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Portuguese (POR)

Chairperson: Professor Morello

101 Beginning Portuguese I (3)

Fundamentals of modern European Portuguese. Emphasis on standard pronunciation, development of familiarity with most common grammar structures, and acquisition of working vocabulary. (Lec. 3) Pre: no prior Portuguese is required. Will not count toward the language requirement if the student has studied Portuguese for more than one year within the last six years. (FC) [D]

102 Beginning Portuguese II (3)

Continuation of 101. Students enrolling in this course should have taken 101 or equivalent. (Lec. 3) (FC) [D]

103 Intermediate Portuguese I (3)

Intensive and extensive reading of moderately difficult Portuguese prose, review of grammar structures, idiomatic expressions, conversation practice based on readings. Students enrolling in this course should have taken 102 or equivalent. (Lec. 3) (FC) [D]

104 Intermediate Portuguese II (3)

Continuation of 103. Readings of more difficult texts. Class discussion and reports on supplementary readings. Students enrolling in this course should have taken 103 or equivalent. (Lec. 3) (FC) [D]

200 Portuguese for Spanish Speakers (3)

An accelerated course in Portuguese for Spanish speakers. (Lec. 3) Pre: SPA 205 or the equivalent. Intended for students in the Spanish International Engineering Program.

205, 206 Advanced Portuguese (3 each)

Practice in speaking and writing standard Portuguese. Understanding varieties of Portuguese. Materials of cultural, intellectual, and professional interest. Students enrolling in this course should have taken 104 or equivalent. (Lec. 3) (FC) [D]

335, 336 Topics in the Literature of the Portuguese-Speaking World (3 each)

Selected topics in the literatures of continental Portugal and the adjacent islands, Brazil, Cape Verde, Angola, Mozambique. (Lec. 3) Pre: 206 or equivalent or permission of instructor. 205 or 206 may be taken concurrently with permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit as often as topic changes.

497, 498 Directed Study (3 each)

For the advanced student. Individual study and reports on problems of special interest. (Independent Study) Pre: one 300-level course in Portuguese, acceptance of project by faculty member, and approval of chair. Not for graduate credit.


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