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Module

POR1066 : Level A (HE Entry Level) Portuguese II

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Conceicao Pereira
  • Owning School: Modern Languages
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

In consonance with the overall aims of the degrees offered in the SML, this module will:
- Focus on developing the students' written and aural/oral communicative competence in the foreign language (including fluency, grammatical and lexical accuracy, range and pronunciation.)
- Prepare students for the future study of language (written communicative and oral/aural skills).
- Facilitate students' ability to establish and maintain social and working relations with speakers of the foreign language.
- Develop independent language learning strategies.

This module is open to all students who have completed Level A Portuguese General Language I. This is a general language class offering students the opportunity to study and practise Portuguese (speaking, reading, writing and listening skills) for four weekly contact hours. Themes addressed in the language classes include: describing people; giving and seeking information; giving advice and instructions; recounting a series of events; expressing an opinion and finding out what others think; giving advice and instructions; stating and asking about feelings, emotions and intentions; and reading advertising.

Outline Of Syllabus

Themes and communication skills addressed in the language classes include:
1. Describing people
2. Giving and seeking information
3. Giving advice and instructions
4. Applying for a job
5. Expressing an opinion and finding out what others think
6. Recounting a series of events
7. Stating and asking about feelings, emotions and intentions
8. Reading advertising

Please note that tasks concerning talking involve both speaking and listening.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable