Mid Beginner Portuguese 1B


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Program Overview:
The Conversational Portuguese program is a series of four 21-hour courses designed for beginner level students. In this series, participants will practice all four skills of communication: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Grammar will also be a program component.

Course Description:
This course is designed for mid-beginner students who have already taken Low Beginner Portuguese 1A (recommended) or who have some limited exposure to the language. The program provides students with practice of the language objectives, grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation needed to communicate in the real world. In addition, students will be introduced to Brazilian culture, history, and geography throughout the lessons in English.

Course Topics:
• Greet someone in a formal manner; ask someone where they are from and what they do
• Describe places around town; discuss using different modes of transportation; discuss activities to do around town
• Place an order at a restaurant
• Talk to people about renting an apartment; discuss moving day; talk about where the furniture
• should be located in your new place
• Interact with people around town
• Learn numbers up to two million; talk about time
• Discuss what clothing and accessories to wear for different occasions
• Talk about occupations; describe characteristics of different people
• Discuss various emergencies
• Talk to a doctor about an ailment

In order to register for this course, you must be a native Spanish speaker who has never taken Portuguese classes or have completed Low Beginner Portuguese 1A.


  • Oral Evaluation

Course Sections

Course: CNG 6624-00
Term: 1819
Section Number: 1
Schedule Number: 22599
Instructor(s): Staff
Location: Lake Nona Generic
Dates: Aug. 11 - Sep. 29, 2018 (Sat., 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.)
Units: 2.1 CEUs
Contact Hours: 21 Contact Hours
Required Fees
   Early Registration $131.75