Training Course in Reading and Writing for Portuguese Descendants

General Objectives of the Course

The course builds upon the students’ prior knowledge of Portuguese, which results from a predominantly aural contact with the language, and aims to develop their language skills, especially reading and writing, while simultaneously providing insights into Portuguese geography, society and culture

Admission Requirements

Minimum age: 16. Beginner level language proficiency in Portuguese
[A1/ A2 Cf. Common European Framework of Reference for Languages:]

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

Mode of Study


Teaching / Evaluation language(s)


Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Qualitative scale (Excellent, Very Good, Good, Satisfactory); Quantitative scale (0 to 20). (Under 10: Insufficient; 10-13: Satisfactory; 14-15: Good; 16-17: Very Good; 18-20: Excellent).

Learning Objectives and Intended Skills

At the end of the course, students should be able to:
- understand simple texts about familiar subjects
- locate specific information in different text types
- write simple and coherent texts on subjects of their interest
- describe events, express feelings and wishes, for example in personal letters
- understand and use the grammatical structures needed for the above aims
- understand and use vocabulary relevant to the topics of the course

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Regulation No. 339/2012, August 7

Study Programme

Reading and Writing for Portuguese Descendants

Academic year

Course Type
Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded: Diploma/Certificate

Duration: 40 HORAS

ECTS Credits: 1.5


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