Portuguese Winter 2016: Expanded Course Descriptions

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Portuguese 002. Elementary Portuguese (5 units)
Eugenia Da Silva Fernandes, Lecturer

MTWRF 12:10-1:00P
209 Wellman Hall
CRN 39252

Course Description: Continuation of Portuguese 001 in the areas of grammar and development of all basic language skills in cultural context with special emphasis on communication.

Prerequisite: Portuguese 001 or the equivalent 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:

  • TBA
     

Portuguese 008. Elementary Portuguese Conversation (2 units)
Eugenia Da Silva Fernandes, Lecturer

MWF 9:00-9:50A
1120 Hart Hall
CRN 39253

Course Description: This course is only open to lower-division students who are non-native speakers of Portuguese. The class has been designed to develop oral communication skills, with emphases on increasing vocabulary, improving listening comprehension, pronunciation, accuracy and grammar control. In class students will practice discussions of everyday situations.

Prerequisite: Portuguese 003.

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

Format: Discussion - 3 hours.

Textbook:

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Portuguese 022: Intermediate Portuguese (4 units)
Eugenia Da Silva Fernandes, Lecturer

MTWRF 1:10-2:00P
209 Wellman Hall
CRN 39254

Course Description: Continuation of Portuguese 021.  This course focuses on more advanced grammar concepts and further composition practice, as well as the development of all language skills through communicative activities and reading of authentic texts.

Prerequisite: Portuguese 021 or the equivalent 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 100: Principles of Luso-Brazilian Literature and Criticism (4 units)
Leopoldo Bernucci, Professor

TR 10:30-11:50A
1020 Wickson Hall
CRN 39255

Course Description: Readings of representative works of Portuguese and Brazilian literatures (16th C-20th C), with emphasis upon historical and literary periods, interpretation, and textual analysis. Writers include: Camões, Gregório de Matos, Gonçalves Dias, Olavo Bilac, Fernando Pessoa, Drummond de Andrade, Raquel de Queiroz, Guimarães Rosa, and Clarice Lispector. The course provides a background for work in the more specialized course series of the Portuguese Minor program (POR 159,161, 162, 163). Conducted in Portuguese.

Prerequisite: Portuguese 003 or Spanish 024/024S or 33.

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

Format: Lecture - 3 hours; Term Paper.

Textbooks:

  • None