Participate in conversations
Participate fully in conversations by asking and answering questions about some familiar, concrete topics such as self, family, friends, and daily activities.
Understand spoken Portuguese
Understand conversations and monologues in spoken Brazilian Portuguese on familiar topics.
Read short authentic texts
Read short authentic texts, including informative texts, news articles, and short stories.
Write short texts
Write short texts such as biographical information, correspondence, and personal experiences.
Create with language
Create sentences in the past, present, and future using basic grammar rules and vocabulary with reasonable accuracy.
Explain cultural aspects
Know basic facts about some Portuguese-speaking countries and identify cultural products, practices, and perspectives from these countries.
Differentiate between Spanish and Portuguese
Differentiate between basic Spanish and Portuguese grammar, vocabulary, and spelling conventions.