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Portuguese Taster Course

Enrolment for this course is now closed and details for summer 2018 will be added nearer the time

Learning Outcomes

By the end of module, students should be able to:

• apply a basic knowledge of grammar appropriate to the level
• apply strategies for understanding gist and specific information
• have insight into everyday life in the Portuguese speaking world
• recognise familiar words and phrases when spoken slowly
• understand short texts in the target language, dealing with everyday material
• write short simple texts, including personal details
• ask and answer questions on familiar topics

Course Text

BBC Talk Portuguese Book + CD Pack ISBN: 9781406680201 (New edition released in February 2015)
All text books can be purchased from the University Bookshop, telephone: (024) 7652 3388

Class schedule

TBC

Tutor

TBC

Syllabus

The syllabus will include the following:

Communicative skills:
This course will cover items such as: greetings, introductions, asking for and giving personal information, describing people and places, ordering food and drinks, likes and dislikes, buying tickets.

Grammar:
This course will provide an introduction to the fundamental features and essential basic structures of the Portuguese language, making it possible to function in a range of everyday situations using the present tense.