Portuguese Classes

POR 101E Portuguese I
This course is designed for students with little or no knowledge of Portuguese language. It is an introduction to the language and cultures of Brazil and Portugal. Students learn basic grammatical structures and develop the four communicative skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Appreciation of the cultures of Brazil and Portugal is taught through movies, TV shows, music, and newspapers. Most of the activities in the classroom emphasize the development of oral skills.

POR 102E Portuguese II
This course is a continuation of Portuguese I and is designed for students who have taken Portuguese I or who have basic knowledge of Portuguese language. The language and cultures of Brazil and Portugal are studied throughout the semester. Students continue to develop the four language skills, and learn more complex grammatical structures. The cultural topics include Cabo Verde and Azores, and are taught through movies, TV shows, music and newspapers.