Portuguese Advanced Conversation and Composition

A large image of a woman in a green jacket and a red headscarf has been painted on the side of multi-story building.

Street art in Lisbon, Portugal created by Os Gêmeos, identical twin brother graffiti artists from Brazil. Their style is heavily influenced by both hip-hop and Brazilian culture. (Image courtesy of erdalito on Flickr. CC: BY.)


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Fall 2014



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This is an advanced course that aims to build vocabulary competence and improve oral communication through the study and discussion of topics related to cultural aspects in Lusophone societies, primarily from current issues in Brazil. It is designed to give students extensive experience in Portuguese and emphasizes skill development and refinement in the area of critical reading and writing in Portuguese.

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Nilma Dominique. 21G.820 Portuguese Advanced Conversation and Composition. Fall 2014. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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