Portuguese Winter 2018: Expanded Course Descriptions

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

MTWRF 12:10-1:00P
1116 Hart Hall
CRN 69990

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.

GE credit (Old): None.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities and World Cultures.

Format: Lecture/Discussion - 5 hours.

Textbooks:

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

MTWRF 1:10-2:00P
1116 Hart Hall
CRN 69991

Course Description: Continuation of Portuguese 021. Focus on more difficult grammar concepts and further composition practice. Development of all language skills through exercises and reading of modern texts.

Prerequisite: Portuguese 021.

GE credit (Old): None.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities and World Cultures.

Format: Lecture/Discussion - 5 hours.

Textbooks:

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Portuguese 161. Luso-Brazilian Literature and Culture (4 units)
Leopoldo Bernucci, Professor

TR 12:10-1:30P
127 Wellman Hall
CRN 69992

Course Description: This course will introduce students to the literature, culture, and the arts (music, painting, architecture, film, dance) of Brazil from the 17th to the 20th century. In this course students will explore the history, culture, and arts of Brazil from a literary and historical perspective. The course focuses mainly on colonial artistic expressions (e.g. poetry and Baroque art) as well as modern cultural productions (e .g. literature, music, dance, film). By the end of the course, Portuguese 161 students should be able to: (1) Have a general understanding of the impact that European, Amerindians, and African peoples had on Brazilian literature, arts, and culture; (2) Know the cultural, artistic, religious, and culinary features of Bahia, as unique factors of miscegenation in Brazil, as a multiracial society; (3) Understand significant cultural aspects (lifestyles, attitudes, customs, etc.) of the Luso-Brazilian speaking world, and function appropriately in frequently encountered social situations.

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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