Portuguese (PG)

PG 0110 Elementary Brazilian Portuguese I3 Credits

Designed for students with no prior experience with Portuguese or whose placement scores are in the range for this course level. This course, the first in a two-semester sequence, is designed to present the student with the essentials of pronunciation, structure, and usage, allowing students to acquire the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Cultures are explored through a variety of media. The course will broaden the students' understanding of the cultures of the different countries where Portuguese is spoken, especially Brazil.

PG 0111 Elementary Brazilian Portuguese II3 Credits

Prerequisite: PG 0110.

This course, a continuation of PG 0110, is designed to present the student with the essentials of pronunciation, structure, and usage, allowing students to acquire the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Cultures are explored through a variety of media. The course will broaden the students' understanding of the cultures of the different countries where Portuguese is spoken, especially Brazil.

PG 0210 Intermediate Brazilian Portuguese I3 Credits

Prerequisite: PG 0111.

This course, the first in a two-semester sequence, continues to build upon the skills acquired in the first-year sequence. The course focuses on increasing the development of communication and comprehension skills while exploring in more depth the complexity of the Brazilian Portuguese language. Emphasis is placed on the development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, as well as the development of cultural literacy. Cultural emphasis is placed on both Brazil and the Lusophone world.

PG 0211 Intermediate Brazilian Portuguese II3 Credits

Prerequisite: PG 0210.

This course, a continuation of PG 0210, continues to build upon the skills acquired in the first-year sequence. The course focuses on increasing the development of communication and comprehension skills while exploring in more depth the complexity of the Brazilian Portuguese language. Emphasis is placed on the development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, as well as the development of cultural literacy. Cultural emphasis is placed on both Brazil and the Lusophone world.