Portuguese Courses

PORT 440/540 - Portuguese Phonetics and Phonology
Units: 3
Usually Offered: Fall
Pre requisite(s): PORT 325 or permission from the department.

Description of the sounds of Portuguese and its main phonological rules.  Contrastive analysis between Portuguese, English, and Spanish phonetic systems, aiming at improving the non-native speaker pronunciation.  Discussion of dialectal variation

PORT 449/549 - Brazilian Literature in Film
Units: 3
Usually Offered: Fall
Pre requisite(s): PORT 350 or permission from the department.

Presentation of the masterpieces of Brazilian literature and the great films based upon them, with emphasis on the contrast between cinema techniques and literary production

PORT 452/552 - Introduction to Portuguese Linguistics
Units: 3
Usually Offered: Fall,Spring

This course explores the field of linguistics as it applies to the Portuguese language. The main goal is to investigate the Portuguese language structure (phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics) and aspects of the interaction between language and society in the Portuguese-speaking world.

PORT 463/563 - Topics in Luso-Brazilian literature
Units: 3
Usually Offered: Fall,Spring
Pre requisite(s): PORT 350 or permission from the department.

This course may be repeated for credit when topics vary.  Topics cover theater, poetry, novel, short stories, etc. 

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