O Cristo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Miradoura da Lua, Angola
Portuguese 101 is a cultural-oriented introduction to a language spoken by more than 240 million people. It is the first course in a four-semester sequence of beginning Portuguese. It is designed for the student with little or no prior knowledge of Portuguese. Students participate in communicative activities that will help them develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to use their newly-acquired skills to communicate in Portuguese in ways that are natural, real and appropriate given a variety of cultural contexts. All classes will be taught in Portuguese. Students will be able to select from either the European or Brazilian Portuguese Student Activities Manual, Ponto de Encontro.