PORT 1412 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC
Beginning Portuguese II
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: (Required) PORT 1411 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the first semester of academic transfer Portuguese. This course is an introductory course intended for students with little or no knowledge of the language. Its aim is to present essential vocabulary and grammar, and to develop the pronunciation, listening, reading, and writing skills necessary for basic communication and comprehension. Customs and cultural insights are also presented. This is the second semester of academic transfer Portuguese. This course continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in PORT 1411. Students are expected to acquire a substantial amount of vocabulary and begin to deal with idiomatic language and more advanced syntax. This course is cross-listed as PORT 1312, which is used only in Study Abroad programs. Students may register for either PORT 1312 or PORT 1412 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1609045113
This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on April 4, 2017. (Original) | (Current)