Portuguese Course Descriptions – Community College of Rhode Island

Portuguese Course Descriptions

PORT (Portuguese)

PORT 1000 - Basic Spoken Portuguese I (3 Credits)

This is an introductory elective course for beginners emphasizing correct pronunciation and basic vocabulary for practical use in everyday conversational situations and travel dialogues. Students with no previous study of the language are prepared to use and understand it within a limited context and basic structure. Lecture: 3 hours

PORT 1010 - Elementary Portuguese I (3 Credits)

This course is for students with little or no preparation and covers elements of the language including: conversation, pronunciation, reading, writing and grammar. Aspects of Portuguese culture are also included. Lecture: 5 hours

PORT 1020 - Elementary Portuguese II (3 Credits)

This is a continuation of PORT 1010. (Prerequisite: PORT 1010, PORT 1030 or its equivalent) Lecture: 5 hours

PORT 1030 - Elementary Portuguese I (3 Credits)

Portuguese 1030 is a faster paced version of Portuguese 1010. This course is suitable for students with previous experience i.e. Basic spoken Portuguese and /or other prior formal study of the language, prior formal study of another foreign language, or informal experience with a foreign language. The course covers elements of the language including: conversation, pronunciation, reading, writing, and grammar. Aspects of Portuguese-speaking cultures are also included. Note: Course content is the same as Portuguese 1010 with two fewer hours per week. (Prerequisite: Prior preparation as noted above or permission of instructor). Lecture: 3 hours

PORT 1040 - Elementary Portuguese II (3 Credits)

This course is a continuation of PORT 1030. Note: Course content is the same as PORT 1020 with 2 fewer classroom hours per week. (Prerequisite: PORT 1030, PORT 1010 or its equivalent) Lecture: 3 hours, Lab: 1 hour

PORT 1100 - Basic Spoken Portuguese II (3 Credits)

This course is a continuation of Basic Spoken Portuguese I (PORT 1010). Lecture: 3 hours

PORT 1710 - Portuguese for Medical Service Personnel (3 Credits)

This course offers students an opportunity to master enough oral Portuguese to deal directly with the Portuguese-speaking patient and family from hospital admission to through discharge. Day-to-day dramatic recreations of hospital experiences from the points of view of both nurse and patient help students develop proficiency in spoken Portuguese. Lecture: 3 hours

PORT 2010 - Intermediate Portuguese I (3 Credits)

This course helps the students develop skill in reading and discussing Portuguese texts related to culture and literature. It is supplemented by further work in grammar, conversation and composition. (Prerequisite: PORT 1020 or 1040 or equivalent) Lecture: 3 hours, Lab

PORT 2020 - Intermediate Portuguese II (3 Credits)

This course is a continuation of Intermediate Portuguese I (PORT 2010). (Prerequisite: PORT 2010 or its equivalent) Lecture: 3 hours

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Last Updated: 4/8/19