PORT 2004/LING 2601 A Linguistic Approach to Portuguese Language (1)

Pre-requisite: PORT 2001

The course A Linguistic Approach to Portuguese will offer students a guide to understanding the linguistic structure of the Portuguese language. The core of the course focuses on the grammar of Portuguese, including the phonology, morphology and syntax of the language. The course also introduces students to lexical sources of Portuguese and to aspects of the sociolinguistics of Portuguese as both an international and an official language. Lectures, tutorial presentations and practical laboratory work will be conducted in Portuguese. Workshops on contrastive linguistic analysis will be offered as necessary. Selected readings will be in both English and Portuguese.

Method of Instruction: 2 lectures and 1 tutorial per week

Assessment: 100% in-course assessment.