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PORTUGUESE FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES

CODE 65245
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 3nd year of 8740 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (L-11) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/09
    LANGUAGE Portuguese
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    PREREQUISITES
    Prerequisites
    You can take the exam for this unit if you passed the following exam(s):
    • Modern languages and cultures 8740 (coorte 2020/2021)
    • PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE I 55872
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    Portuguese for special purpose, special focus on tourism and business. The course is aimed at third year students of Modern Languages and Cultures, Languages for Business and Tourism curriculum, and, in addition to aiming at the consolidation of the linguistic skills acquired in the first two years, it aims at an approach to the characteristics of the sectoral languages relating to the fields of tourism and business of the Portuguese language.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course will focus on linguistic competences and translation skills for portuguese special purpose texts. The course aims to provide students with the necessary tools, through reading and translation of specialized magazines and books, to access the administrative, business and tourism sector language in Portuguese. The most significant variations between the language used in Portugal and Brazil will be highlighted.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Al termine del corso gli studenti dovranno essere in grado di utilizzare il lessico, le strutture morfosintattiche specifiche dei testi settoriali in lingua portoghese, con particolare riferimento alla comunicazione d'impresa e al settore turistico.

    PREREQUISITES

    Portuguese language level B1/B2. Knowledge of the Portuguese language learned in the first two years.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Theorical and practical lessons. Lectures, exercises and ongoing tests.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Theoretical introduction to sectoral languages.

    1. Portuguese in the business domain (in portuguese):

    -Espaços de trabalho e infraestruturas

    -Cargos e funções, o organograma

    -Infraestruturas e serviços hoteleiros

    -Mercados internacionais 

    -Recrutamento, o cv, a carta comercial

    -Opurtunidades de negócio

    -Produtos e serviços bancários 

    -Operações de compra e venda, import e export

    -Marketing 

    2. Portuguese in the tourism field (in portuguese):

    -O hotel e os alojamentos

    -Itinerários 

    -Folhetos

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Bibliography:

    1. Ana Cristina Dias, Estratégias 1. Método de Português no Domínio Empresarial, Lidel.

    2. Isabel de Morais Sarmento Moreira, Correspondência Comercial , Etep.

    Lecture notes available in store, via Balbi 7. A new handout with updated material will be available for each academic year.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Second half-year. The course will take place on Tuesdays from 8:00 to 10:00 in Room G and on Fridays from 17:00 to 18:00 in Room L of the POLO DIDATTICO. Classes will start on Tuesday 15th February.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral exam at the end of the course. The exam will be carried out orally and consists of an interview in Portuguese, lasting about 25 minutes.
    The oral examination will focus on the contents of the course; the candidate will be asked at least two questions for each of the topics, selected by the Commission.
    Furthermore, for attending students, the tests and work carried out in itinere will also form part of the final assessment. Non-attending students are requested to contact the teacher to agree on the extension of the study materials and / or some alternative written activities, which must be delivered before the oral exam. Non-attending students are invited to contact the teacher well in advance of the exam dates.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Oral exam and written activitities during lessons. The achievement of the pre-established learning outcomes will be assessed by verifying, in addition to the skills acquired in the sectoral languages relating to the business and tourism sectors, the correct use of the specialized vocabulary and a satisfactory level of quality in the relative exposure.
    Checks and ongoing activities: letters, commercial e-mails, curricula, translations from portuguese to italian and vice versa of sectoral texts, preparation and presentation of projects in the commercial and tourism fields.

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    For any other information please write to manuela.magalhaes@edu.unige.it

     

    EXAMS CALENDAR 

     

    Date

    Hour

    Palce

    Typology

    Notes

    18/01/2022

    9.00

    Genova

    Oral

    Aula F

    09/02/2022

    9.00

    Genova

    Oral

    Aula B

    08/06/2022

    9.00

    Genova

    Oral

    Aula F

    05/07/2022

    9.00

    Genova

    Oral

     

    13/09/2022

    9.00

    Genova

    Oral

    Aula F

    27/09/2022

    14.00

    Genova

    Oral

    Aula F