Undergraduate Course: Portuguese 4 Language Paper 1 (ELCH10058)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course is ONLY for those students taking Portuguese as a named part of an honours degree and it aims at developing and consolidating advanced language skills.
In this course, students will be familiar with a variety of registers and complex grammatical structures of Portuguese language. Teaching will be based on a selection of course materials raging from literary to journalistic with thematic emphasis on current events relating to the Portuguese-Speaking world. Students should prepare the materials provided in advance of each class. They will be introduced to advanced comprehension, summary writing, translation and composition.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Portuguese Language 2 (ELCH08013)
||Other requirements|| Entry to Hispanic Studies Hons required
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2021/22, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Summative Assessment Hours 3,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
Of which continuous assessment - 50 %:
E-Learning (15%), 2 compositions (10%), 2 translations (10%), Class Test S1 (7.5%), Class Test S2 (7.5%)
Final Assessment - 50%: Time Limited Assessment (50%)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate confidence and accuracy of expression in written Portuguese Language.
- Use a range of complex structures and idiomatic expressions
- Analyse written Portuguese through access to and close reading of a selection of materials in a range of registers.
- Organise and present ideas within the framework of a structured and reasoned argument.
- Develop critical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work independently and in a team.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Miss Helena MacDonald
Tel: (0131 6)51 3089
|Course secretary||Miss Kat Zabecka
Tel: (0131 6)50 4026