Learning Portuguese 1A (Beginners) - LA300

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2017-18 2018-19
Canterbury Autumn
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4 15 (7.5) MRS MI Duke




Available as a wild module.



Key grammatical structures and cultural background will be taught through the means of purpose designed Portuguese language course books, video and audio materials. Students will also have access to these materials and Portuguese television channels for self-study in the media lab.


This module appears in:

Contact hours

Three seminars per week

Method of assessment

100% Coursework.

Preliminary reading

Indicative Reading List:
Português XX1, Tavares Ediçoes Tecnicas Lidel, ISBN: 9727571387; + Livro do Aluno 1.

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

See the library reading list for this module (Medway)

Learning outcomes

By the end of the module students should be able to perform at Level A1/A2 of the Common European Framework and:

1) understand short, simple messages and announcements;
2) read short simple texts and find specific information;
3) communicate in simple, routine situations.

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