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Course 1: Journey to Brazil: Beyond Survival Skills

This was designed as a three-credit course targeted at students who have completed 200-level courses and are working on their intermediate high to advanced low proficiency skills. This integrated skills language course covers a range of personal and cultural situations a student will need to navigate in an immersive experience in Brazil, such as a study abroad program. The course starts with personal and practical matters, gradually moving into broader social and cultural spheres and contexts of communication.


The files for this course include:

Brightspace/D2L Course Files for Journey to Brazil

IMSCC file (Canvas) Course Files for Journey to Brazil


Course 2: Regional Cultures Around Brazil

This course was designed as a three-credit course targeting students who are working on their intermediate-high or advanced-low proficiency skills. This integrated skills language course will have students navigate Brazil from end to end, with the goal of exploring historical and cultural aspects of Brazil that aren’t always covered in the media! From myths and legends, to culinary adventures, traditional music, and more, this course will cover the five geographic regions of Brazil and touch on the Brazilian diaspora around the world.


The files for this course include:

  • a model syllabus
  • course packages (.zip file for Brightspace/D2L and an IMSCC file for uploading to LMS sites, originally developed in Canvas):

Brightspace/D2L Course Files for Regional Cultures Around Brazil

IMSCC (Canvas) Files for Regional Cultures around Brazil


Course 3: The Lusophone World

This course will examine Portuguese spoken around the world. It is currently under development and will be piloted at the University of Chicago in 2023.

The files for this course include:

  • course packages (.zip file for Brightspace/D2L and an IMSCC file for uploading to other sites, such as Canvas):

Brightspace/D2L Course Files for Cultures of the Lusophone World

IMSCC (Canvas) File for Cultures of the Lusophone World


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