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:
- a model syllabus
- instructor notes for the course
- course packages (.zip file for Brightspace/D2L and an IMSCC file for uploading to other sites, such as Canvas):
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.
Files for this course are not yet available, as it is currently being piloted at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
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.
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