CRPO 101
Elementary Portuguese Fall 2022
Division I

Class Details

Interested students must complete an application through the Self-Instructional Languages Program and have it approved before registering for this course. Introduction to the alphabet and language structure with emphasis on communicative skills. Students will receive a foundation in the language, be able to hold simple conversations, use a range of vocabulary related to daily activities and transactions, and gain familiarity with basic, frequently used grammatical structures and the writing system of the language. Students must be highly motivated in self-instructional learning, and will work with an outside tutor/examiner. This is a hyphenated course and requires a full-year of study in order to receive credit. More information can be found on the Self-Instructional Languages site.
The Class: Format: lecture; This course is conducted using online technology with Vassar College. The course will be scheduled according to the Vassar College academic calendar. The class meets twice-weekly for one-hour review sessions with Vassar's native-speaking tutor.
Limit: 8
Expected: 2-8
Class#: 1224
Grading: no pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: Grading is 20% attendance/preparedness, 30% midterm and 50% final; exams are oral and written and administered by an outside consultant.
Prerequisites: Sophomore or higher standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher; application to the Self-Instructional Languages Program in April.
Enrollment Preferences: Interested students must complete an application through the Self-Instructional Languages Program and have it approved before registering for this course; this is a hyphenated course and requires a full-year of study in order to receive credit.
Unit Notes: Minimum of two students, plus contracted tutor/examiner in order to schedule the course. Contingent on continuation of Vassar-Williams partnership.
Distributions: Division I

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