Transferable skills option: Portuguese Language teaching B

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

ECTS
3


University of Algarve

Synopsis

This is an introductory Portuguese language course for beginners and students with some knowledge of Portuguese (students will be evaluated prior to the start of the course and placed in the appropriate level course). The course will teach the fundamentals of Portuguese grammar, construction of sentences, reading and writing in Portuguese, allowing the student to integrate and better enjoy their stay in Portugal. At the end of the course the student should be able to speak, read and write at elementary levels. Intermediate and advanced courses are available afterwards.

Content

The Portuguese language course programme is based on lectures, seminars, discussions and coached exercises focusing on grammar, reading and writing.

Aims

The aim of the course is to provide the student with skills to be able to use Portuguese in everyday situations, allowing them to integrate better and enjoy better their experience of living in Portugal.

Objectives

Learn to read, write and speak Portuguese.

Key skills acquired

Ability to speak at an elementary level. Ability to read and understand at an elementary level. Ability to write at and elementary level.

Bibliography

The students will be provided with teaching material (books) and exercises.

Assessment

Continuous evaluation (quizzes, tests and written texts). Written examination with open questions, oral examination.

Contact hours

lectures

practicals

seminars

computerclass

fieldwork

other
60