POR - Portuguese

POR 101 Elementary Portuguese I

Course Description: An introduction to the Portuguese language and culture through a comprehensive approach designed to develop fundamental communication skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Supplemental videos, tapes, films and other materials are incorporated in the course.

Course Rotation: PLV: Fall.

3 credits

POR 102 Elementary Portuguese II

Prerequisite: POR 101 or 2 years of high school Portuguese or equivalent.
Course Description: A continuation of the principles established in POR 101. In addition, the course will introduce more complex sentence structures, past and future verb tenses, the subjunctive mood, and increase fundamental vocabulary. Supplementary videos, tapes, films and other materials are incorporated in the course.

Course Rotation: PLV: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

POR 101 Min Grade D

POR 154A Topic: Contemporary Brazilian Literature and Culture

Course Description: This course examines how Brazilian writers, filmmakers and culture trendsetters have constructed and questioned the image of modern Brazil

3 credits