Foreign Languages and Literatures at MIT

21F.855/880: Accelerated Introductory Portuguese for Spanish Speakers

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Accelerated introduction to the language and culture of the Portuguese-speaking world, with a focus on Brazil. Designed for speakers of Spanish (native or bilingual, or those who have completed two college years or the equivalent). Covers essential content of complete first-year Portuguese in one semester. Builds on the similarities and differences between both languages in grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation for speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Conducted entirely in Portuguese. For graduate credit, see 21F.855. Limited to 18. Prereq: 21F.704, 21F.774, or permission of instructor.

Prereqs:  21F.704, 21F.774, or permission of instructor

Enrollment limited to 18 for pedagogical reasons. Preference is given to pre-registered students. Continuing students get first priority, followed, in order, by declared concentrators, students in 21F.076J, sophomores, juniors freshmen, seniors, grad students, pre-registered students who did not show up for the first two days of class without warning.

Units: 4-0-8(U); 5-0-4(G)



Fall 2014

Section No. Instructor Days Time Room
1 N. Dominique MTWR 11-12 16-654



Spring 2014

Section No. Instructor Days Time Room
1 A. Igrejas MTWR 4-5 16-668



Fall 2013

Section No. Instructor Days Time Room
1 N. Dominique MTWR 11-12 16-654


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