Português para principiantes

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Severino Albuquerque, University of Wisconsin

Pub Date: 2016

ISBN 13:

Publisher: Independent

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Reviewed by Aura Thuresson, Foreign Language/Part-Time Faculty, Rogue Community College, on 8/16/2017.

This book is a re-work of a 1964 publication, with emphasis given to Brazilian Portuguese. The four preliminary lessons introduce the different … read more

 

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Reviewed by Sílvia Oliveira, Associate Professor, Rhode Island College, on 4/12/2017.

Português para principiantes is a re-working of a 1964 edition by the University of Wisconsin Extension Division ("Preface") and overall shows its … read more

 

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
First Preliminary Lesson
Second Preliminary Lesson
Third Preliminary Lesson
Fourth Preliminary Lesson

About the Book

Português para principiantes is a time-tested text which can be used in conjunction with a variety of approaches to the teaching of beginning Portuguese. This media-rich text is designed to provide learners with a solid grammatical basis for using Brazilian Portuguese as well as regular opportunities to practice and improve their ability to read, speak, and understand the Portuguese language as it is used in contemporary Brazil.

About the Contributors

Author(s)

Severino J. Albuquerque is a Professor of Portuguese at UW-Madison, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Portuguese language and Brazilian literature and culture. His main area of research is contemporary Brazilian theatre and gender. He is the author of Violent Acts: A Study of Contemporary Latin American Theatre (1991); Tentative Transgressions: Homosexuality, AIDS and the Theater in Brazil (2004); editor of Joaquim Nabuco e Wisconsin: Conferências nos Estados Unidos (2010); and co-editor of Performing Brazil: Essays on Identity, Culture, and the Performing Arts (2015). He has also published numerous articles in journals and critical anthologies. He is co-editor of the Luso-Brazilian Review (Brazilian literature and culture); Brazilian theater and drama editor for the Handbook of Latin American Studies of the Library of Congress; and an editorial board member of the Latin American Theatre Review. Albuquerque's book, Tentative Transgressions, was the recipient of the 2005 Roberto Reis Award of the Brazilian Studies Association (for best book on Brazil published in English between 2003 and 2005) and the 2008 Elizabeth Steinberg Award for best book published by the University of Wisconsin Press between 2003 and 2008.