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Fall 2017-2018
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Introductory Portuguese for Spanish Speakers

Luis Gonçalves, Course Head
Daiane Tamanaha De Quadros

Normally open to students already proficient in Spanish, this course uses that knowledge as a basis for the accelerated learning of Portuguese. Emphasis on the concurrent development of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing skills. The two-semester sequence POR 108-109 is designed to provide in only one year of study a command of the language sufficient for travel and research in Brazil and Portugal.

Sample reading list:
A. Klobucka, et al., Ponto de Encontro

Reading/Writing assignments:
Emphasis will be on oral communication in class. We will learn about the cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world through the media, literature, film, music and other realia. There will be daily homework assignments, short compositions, a midterm, oral presentations and grammar testing.

Mid Term Exam - 10%
Paper in lieu of Final - 10%
Other Exam - 10%
Quizzes - 15%
Papers - 15%
Oral Presentation(s) - 10%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Other (See Instructor) - 10%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
SPA 107 or instructor's permission..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21644 C01 10:00:00 am - 10:50:00 am M W F   East Pyne Building   235   Enrolled:6 Limit:12
21645 C02 11:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am M W F   East Pyne Building   235   Enrolled:3 Limit:12
21646 C03 12:30:00 pm - 01:20:00 pm M W F   East Pyne Building   235   Enrolled:7 Limit:12
21647 C04 01:30:00 pm - 02:20:00 pm M W F        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled