POR: Portuguese

POR 500: Reading Portuguese

Systematic instruction in the fundamentals of reading comprehension and in specialized subject-oriented vocabulary.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

Fall or Spring, 3 credits, Letter graded (A, A-, B+, etc.)

POR 511: Portuguese for Spanish Speaker

A one semester accelerated course in Brazilian Portuguese for students with a native of near-native command of Spanish. This course uses Spanish as a base for study of Portuguese grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. By the end of the semester students will be prepared to read advanced materials and will have acquired a basic proficiency in speaking, writing and comprehension of standard Brazilian Portuguese. A grade of B- or above will satisfy the graduate language proficiency requirement in Portuguese for the MA or PhD. Department consent is required for enrollment.

3 credits, Letter graded (A, A-, B+, etc.)

POR 575: Luso-Brazilian Readings

Major literary works from 19th-and 20th-century Portugal and Brazil, especially narratives.

Prerequisite: Reading proficiency in Portuguese and permission of instructor

Fall or Spring, 3 credits, Letter graded (A, A-, B+, etc.)

May be repeated for credit.