Undergraduate | ANU-PORT1001-2023
Introductory Portuguese I
No ATAR needed
No prior study
- 20 Feb 2023
About this subject
What you'll learn
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- demonstrate a basic knowledge of Portuguese grammar and lexicon;
- ask questions and directions and discuss a variety of topics in Portuguese;
- read and understand short literary and non-literary texts;
- write brief texts; and
- recognise cultural and traditional practices specific to Portuguese societies in the world.
- Introduction to Portuguese (pronunciation of consonants and vowels, greetings)
- Indefinite articles and pronouns, quantifiers, prepositions of space
- Prepositions of time, irregular verbs (to go, to read, to see), contractions, adverbs of frequency, reflexive verbs and pronouns to express routine activities
- Plural, expressing future plans (going to-like structures), expressing duties and needs
- Gerund, irregular verbs
- Different verbs to know
- Demonstrative pronouns
- Direct Object Pronouns
This course offers a practical introduction to the Portuguese language. It is designed to develop basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills at the novice level through a communicative and culture-based approach. Students acquire the language largely through simulated real-life situations in the classroom and beyond. By immersing themselves in the language, they develop a knowledge and understanding of culture and traditions in Portuguese-speaking countries around the world.
In-Class Writing 1 (10%) Midterm Exam (20%) In-Class Writing 2 (15%) Oral Exam (15%) Final Exam (30%) Class Participation and Engagement (10%)
- In-Class Writing 1 (10%)
- Midterm Exam (20%)
- Class Participation and Engagement (10%)
- In-Class Writing 2 (15%)
- Final Exam (30%)
- Oral Exam (15%)
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