Portuguese 4: module 3

Course Dates: 30/04/20 - 02/07/20
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
Location: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
Denise Delf

Improve your intermediate/advanced Portuguese on this communicative course with the emphasis on listening and speaking skills, to enable you to communicate in Portuguese speaking countries.We teach Portuguese from Portugal and Brazil- please check with the Languages department before enrolling if this could affect your choice of course. Ideal if you have studied Portuguese for four years or equivalent. I.


What is the course about?

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

What will we cover?

We will continue developing all four skills, with emphasis on speaking and listening. A talk on a topic of the
students' choice to be given at the end of the term will help to build up confidence and explore the language.
Homework will be given for a complete integration of all skills.

Topics will include:
-work & training
-hobbies & leisure


Grammar: direct and indirect object pronouns, consolidation of simple tenses in the subjunctive, present and future
subjunctive with repetition of the verb (seja quem for, venha quem vier, etc), expressions used to contrast and
compare opinions and statements (orações proporcionais).

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

- discuss transport, future means of transport
- discuss scientific advances, changes and innovation
- discuss work and training
- talk about hobbies and leisure

Other objectives will be negotiated at the start of the course.

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

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

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

The course is based on the communicative approach:
- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate
Students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.

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?

Please ask the tutor or contact Languages on 020 7492 2644.

Tutor Biographies
We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.

Book your place

Course Code: LP431

Thu, eve, 30 Apr - 02 Jul '20

Duration: 10 sessions (over 10 weeks)

Full fee: £179.00
Senior fee: £179.00
Concession: £109.00

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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