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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 (Used for Portuguese I-V)
“Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language,” Second Edition
ISBN: 978-0-205-99849-4

This course can be applied to the Portuguese Language Certificate.

Instructors

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 21-Feb 25, 2021

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Torrey Lauer

Fee:

$164 by Jan 7, 2021
$189 after Jan 7, 2021

Discounts Available

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Early Registration Discount Register by Thu, Jan 7, 2021 and receive $25 off.
OSHER

Osher members receive 10% discount. Contact the the Languages Department at 414-227-3118 or languages@uwm.edu.

HPGM

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.

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CEUs: 1.5

Enrollment Limit: 25

Program Number: 7781-13257

Registration Deadline: Jan 21, 2021

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