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Objectives of the course: Intended for students of all nationalities, the course focuses on oral communication. It contains grammar explanations as well. Additionally,it is an immersion in the Brazilian culture through examples of texts, videos, music, magazines and newspapers.
Achievements of the course: At the end of the course, students will be able to introduce themselves, talk about themselves, about their families and friends, talk about what they are doing at the present moment, what they did in the past, and plans for the future. They will have acquired vocabulary to be able to talk about shopping, food, leisure time and places. They will also have learned language functions such as asking and giving information in places like hospitals, hotels, post offices, taxis, restaurants and so forth. With the structures, vocabulary, and functions learned, students will be able to handle social exchanges, keep a conversation going, exchange simple information.
Duration: two semesters with two 75-minute classes a week.
Material: Textbook: Bem-Vindo - A Língua Portuguesa no Mundo da Comunicação
Assessment: two written exams per semester: Midterm and Final