PORT 202 is intended for students who have completed Portuguese 201 or who test at the 1+/2 level of Portuguese. This course aims to further develop the oral and written communication skills acquired in earlier classes and to broaden students’ understanding of the culture and study of Portuguese-speaking regions. Students will have access to language resources (including vocabulary and scenarios) relevant to corporate and strategic security professions, providing them with extra vocabulary and practice in using the language in current or future career fields. This course teaches Portuguese (Brazilian).
Prerequisite (or successful completion of language test):
Employ applied technological skill and information literacy skills to apply knowledge of current events, cultural issues, and history of the country in which the language is spoken.
Demonstrate ability to think critically and problem-solve in comprehending main ideas and some details of straightforward, well-organized texts; uncomplicated stories about current, past, and future events; some details in announcements; and main ideas and basic facts from short reports on radio or television.
Apply knowledge of the language in comprehending and responding to information about straightforward, well-organized, and factual short news reports, biographical information, descriptions, simple technical material, and familiar people, places and events.
Apply awareness of the cultures and societies associated with the regions in which the language is spoken.
Communicate to converse about familiar topics, interview an employee, arrange for job-related services (salary, qualifications, hours, specific duties), give and take simple phone messages, leave voicemail, report facts from television, radio, or newspaper, discuss a trip, and converse about an everyday past or upcoming event.
Henley-Putnam’s commitment to service begins with your first call with an advisor and continues through graduation. Our classes are small, so you are never just a number. We get to know you, your goals and your needs. You will be supported by a team of professionals who will help you track your degree progression, advise you on course selection, and inform you of relevant services such as tutoring and mentoring. Your faculty members will be available to you, as will the deans and administrators.
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