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PORT 101 First-Year Portuguese I

Grammar, composition, translation, oral practice. Credit will be granted for only one of PORT 101 or PORT 110.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
PORT 101 101Lecture1 Mon Fri Wed9:0010:00

Grammar, composition, translation, oral practice. Full description: https://fhis.ubc.ca/course-description/port101/

PORT 101 102Lecture1 Tue Thu12:3014:00

First-Year Portuguese I

PORT 101 is a culture-oriented and interactive introduction to Portuguese language. The rich cultures of Brazil and Portugal are incorporated in all the materials used in class, providing students with an opportunity to immerse in authentic sociocultural situations. Students participate in communicative activities that will help them develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. These activities include role-play, group tasks; writing texts of practical nature, such as e-mails, tweets and short compositions; reading and talking about simple articles on topics of interest; playing trivia games; watching and talking about movies, short clips and music videos.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to sustain communication about everyday life situations, such as introductions, campus life, expressing personal interests and hobbies, asking for information, ordering food, etc.