…Ler…Escrever…Português: um curso para estrangeiros (São Paulo: E.P.U.)

  • John Whitlam, Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar: A Practical Guide (Routledge, 2011) +

  • John Whitlam, Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar: Workbook (Routledge, 2011) [very good practice-based grammar + accompanying workbook].


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Dr.S.L.A. Brandellero, tel. 071- 527 1447.