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Portugees Module 3

Vak 2014-2015

Admission requirements

This course is only for Major students track Portuguese. Otherwise contact tutor for guidance.

Description

This Portuguese language course builds on the intermediate written and oral communication skills developed over the course of Portuguese 2. Topics concerning modern Brazil are integrated into language learning through an interactive programme of language acquisition.

Course objectives

This course covers four key skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, to an intermediate level. Course-book and other 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

Timetable

Timetable
3×2hs per week.

Course Load

Total: 140 hrs
Attending classes: 36 hrs

Mode of instruction

  • Lecture
  • Seminar

Assessment method

Written assessments: total of 75% of mark.
Oral assessment: 25% of mark.

Written assessments: class test 40mins 20% of mark; written assignment 15%; final 1h exam 40% (tests include linguistic exercises – eg. fill-the-gap exercises – and written comprehension or short composition).
Oral assessment 25% of mark (short presentation and question/answer session).

Resit for relevant component: written exam/oral.

Blackboard

This course is supported by Blackboard. Blackboard will be used to provide students with an overview of current affairs, as well as specific information about (components of) the course. Please see:
Blackboard

Reading list

Emma Eberlein, Novo Avenida Brasil 3 (São Paulo: E.P.U.). Additional materials will be provided by Tutors.

Isabel Coimbra and Olga M. Coimbra, Gramática Ativa 2. (Lamartine Bião Oberg) (Porto: Lidel). [very good selection of grammar exercises, with answers provided].

Additional suggestions:
Júlia Abreu de Souza. Basiscursus Portugees van Brazilië “É isso aí”. Bussum: Coutinho, 2006. [text especially geared to Dutch speakers]
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].

Registration

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Contact Information

dhr. Drs. M.W. Child

Remarks

Minimum 80% attendance required.