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Portuguese Advanced Conversation (C1)

$252 Limited GST free / $¤,227
Portuguese Advanced Conversation (C1)

This course is for students who need to communicate with fluency in Portuguese. It is also designed for people working in the local tourist industry who need to communicate at an advanced level with

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This course is for students who need to communicate with fluency in Portuguese. It is also designed for people working in the local tourist industry who need to communicate at an advanced level with Portuguese clients. Students will have the opportunity to focus on specific skills such as extending vocabulary in given areas, improving written language, and developing a better understanding of specific cultural and social issued relevant to the tourist industry. The class is conducted in Portuguese and includes individual presentations by the students, as well as group debates and discussions in Portuguese. Students enrolling should have enough proficiency and fluency to follow the class.


TEXT: Avançar em Português, Ana Tavares & Marina Tavares, Lidel (2012). Textbook available from tutor.


CLASS PLAN
Nine sessions that aim to build higher level comprehension and communication skills in Advanced Portuguese.


CONTENT
Conversational Portuguese and a review of cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of higher level language principles.


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
#Communicate in fluent Portuguese, in particular to give assistance and instructions to Portuguese tourists.

  1. Use advanced Portuguese skills in conversation in both social and business settings.
  2. Exhibit the appropriate learning skills required to take the study of Portuguese to a higher level.


IMPORTANT: Textbook cost is not included in the course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled WEA cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any textbooks. We therefore suggest you purchase your textbooks closer to the time of the course commencing.


LANGUAGE CLASS TRANSFER POLICY
If you are a new WEA Student and enrol into a language class and subsequently find that you are at the wrong level (whether too high or too low), you are permitted to transfer into another more suitable class at no additional cost, provided that the request is made within the first two classes and is in writing from your tutor directly to the Education Manager. After that point, an administration fee of $30 will apply.