Learning Portuguese 1B (Beginners) - LA301

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


LA300 Learning Portuguese 1A or equivalent.


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 hours per week.

Method of assessment

100% Coursework.

Preliminary reading

Indicative Reading List:

Português XX1, Livro do Aluno. 2 Tavares Ediçoes Tecnicas Lidel, ISBN: 9727573088.
Preliminary Reading: B. Fausto- A concise History of Brazil and J. Rocha- Brazil in Focus.

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 A2 of the Common European Framework. Upon successful completion of the module students should be able to:

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

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