10 Mondays, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Book: Fala Brasil: Portugues Para Estrangeiros by Pierre Coudry and Elizabeth Fontão ISBN: 9878571130821.
Please note that this is a new book that will be used in subsequent levels.
Location: Taught online via Zoom. An invitation and explanations on how to join the meeting will be sent to registered students.
Instructor: Andre Lucas Slavick Hiltner
Price: $243 (early registration) $270 (after 9/19)
Dates: 10/04 – 12/13 (No class on Thanksgiving week)
This class is a continuation of our Introduction to Portuguese Part 2 or a similar class.
You are able to recognize familiar words and basic phrases concerning yourself, your family, and immediate surroundings when people speak slowly and clearly. You understand familiar written names, words, and very simple sentences, for example, on notices and posters or in catalogues.
You can already interact in a simple way provided your interlocutor is prepared to repeat or rephrase words or communications at a slower rate of speech and help you formulate what you are trying to say. You are able to ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need or on very familiar topics. You use basic phrases and sentences to describe where you live and people you know. You are also be able to write a short, simple postcard, such as a holiday greeting, and fill out forms with personal details.