Learn Portuguese through a fast, interesting and practical approach. Learn how to ask questions, describe and talk about people, places, and things, express location of events and time, and talk about daily life. Learn both European and Brazilian Portuguese, and expand your area of interest with specifically designed workbooks for European or Brazilian Portuguese.
Required Textbook (Used for Portuguese I-V)
“Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language,” Second Edition
The textbook is available to purchase here: pearson.com/store/p/ponto-de-encontro-portuguese-as-a-world-language/P100002571847/9780205998494
Portuguese I covers the first three chapters in the textbook.
Talking about people: Subject pronouns
Talking about academic life and daily occurrences: Present tense of regular -ar verbs
Specifying gender and number: Articles and nouns
Contractions of a, de, and em with articles
Expressing location and states of being: Present tense of estar
Asking and answering questions: Interrogative words
Mais um passo: Some regular -er and -ir verbs
Describing people, places, and things: Adjectives
Identifying and describing; expressing origin, possession, location of events, and time: Present tense of ser
Expressing inherent qualities and changeable conditions: Ser and estar with adjectives
Expressing ownership: Possessive adjectives
Mais um passo: Some idiomatic expressions with estar
Talking about daily life: Present tense of regular -er and -ir verbs
Expressing movement [or habits? conferir como ficou resolvido]: Present tense of ir
Expressing future action: Ir + infinitive [and other structures? conferir como ficou na versão definitiva]
Expressing age, possession, and obligation: Ter and ter que + infinitive
Talking about quantity: Numbers above 100
Mais um passo: Some uses of por and para
None. This course is designed for those new to the Portuguese language.
This is a noncredit enrichment program. Progress and courses completed in UWM’s School of Continuing Education Languages program are marked by Continuing Education Units. CEUs are not transferable to college or university transcripts.
Date: 6 Thu, Sept 10-Oct 15
Delivery Method: Live Online
Time: 6-8:30pm CT
Platform: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra
Instructor: Torrey Lauer
$164 by Aug 27
$189 after Aug 27
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Osher members receive 10% discount. Contact the the Languages Department at 414-227-3118 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Receive a 10% discount as a member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization.
Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.
Enrollment Limit: 20
Program Number: 7781-12741
Note: This session is being offered live online with lecture and discussion from 6-8:30pm CST, six Thursdays.
Registration Deadline: Sept 10