Portuguese III

Continue to learn Portuguese through a fast, interesting and practical approach. Learn to talk about the past, compare people and things, talk about daily routines, express ongoing actions in the past, learn to give instructions and use interrogative pronouns to ask questions.

Learn both European and Brazilian Portuguese, and expand your area of interest with specifically designed workbooks for European or Brazilian Portuguese.

Required Textbook
“Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language,” Second Edition
Includes 24-month access to Pearson MyLab with virtual textbook
ISBN 9780137353132
*A print copy of the textbook can be purchased separately, but is not required.

The textbook package is available to purchase here: www.pearson.com/en-us/subject-catalog/ (enter ISBN in Pearson search bar)

This course can be applied to the Portuguese Language Certificate.

Instructor

Torrey Lauer

Torrey Lauer

Torrey Lauer has traveled throughout Western Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico and Costa Rica, but it was Madrid, Spain, that captivated him.  His short time studying abroad in Madrid further fueled his desire to learn more, which lead and culminated in an ... read more

Course Outline/Topics

Portuguese III covers lessons 7, 8, & 9 in the textbook.

Lição 7:
Estruturas
Indicating for whom an action takes place: Indirect object nouns and pronouns
Talking about the past: Some irregular preterits
Expressing ongoing actions and descriptions in the past: The imperfect
Imperfect tense of regular and irregular verbs
Narrating in the past: The preterit and the imperfect
Mais um passo: Há/Faz meaning ago

Lição 8:
Estruturas
Comparing people and things: Comparisons of inequality
Comparing people and things: Comparisons of equality
Comparing people and things: The superlative
Emphasizing or clarifying information: Pronouns after prepositions
Talking about daily routine: Reflexive verbs and pronouns

Lição 9:
Estruturas
Stating impersonal information: Se as impersonal subject
Talking about the past: More on the preterit and the imperfect
Asking questions: More on interrogative pronouns
Giving instructions: Commands

Prerequisites

Portuguese II or equivalent experience.

Notes

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, Jan 18-Feb 22, 2024

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Torrey Lauer

Fee: $199

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
OSHER

ACTIVE Osher members receive 10% discount on Language courses. Contact the the Languages Department at languages@uwm.edu for any questions.

HPGM

As an ACTIVE member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization (HPGM) receive a 10% discount on this language program.

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.

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Discounts Available

CEUs: 1.5

Enrollment Limit: 12

Program Number: 7781-15723

Registration Deadline: Jan 17, 2024

Registration deadline has passed.
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