Portuguese Spring 2017: Expanded Course Descriptions

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

MTWRF 10:00-10:50A
102 Hutchison Hall
CRN 87536

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

Prerequisite: Portuguese 002 or consent of instructor (esfernandes@ucdavis.edu).

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

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

Textbooks:

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

MWF 12:10-1:00P
141 Olson Hall
CRN 87537

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 or consent of instructor (esfernandes@ucdavis.edu).

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

Format: Lecture - 3 hours; Writing.

Textbooks:

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

MWF 1:10-2:00P
141 Olson Hall
CRN 87538

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

Prerequisite: None.

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

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

Textbooks:

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Portuguese 031G. Intermediate Portuguese for Spanish Speakers (4 units)
Robert Newcomb, Professor

MWF 10:00-10:50A
105 Olson Hall
CRN 91598

Course Description: Intensive review of grammar and composition. Development of all language skills, but with emphasis on reading of modern texts, presentation/discussion, and writing on academic topics. Development on the following writing skills: analytical, argumentative, and creative.

Prerequisite: Restricted to graduate students.

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

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Portuguese 163. Introduction to Brazilian Literature (4 units)
Leopoldo Bernucci, Professor

TR 9:00-10:20A
110 Hunt Hall
CRN 91599

Course Description: Overview of modern Brazilian literature from the early 20th century to the poetry by João Cabral de Melo Neto and the Concretists (1960s), including European avant-garde movements and literary and cultural manifestos leading to a revolutionary body of literature.

Prerequisite: Portuguese 100 or consent of instructor (lmbernucci@ucdavis.edu).

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

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

Textbooks:

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