Portuguese 2 upper: module 2

Course Dates: 14/01/20 - 31/03/20
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
Location: EC Euston
Denise Delf

Suitable if you have studied Portuguese for about two years recently or have an equivalent level. We teach Portuguese from Portugal and Brazil- please check with the Languages department before enrolling if this could affect your choice of course.


What is the course about?

The course aims to provide further knowledge and understanding of the Portuguese language and to develop skills. It also gives an insight into the culture and ways of life of Portuguese speaking countries.

What will we cover?

-Introduction to colloquial and formal language, development of oral and listening skills, reading, talks on specific topics to build confidence and explore the language
Grammar: Gerund, Comparative, Subjunctive present, Indirect speech, Imperative.
Homework and written projects will be given for a complete integration of all skills.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Report events that happened in the past

- Understand and discuss a variety of events in the current world

- Discuss the impact of food and health

- Causes and consequences of stress

- Life in some Portuguese speaking countries.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Students should be able to express themselves in the language fairly accurately, specially the use of present, future and the various forms of past tense and have studied Portuguese for at least two years.

For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart, using the link at the top of this page. You can also find the chart at the start of the languages section in our course guide. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of number for daily activities (e.g using money, telling the time, etc).

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Communicative approach, contextualised presentation of the language, pair and group work, games for consolidation, pronunciation practice, choral and individual repetition.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Based on the tutor's own materials.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Portuguese 2 upper: module 3. Please enrol early to avoid disappointment.

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See the course guide for term dates and further details

Tutor Biographies
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Book your place

Course Code: LP223

Tue, eve, 14 Jan - 31 Mar '20

Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)

Full fee: £189.00
Senior fee: £189.00
Concession: £115.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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Any questions? languages@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2644

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