Co-requisite: HISP5000 (Learning Portuguese 2A Intermediate Portuguese), or equivalent level
OverviewKey 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:
Total Contact Hours: 30
Method of assessment
Written Coursework (300 words) 20 %
Reading In-Course Test (45 minutes) 20 %
Writing In-Course Test (45 minutes) 20 %
Listening In-Course Test (45 minutes) 20%
Oral In-Course Test (5 minutes) 20 %
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 andJanet Lloyd (2003), Portuguese: anEssentialGrammar, 2nd ed., New York/London: Routledge.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
8.1 Understand messages and announcements;
8.2 Read short stories and find specific information;
8.3 Communicate in routine situations;
8.4 Maintain social conversation;
8.5 Recognise understand and elaborate different types of written text (messages, postcards, formal and informal letters, recipes, small newspaper articles, etc.).