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Portugese Module 3


Admission requirements

Portuguese Module 2 or equivalent (contact tutor for guidance).


This course builds on the intermediate written and oral communication skills developed over the course of Portuguese 2. Topics concerning modern Brazil are integrated into language learning through an interactive programme of language acquisition.

Course objectives

This course covers four key skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, to an intermediate level. Course-book and other additional, including authentic, materials will be used in the development of communication skills through practical written and oral exercises (individual and group-based).
European Framework for Languages:
Listening B1
Reading B1
Spoken Interaction B1
Spoken Production B1
Writing B1


Timetable LAS

Mode of instruction

  • Seminar

Course Load

Total hours for the course: 140 hours

  • Seminar attendance: 42 hours (6 hours per week x 7 weeks)

  • Assignments and preparation: 42 hours (6 hours per week x 7 weeks)

  • Exam: 3 hours

  • Exam preparation: 28 hours

  • Composition: 28 hours

Assessment method

Written assessments:

  • Written Final Exam (40%) (1-2 hours)

  • Composition (15%) (1-2 hours)

  • Assignments (20%)

Oral assessments:

  • Oral Exam (Final) (25%) (7-15 minutes)

Written exams include linguistic exercises (e.g., fill-the-gap, short answer, etc.), written comprehension, listening comprehension, and short essay.
Oral assessment consists of a question/answer session.

Re-sit: For relevant component


Blackboard will be used for:

  • providing study materials

Reading list

Emma Eberlein, Novo Avenida Brasil 2 (São Paulo: EPU).
Isabel Coimbra and Olga M. Coimbra, Gramática Ativa 2. (Versão brasileira – Lamartine Bião Oberg) (Porto: Lidel).


Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.

General information about uSis is available in English and Dutch

Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs

Not applicable

Contact Information

Coordinator of Studies: M.A.G. van Leeuwen MA

Administrations Office: van Wijkplaats


Minimum 80% attendance required.