Portuguese (PORT)

PORT 106 - ACCELERATED FIRST YEAR PORTUGUESE FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS

Short Title: ACCEL FIRST YEAR PORTUGUESE

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Description: Alternate first year Portuguese for students who have good command of Spanish. This is an intensive course covering the equivalents of PORT 141 and 142. Students will be prepared for PORT 263 upon completion of the course. Placement Test is required. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for PORT 106 and PORT 141/PORT 142.

Course URL: clicportuguese.blogs.rice.edu

PORT 141 - FIRST YEAR PORTUGUESE I

Short Title: FIRST YEAR PORTUGUESE I

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Description: Development of interactional competence in Portuguese (sociolinguistic and sociocultural knowledge) to communicate and interact with speakers of Portuguese. The course is based on a student-centered, critical-thinking approach to language analysis/acquisition. No prior knowledge of this language is necessary. Placement Test is required. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for PORT 141 and PORT 106.

Course URL: clicportuguese.blogs.rice.edu

PORT 142 - FIRST YEAR PORTUGUESE II

Short Title: FIRST YEAR PORTUGUESE II

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Prerequisite(s): PORT 141

Description: Continuation of PORT 141. Development of interactional competence in Portuguese (sociolinguistic and socio cultural knowledge) to communicate and interact with speakers of Portuguese. The course is based on a student-centered, critical-thinking approach to language analysis/acquisition. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for PORT 142 and PORT 106/PORT 262.

Course URL: clicportuguese.blogs.rice.edu

PORT 206 - ACCELERATED SECOND YEAR PORTUGUESE FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS

Short Title: ACCEL SECOND YEAR PORTUGUESE

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Prerequisite(s): PORT 106

Description: Alternate second year Portuguese for students who have a very good command of Spanish. This intensive course covers the equivalent of PORT 263 and PORT 264. It will focus on the development of interactional competence in Portuguese to communicate satisfactorily with Portuguese speakers.

Course URL: clicportuguese.blogs.rice.edu

PORT 263 - SECOND YEAR PORTUGUESE I

Short Title: SECOND YEAR PORTUGUESE I

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Prerequisite(s): PORT 142

Description: Continuation of PORT 142. Development of interactional competence in Portuguese (sociolinguistic and socio cultural knowledge) to communicate and interact with speakers of Portuguese. The course is based on a student-centered, critical-thinking approach to language analysis/acquisition. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for PORT 263 and PORT 201.

Course URL: clicportuguese.blogs.rice.edu

PORT 264 - SECOND YEAR PORTUGUESE II

Short Title: SECOND YEAR PORTUGUESE II

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Prerequisite(s): PORT 263

Description: Continuation of PORT 263. Development of interactional competence in Portuguese (sociolinguistic and socio cultural knowledge) to communicate and interact with speakers of Portuguese. The course is based on a student-centered, critical-thinking approach to language analysis/acquisition. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for PORT 264 and PORT 202.

Course URL: clicportuguese.blogs.rice.edu

PORT 301 - THIRD YEAR PORTUGUESE I

Short Title: THIRD YEAR PORTUGUESE I

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): PORT 264

Description: Continuation of PORT 264. Emphasis on developing reading and writing ability as more authentic materials and socio-cultural topics are introduced.

Course URL: clicportuguese.blogs.rice.edu

PORT 302 - BRASIL: CULTURA E SOCIEDADE

Short Title: BRASIL: CULTURE AND SOCIETY

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): PORT 202 or PORT 364

Description: The purpose of this course is to develop speaking, reading, and writing skills via the analysis of Brazilian literary and cultural texts. Through a multidisciplinary approach, students will be introduced to cultural analysis using a broad range of sources such as literature, film, and other audio-visual materials.