Learning Portuguese 2A - Intermediate Portuguese - LA500

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2018-19 2019-20
Canterbury Autumn
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5 15 (7.5) MRS MI Duke


Certificate level of Portuguese, LA 300 and LA 301.


Unavailable to Stage 1 - Singe Honour - Hispanics Students.



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 contact hours per week.

Method of assessment

100% coursework.

Preliminary reading

Indicative Reading List:

Tavares, Ana (2006),Português XXI (Level 2 – StudentBook). Lisboa/Porto: Lidel, ISBN: 978-972-757-550-3
Tavares, Ana (2006),Português XXI (Level 2 – ExerciseBook). Lisboa/Porto: Lidel, ISBN: 978-972-757-312-7
Hutchinson, Amélia and Janet Lloyd (2003), Portuguese: an Essential Grammar, 2nd ed., New York/London: Routledge.

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 B1/B2 of the Common European Framework and understand short messages and announcements, read short stories and find specific information, communicate in routine situations, maintain social conversation, recognize understand and elaborate different types of written text (messages, postcards, formal and informal letters, recipes, small newspaper articles, etc).

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