Portuguese Spring 2015: Expanded Course Descriptions

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Portuguese 003: Elementary Portuguese (5 units)
Eugenia Da Silva Fernandes, Lecturer

MTWRF 12:10-1:00P
207 Wellman Hall
CRN 48687

Course Description: Continuation of POR 002 in the areas of grammar and development of all basic language skills in cultural context with special emphasis on communication.

Prerequisite: POR 002.

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

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

Textbook:

  • Clémence Jouët-Pastré, 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)
     

Portuguese 023: Portuguese Composition I (4 units)
Eugenia Da Silva Fernandes, Lecturer

MWF 1:10-2:00P
233 Wellman Hall
CRN 48688

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 022.

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

Format: Lecture - 3 hours; Extensive Writing.

Textbooks:

  • A Course Reader
     

Portuguese 031: Intermediate Portuguese for Spanish Speakers (4 units)
Annalisa Teixeira, Associate Instructor

MWF 2:10-3:00P
116 Veihmeyer Hall
CRN 48689

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

Prerequisite: Portuguese 003 or the equivalent or consent from instructor (abcorioso@ucdavis.edu).

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, Professor

TR 12:10-1:30P
1120 Hart Hall

CRN 48690

Course Description: Narrative and poetic texts of the nineteenth and twentieth 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 of Portuguese or the equivalent.

GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities and Writing Experience.

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

Textbooks:

  • A Course Reader