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Jill Robbins, Chair 150 W 21st Street, Stop B3700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4936

Portuguese Courses

POR 601D INTRODUCTORY PORTUGUESE
Development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills; building vocabulary, learning basic rules and terminology of grammar; and gaining a better understanding of Portuguese-speaking cultures, with focus on Brazil, in order to communicate in an accurate, effective, and informed manner within a variety of socio-cultural situations. Only one of the following may be counted: Portuguese 601D, 604, 406, 508, 610S. Portuguese 601D and 407 may not both be counted.
 
POR 610D INTERMEDIATE PORTUGUESE I
Development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills; building vocabulary, learning basic rules and terminology of grammar; and gaining a better understanding of Portuguese-speaking cultures, with focus on Brazil, in order to communicate in an accurate, effective, and informed manner within a variety of socio-cultural situations. Only one of the following may be counted: 604, 610D, 610S. Only one of the following may by counted: Portuguese 610D, 612, 312K, 516.
Prerequisite: Portuguese 601D or 407 with a grade of at least C.

POR 611D INTERMEDIATE PORTUGUESE II
Six-hour course focused on the development of multilingual literacy through the analysis and use of Portuguese to achieve linguistic competence, communication and interactional competence (pragmatics, cultural perspectives) and metalinguistic competence (dialectal differences). Six lecture hours per week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Portuguese 611D; 611S; 612; 312K and 312L;516.
Prerequisite: Portuguese 508, 610D, 610S, or 312K with a grade of at least C.

POR 610S PORTUGUESE FOR SPANISH SPKR I
Designed to provide qualified Spanish-speaking students a rapid introduction to Portuguese language. Development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills; building vocabulary, learning basic rules and terminology of grammar; and gaining a better understanding of Portuguese-speaking cultures, with a focus on Brazil, in order to communicate in an accurate, effective, and informed manner within a variety of socio-cultural situations. Only one of the following may be counted: Portuguese 601D and 610D; 604; 406 and 407; 508; 610S.
Prerequisite: Spanish 611D or 312L with a grade of at least B.

POR 611S PORTUGUESE FOR SPANISH SPKR II
Six-hour course focused on the development of multilingual literacy through the analysis and use of Portuguese to achieve linguistic competence, communication and interactional competence (pragmatics, cultural perspectives) and metalinguistic competence (dialectal differences). Six lecture hours per week for one semester.
Only one of the following may be counted: Portuguese 611S, 312K and 312L, 516 or 612. Portuguese 611S and 610D and 611D may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: Portuguese 604, 508, or 610S with a grade of at least B.

POR 604. Accelerated First-Year Portuguese.
Designed primarily for language majors and students who demonstrate exceptional language ability or scholarship. Six lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Portuguese 604, 601D and 610D, 610S. Prerequisite: None.
 
612. Accelerated Second-Year Portuguese: Oral Expression, Reading, and Composition. Covers the same material as Portuguese 312K and 312L, but in one semester. Six lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Portuguese 612, 516, 312L, 611D, 611S. Prerequisite: Portuguese 604 or 610D or 610S with a grade of at least C.

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