Annual Course of Portuguese Language and Culture for Foreigners - Beginner (A1)
General Objectives of the CourseThis course is aimed at international students who wish to start learning their knowledge of language, linguistics, literature and Portuguese culture, and is organized according to the proficiency levels planned under the QERCL.
The minimum age for attending the course is 16 years. No specific academic training is required of candidates. In the absence of a document or other means of verification, the Portuguese language proficiency of candidates will be determined through a placement test.
Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.
Mode of StudyFull-Time Regime, Face-to-face and Daytime
Teaching / Evaluation language(s)Portuguese
Examination Regulations, Assessment and GradingThe final grade is expressed in whole numbers on a scale of 0-20. The final grade corresponds to the weighted arithmetic mean of the results obtained in the classes of the course, according to the number of their credits.
The assessment in each curricular unit is periodic or final. The final assessment is made in a single exam (normal).
Learning Objectives and Intended SkillsThe intended goal is that students acquire or improve their communicative competence in Portuguese, based on descriptors of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages for level A1.
Cristina dos Santos Pereira Martins
Isabel Maria de Almeida Santos
Qualification Requirements and RegulationsRegulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette n.º 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of Non Degree Courses at the UC)
Non Degree Course
Qualification Awarded: Diploma/Certificate
Duration: 1 Semester(s)
ECTS Credits: 30.0