Course Description


POR 110 Elementary Portuguese for Students of Spanish
4 cr.
Offered: Fall semester of even-numbered years

An introduction to Brazilian Portuguese. Students with an intermediate level of Spanish learn Portuguese at an accelerated pace because of the similarities between the two languages. Emphasis is on survival skills in everyday life situations and covers present and past verb tenses and basic vocabulary. The course also includes substantial exposure to Brazilian culture.

Note: A BYU score of at least 400 in Spanish is recommended for this course. See www.nmu.edu/languages for information on how to take this free placement exam.