Introduction to the literature of Portugal from the Middle Ages to 1700. The main literary currents and techniques of the period and their relation to history and culture. Selections from representative poetry, drama, and narrative. Taught in Portuguese. Prerequisite: PORTUG 240 or consent of instructor. (Gen.Ed. AL)
Discussions based on varied topics of current interest and from modern Portuguese writers, to develop speaking ability in Portuguese. Conversations focus on everyday life situations. Use of current newspapers, magazines, articles and pamphlets dealing with social and cultural issues. Prerequisite: PORTUG 240 or equivalent.
Introduction to Brazilian culture. Readings cover aspects of Brazilian history, economic and social development, folklore and the arts. Preliminary background for the in-depth study of Brazilian literature. The course has a significant language component to help students improve their written and oral abilities in Portuguese.
Expands on basic language skills. Greater oral fluency through vocabulary building and review of fundamental language structures. Active class participation. Prerequisite: PORTUG 120 or 126, or equivalent.
Acquisition of basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Basic principal structures and vocabulary of Portuguese. Oral participation strongly emphasized.
Acquisition of basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Basic principal structures and vocabulary of Portuguese. Oral participation strongly emphasized.
Acquisition of basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Basic principal structures and vocabulary of Portuguese. Oral participation strongly emphasized.