Enroll in PORT 105, an accelerated course for Spanish speakers which covers the content of three quarters of Portuguese (PORT 101, 102, and 103) and focuses on the similarities and differences between Spanish and Portuguese. We follow a communicative approach in class and we connect students with Portuguese speakers in the Seattle area for conversation practice.
WHY STUDY PORTUGUESE?
- Portuguese is an important global language for business and international relations, spoken by approximately 260 million people.
- Portuguese is considered a critical language by the United States Department of Defense.
- Brazil is the 8th largest world economy.
- Portuguese is the official language of eight countries, including Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique, and Angola.
FLAS (Foreign Language and Area Studies) – Deadline: Jan 31, 2019
BOREN Scholarship – UW Deadline: Feb 7, 2019