ERIC Number: ED051678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Portuguese Basic Course. Volume VII, Lessons 61-70.
Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.
This text, an introduction to the advanced phase of the course, focuses on instruction of the geography and history of Brazil, the development of reading and writing skills, and the expanded use of audiolingual skills in diverse and student-selected situations. Lessons consist of a grammar review topic, a narrative, and a list of new vocabulary. The contents of the units cover: (1) the natural resources, geography, and discovery of Brazil; (2) early days of colonization; (3) formative years; (4) Indians of Brazil; (5) three centuries of colonization; and (6) Brazil as a colony, empire, and republic. Grammatical material focuses on sentence structure, direct and indirect objects, and prepositions. A glossary of Portuguese-English and English-Portuguese is included. (RL)
Descriptors: Advanced Programs, Cultural Education, Geography, Grammar, History, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Latin American Culture, Luso Brazilian Culture, Modern Languages, Portuguese, Textbooks
Director, Defense Language Institute, Department of the Army, U.S. Naval Station, Anacostia Annex, Washington, D.C. 20390 (With specific permission)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Defense, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.