CAMPUS LinguaNEUM

Portuguese Beginners 2 (A1/2)

Seminar, 3.00 ECTS

 

Course content

This course takes place once a week and integrates the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, and emphasizes oral communication and listening comprehension in a culturally authentic context.

Learning outcomes

On this course you will learn, how to…
• Talk about leisure activities
• Say how often you do an activity
• Say what you are doing
• Talk about family (relationships)
• Describe a place
• Ask the way
• Understand directions
• Ask and say where something is
• Make directions
• Talk about everyday routine (wake up - go to bed)
• Talk about public transport
• Describe a process
• Make a hotel reservation
• Complain about something in the hotel
• Report on a vacation home
• Talk about events in the past
• List everyday routines in the past
• Describe situations and draw conclusions
• Talk about people: appearance, character, month of birth
• Report about your own childhood and life before
• Compare past and present

At the end of the course you will master the following grammatical structures:
• Presente, Pretérito Perfeito and Imperfeito of the most important verbs
• Possessive pronouns
• Modal verbs saber and poder
• The use of ser and estar
• Estar a + INF as a progressive form
• Pronunciation exercises
• The local adverbs aqui, aí, lá, ali and the demonstratives
• Ficar and estar as location information
• Imperative
• The adverbs já and ainda
• Increase in adjectives

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

You will get up-to-date and didactic teaching materials and/or a book in the course (included in the course fee), which are designed specifically to meet the needs of your language level.

Mode of delivery

Communicative teaching focusing on the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing and emphasizing oral communication and listening comprehension in a culturally authentic context.

Assessment methods and criteria

Information to be provided by instructor at beginning of the course.