In the Lower Intermediate level you continue to expand your vocabulary and start to elevate your level of language by learning more complex structures such as prepositions and object pronouns and refining the skills acquired in previous levels. You concentrate on speaking correctly and distinguishing between the past, present and future tenses. In addition, you begin to learn about nuances of Portuguese, including correct levels of language to use in various situations.
How am I Assessed?
This is a non-credit course without letter or numerical grades. You receive verbal feedback on your conversation and grammar skills from your instructor during class. Written homework is typically corrected in class. Some lesson modules may include quizzes.
You’ll need access to a laptop or desktop computer or tablet, an email account, and internet access and an up-to-date web browser. For real-time classes, you’ll also need access to a video camera and microphone.
Recommended e-book: Falar Ler Escrever Português by Emma Eberlein Lima and Samira A. Lunes
This course may be offered online, in-person, or a combination of both. Please see Available Sessions for details on the course format.
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