Portuguese Spring 2014

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Course Instructor Day/Time Room CRN
  POR 3 - Elementary Portuguese   Analisa Corioso   M-F 12:10-1:00P   146 Robbins   38692
  POR 23 - Portuguese Composition I   Eugenia Fernandez   MWF 1:10-2:00P   146 Robbins   38693
  POR 31 - Intermediate Portuguese for Spanish Speakers     Eugenia Fernandez     MWF 2:10-3:00P    146 Robbins    38694 
  POR 162 - Introduction to Brazilian Literature   Leopoldo Bernucci   TR 12:10-1:00P   209 Wellman   42700

Portuguese 3: Elementary Portuguese (5 units)
Annalisa Corioso

M-F 12:10-1:00P
146 Robbins
CRN 38692

Course Description: Continuation of POR 2 in the areas of grammar and development of all basic language skills in cultural context with special emphasis on communication.

Prerequisite: Portuguese 2.

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

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

Textbooks:

  • Clemence de Jouet-Pastre, et al., Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language, 2nd Edition (Prentice Hall, 2012) Δ
  • Clemence de Jouet-Pastre, et al., Brazilian Student Activities Manual for Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language, 2nd Edition (Prentice Hall, 2012)

 Δ Also available as an e-book through CourseSmart (ISBN 9780205247349)


Portuguese 23: Portuguese Composition I (4 units)
Eugenia Fernandez

MWF 1:10-2:00P
146 Robbins
CRN 38693


Course Description: Development of writing skills by way of reading, discussion, and analysis of authentic materials, literary texts, and videos. Selective review of grammar. Class activities include composition, journals, letters, individual and group projects.

Prerequisite: Portuguese 22.

GE credit (Old): None.
GE credit (New): World Cultures and Writing Experience.


Format: Lecture - 3 hours; Extensive Writing.

Textbooks:

  • Patricia Isabel Sobral, et al., Viajando através do alfabeto: A Reading and Writing Program for Intermediate to Advanced Portuguese  (Focus Publishing, 2010)
     

Portuguese 31: Intermediate Portuguese for Spanish Speakers (4 units)
Eugenia Fernandez

MWF 2:10-3:00P
146 Robbins
CRN 38694


Course Description: Development of linguistic and learning skills required for Spanish-speaking students in upper-division courses in Portuguese.

Prerequisite: Portuguese 3 or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.

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

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

Textbooks:

  • Clemence de Jouet-Pastre, et al., Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language, 2nd Edition (Prentice Hall, 2012) Δ
    Δ Also available as an e-book through CourseSmart (ISBN 9780205247349)

[OPTIONAL]

  • Clemence de Jouet-Pastre, et al., Brazilian Student Activities Manual for Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language, 2nd Edition (Prentice Hall, 2012)
     

Portuguese 162: Introduction to Brazilian Literature (4 units)
Leopoldo Bernucci

TR 12:10-1:00P
209 Wellman
CRN 42700


Course Description: Narrative and poetic texts of the 19th and 20th centuries in Brazil. In-depth and comparative study of Romantic and (Neo) Naturalist movements as a forum for discussion about literary tradition and modernity in Latin America.

Prerequisite:  First year Portuguese or the equivalent.

GE credit (Old): None.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities and Writing Experience.


Format: Lecture/Discussion - 3 hours; Term Paper.

Textbooks:

  • A Course Reader