Portuguese A1

Module SZ0801

This Module is offered by Language Center.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Module version of WS 2012/3

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

available module versions
SS 2013WS 2012/3

Basic Information

SZ0801 is a module in language at which is offered irregularly.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of language courses as soft-skill courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
90 h  h 3 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


n this module the basics of the Dutch language are taught so students can express themselves in everyday situations. Focus is laid upon intercultural and geographical aspects; the students learn how to ask questions about somebody else's family, how to count, to understand prices and time expressions, a basic vocabulary is created and used in easy present tense or present perfect main clauses. The teaching strategy used will enable the students to communicate in the Dutch language despite of their small vocabulary. Furthermore, tactics in order to learn the language more efficiently are shown. Differences between the Portuguese spoken in Brazil and Portugal are shown.

Learning Outcome

The lecture is aimed at level A1 of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference). Students gain basic knowledge of Portuguese with a general language orientation while taking into consideration intercultural and cultural aspects. Students acquire teamwork skills through collaborative work in multinational mixed groups. After completion of this module, students will have acquired knowledge of everyday expressions and very simple sentences aimed at fulfilling the concrete needs of everyday life. Students can introduce themselves and others, ask others about themselves and answer similar questions, give simple descriptions of their day-to-day lives and briefly describe themselves in writing. They can communicate their wants and needs to counterparts who speak clearly and slowly and are willing to help.



Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

SE 2 Portuguese A1 Termine in Gruppen

Learning and Teaching Methods

Kommunikatives und handlungsorientiertes Erarbeiten der Inhalte; gezielte Hör-, Lese-, Schreib- und Sprechübungen; Einzel-, Partner- und Gruppenarbeit; Förderung kooperativen Lernens. Kontrolliertes Selbstlernen grundlegender grammatischer Phänomene der Fremdsprache mit vorgegebenen (online-) Materialien.


Lehrbuch; multimedial gestützte Lehr- und Lernmaterial.


Nagamine Sommer, Nair & Nagamine Weidmann, Odete: Oi, Brasil!Der Kurs für brasilianisches Portugiesisch, Kurs- und Arbeitsbuch. Hueber Verlag, 2009. Morgado Kessler, Isabel: PONS Grammatik Portugiesisch. Kurz und bündig: Einfach, verständlich, übersichtlich (Taschenbuch). Klett Verlag, Stuttgart. Caetano de Andrade, Joao: PONS lernen & üben brasilianisches Portugiesisch: Der direkte Weg zur Sprache [Broschiert]. Klett Verlag, Stuttgart. http://cvc.instituto-camoes.pt/aprender-portugues.html

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Schriftliche Prüfung (90 Minuten, keine Hilfsmittel), aktive Beteiligung im Unterricht, Hausaufgabenpflicht.

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