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The objective of the Portuguese programme is to raise participants’ proficiency in Portuguese language to a high level while acquiring a solid grounding of knowledge of the Lusophone world. The Portuguese programme is offered as a minor.

BA Syllabus (2020-2021)

Learning Outcomes:
Students who have completed a BA programme in Portuguese should be able to:

• Appreciate the cultural diversity of the Lusophone world.
• Participate in situational conversations relating to topics in current affairs, social, and cultural issues at an advanced level of essential vocabulary and expressions in Portuguese
• Demonstrate the ability to address issues and problems related to the Portuguese language and Lusophone cultures creatively and as independent learners
• Apply knowledge of Portuguese to the critical evaluation of differences and commonalities with their own culture.
• Communicate with people from other cultures and recognise cultural differences
• Encourage and respect the contributions of people from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds
• Understand and use complex linguistic structures
• Use knowledge of Lusophone cultures and societies and Portuguese language skills to act as a bridge between Portuguese speakers and the people of Hong Kong, Macau, and Mainland China

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