Portuguese Foreign Language - C1

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Entidade parceira : Universidade Aberta

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Non Degree Course

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General Objectives of the Course
The course aims at developing students’ linguistic skills in Portuguese such as to enable them, among other goals, to initiate an academic program in one of the partner universities. Besides developing the competences required for a high degree of linguistic autonomy, the course also promotes an understanding of the Portuguese reality and of the Portuguese culture. An intercultural approach is favored, contributing to mutual knowledge and to the understanding of the rich linguistic and cultural diversity offered by globalization. As such, the course furthermore aims at fostering multilingual a multicultural awareness, by promoting the Portuguese language and Portuguese culture.
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills
At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
(i) use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes;
(ii) follow a wide range of themes, to read and to understand long and demanding texts, recognizing implicit meaning;
(iii) express ideas fluently and spontaneously without major hesitations in oral interaction;
(iv) produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects;
(v) express him/herself, in writing, in an organized and coherent manner, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
Mode of Study
Admission Requirements

Letter of motivation, CV and supporting documents

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, Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
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