This is a summary of the objectives for this Portuguese course for complete beginners.
To be able to establish basic social contact by using the simplest everyday polite forms of greetings, farewells, introductions, saying please, thank you, sorry etc.
Listening Comprehension (LC)
To be able to follow speech that is very slow and carefully articulated, with long pauses for him/her to assimilate meaning.
Reading Comprehension (RC)
To be able to understand very short, simple texts a single phrase at a time, picking up familiar names, words and basic phrases and rereading as required.
Spoken Interaction (SI)
To be able to interact in a simple way but communication is totally dependent on repetition at a slower rate of speech, rephrasing and repair.
Spoken Production (SP)
To be able to produce simple mainly isolated phrases about people and places.
Written Interaction (WI)
To be able to ask for or pass on personal details in written form.
Written Production (WP)
To be able to write simple phrases and sentences about themselves and imaginary people, where they live and what they do.