Training Course in Introduction to Portuguese Sign Language III

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

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Course Type

Non Degree Course

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General Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to provide learners with linguistic and psycholinguistic skills in Portuguese Sign Language compatible with post intermediate level and favor the development of competences already acquired in level I and II.
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills
Students will develop skills to communicate with a deaf person using LGP in a way compatible with a post-intermediate level; students will also perform various presentation in LGP; recognize identities and information regarding Deaf People, the Community and its Culture; role play and simulations in different contexts within an everyday life thematic contents; translate and interpret texts in ‘glosa’; recognize variations in how the Deaf communicate.
Mode of Study
Admission Requirements

Applicants must be aged 16 years or over.

Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Regulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette no. 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC).
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Continuous assessment (50%) assessment exercises throughout the semester
Summative assessment (50% mandatory at the end of each semester)
Graduation Requirements

As a rule, continuous assessment is the preferential regime to assess our students’ knowledge which requires 75% attendance and completion of two assessment tests. Other elements such as class participation, homework and tasks performed throughout the course, are also taken into account for evaluation. At the end of each level, students can request the corresponding certificate, if the course has been successfully completed.