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Portuguese I in Portugal

The course is offered each year and the application deadline is October 15th

This course provides basic knowledge of spoken and written Portuguese as well as training in oral and written proficiency. In addition, the course provides a broad orientation in the cultures and societies of the Portuguese-speaking countries. The course units are: Text and Language Structure I, Oral Proficiency and Interaction, Text and Language Structure II and Portuguese in the World.

  • Course structure

    You do not need to have prior knowledge of the language to start studying Portuguese. During the course you will practice your language skills through reading texts, doing verbal communication exercises and completing tasks to improve your writing skills, while at the same time being introduced to Portuguese grammar. In addition, you will have excellent opportunities to practice your Portuguese language skills outside the classroom. The content of the course corresponds to Portuguese I, 30 ECTS at Stockholm University. Once you have completed the course, you will gain admission to Portuguese II.

    Modules

    The course units are: Text and Language Structure I, Oral Proficiency and Interaction, Text and Language Structure II and Portuguese in the World.

    The University

    The course is offered at Universidade do Porto: Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Letras  (FLUP).

    The University of Porto is the second largest University in Portugal with approximately 30 000 students. It was founded in 1911 and is ranked among the top Portuguese universities.

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    The University of Porto consists of different campuses. Faculdade de Letras is located in an area called Boavista / Campo Alegre, west of the center of Porto. The nearest metro station is "Casa da Música" and is situated about a ten-minute walk from the campus.

    By bus or metro, you can easily get into the city and to Porto's historical center.

    Examiner

    Laura Alvarez Lopez
    Examinator helkurs: Hugues Engel

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
  • Course reports

  • More information

    Learning and collaboration platform: Athena

    Accommodation

    The University can inform students about how and where to find different types of accommodation. Information about accommodation is sent to admitted students upon selection 1.

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