Outreach

2nd High School Summer Bridge Portuguese 2017


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Program 2017

June 5 - 16, 2017 (Monday to Friday)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus


This program is intended for high school students interested in pursuing a foreign language at the university level.

DESCRIPTION OF COURSE
- Two-week introductory course directed to High School students.
- 3.5-hours of daily instruction (9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) -Introduction to the Portuguese language for two weeks
- Immersion in Brazilian culture
- Language materials created by our instructors.
- Activities supported with authenticaural/visual materials (music, films, YouTube videos).
- Daily cultural activities designed to introduce students to highlights of Brazilian art, music, history, and food.
- No prior knowledge of Portuguese assumed.
- Enrollment limited to 12 students in one class.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE
- Movie and Discussion
- Music/Dance Activity
- Invited speaker on Brazilian cultural topic
- Brazil Geography and Populations
- Travel highlights

COURSE OUTCOMES
- Understand, produce, and maintain simple conversations on everyday topics.
- Acquire basic understanding of: Brazilian culture; Brazilian populations, and; Brazilian geography.
- Produce materials to be made available in the CLACS-Portuguese website.

APPLICATION MATERIALS
- Registration Form: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/5206530
- Teacher Recommendation Form
- Course Fee: $ 25.00 (includes materials)
- Registration opens: Monday, February 1, 2017
- Deadline: Friday, April 21, 2017

NOTE: Since space is limited, checks will not be cashed until participation in the program is confirmed. Selections will be based on teachers' recommendations.