Portuguese Fall 2015: Expanded Course Descriptions

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Portuguese 001. Elementary Portuguese (5 units)
Eugenia Da Silva Fernandes, Lecturer

MTWRF 12:10-1:00P
102 Hutchison Hall
CRN 68848

Course Description: Introduction to Portuguese grammar and vocabulary as well as the foundation for proficiency in listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing in a cultural context. Major structures presented include the present indicative of regular and irregular verbs, the present progressive tense, ser vs. estar, and stem-changing verbs.

Students who have successfully completed Portuguese 002 or 003 in the 10th or higher grade of high school may receive unit credit for this course on a P/NP grading basis only. Although a passing grade will be charged to the student's P/NP option, no petition is required. All other students will receive a letter grade unless a P/NP petition is filed.

Prerequisite: None.

GE credit (Old): None.
GE credit (New): World Cultures.

Format: Lecture/Discussion - 5 hours; Laboratory - 1 hour.

Textbooks:

  • TBA
     

Portuguese 021. Intermediate Portuguese (5 units)
Eugenia Da Silva Fernandes, Lecturer

MTWRF 1:10-2:00P
102 Hutchison Hall
CRN 68849

Course Description: Review grammar concepts acquired in first year Portuguese including uses of "se," personal infinitive, preterit, imperfect, and future subjunctive. Introduction of more sophisticated grammar concepts and broader vocabulary. Brief modern texts will be read and discussed to further develop comprehension and composition skills.

Prerequisite: Portuguese 003.

GE credit (Old): None.
GE credit (New): World Cultures.

Format: Lecture/Discussion - 5 hours; Laboratory - 1 hour.

Textbook:

  • Patricia Isabel Sobral and Clémence Jouët-Pastré, Mapeando a Língua Portuguesa através das Artes: Intermediate to Advanced Portuguese via the Arts  (Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co., 2013)
     

Portuguese 031: Intermediate Portuguese for Spanish Speakers (4 units)
Eugenia Da Silva Fernandes, Lecturer

MWF 3:10-4:00P
117 Olson Hall
CRN 68850

Course Description: This course is designed to provide Spanish-speaking students with the linguistic and learning skills required for successfully completing upper division courses in Portuguese. There will be a comprehensive review of grammar and composition.

Prerequisite: Portuguese 003 or the equivalent or consent of instructor (esfernandes@ucdavis.edu).

GE credit (Old): None.
GE credit (New): None.

Format: Lecture/Discussion - 3 hours; Laboratory - 1 hour.

Textbooks:

  • TBA