PORTUGUESE FOR BEGINNERS
Gina Brazier, teaching assistant, Portuguese Section, School of Languages and Literatures, UCT
The course aims to teach participants with no prior knowledge of the Portuguese language how to understand and speak it at a basic level . Classes will consist of both grammar and conversation . Class participation is an important element of the course and participants will be given homework . On completion of the course participants will have a basic understanding of the Portuguese language and will be able to converse on a basic level . It is recommended that students bring a laptop or ipad to class in order to engage in online exercises, activities and games .
Participants need to acquire the following:
Hutchinson, Amelia. 1996. Portuguese: An Essential Grammar. Routledge, New York, NY.
(It is recommended that students bring to class a laptop or iPad in order to engage in online exercises/activities/games)