Portuguese (PTG)

Courses

Course usage information

PTG-111. Elementary Portuguese I. 3 Credits.

LECT 3 hrs
Not for native speakers. This course is intended for students with no prior knowledge of, or with limited background in, the language. Emphasis is on fundamentals of conversation, reading and writing. Practice in pronunciation, basic vocabulary, basic cultural knowledge and the essentials of grammar including present tense verbs. Both Brazilian and European Portugese modalities are introduced.

Course usage information

PTG-112. Elementary Portuguese II. 3 Credits.

LECT 3 hrs
This course is intended for students with one semester of elementary college-level Portuguese or with limited background in the language. Emphasis is given to fundamentals of conversation, reading and writing. The course includes practice in pronunciation, basic vocabulary, basic cultural knowledge and the essentials of grammar. Past tenses are studied to express both completed and ongoing past events.
Prerequisites: PTG-111 or permission of department chair.