PRT364H1: Portuguese Language in the World

Hours: 
24L

An overview of the varieties of Portuguese spoken in four continents (Europe, South America, Africa, Asia) and a discussion of the structural similarities and differences between the two most extensively studied varieties: European and Brazilian Portuguese. Analysis of linguistic variation in contemporary Portuguese in terms of phonetics, syntax and lexicon. (Offered in alternate years.)

Prerequisite: 

PRT219Y1 or PRT120Y1 or PRT220Y1 or Permission of the Department

Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)