University of Notre Dame

Portuguese for Spanish Speakers I

Course Number: ROPO 10105

This course sequence is designed for students with at least intermediate-level proficiency in Spanish. Classroom activities emphasize the acquisition of basic language structures, vocabulary, and sound systems, as well as the active use of spoken language in context. Students are introduced to the diverse cultures of the Portuguese-speaking countries through current video, printed media, music, and short fiction. This sequence is followed by ROPO 20201 or ROPO 20202. ROPO 10105 – 10106 and either ROPO 20201 or ROPO 20202 together fulfill the language requirement.