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Portugees Module 1

Vak 2017-2018

Admission requirements

Not applicable.

Description

This is an starters/lower intermediate Portuguese language course, which develops written and oral communication skills through an intensive programme of language acquisition. Grammar and language structures are taught around a schedule centred on practical/concrete situations, such as speaking about oneself, getting to know people, finding one’s way round town, communicating present and past situations, etc.

Course objectives

This basic user course covers 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 A2
Reading A2
Spoken Interaction A2
Spoken Production A2
Writing A2

Timetable

Timetable LAS

Mode of instruction

Seminar

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

Assessment

  • Written Exam 1 (Mid-term) (30%) (1-2 hours);
  • Written Exam 2 (Final) (40%) (1-2 hours);
  • Assignments (10%);
  • 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) (30%) (1-2 hours);
  • Written Exam 2 (Final) (40%) (1-2 hours);
  • Assignments (10%);
  • 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 1 (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 English and Dutch.

Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs

Not applicable.

Contact information

For questions about the content of the course, you can contact the teacher:
E. Alves Vieira MA

Coordinator of Studies: A.C. Wapenaar MA

Administrations Office: van Wijkplaats

Remarks

Students who miss more than 3 classes can not take the exams.