Converse about concrete topics
Participate fully in conversations about concrete topics such as self and others, work, and school.
Handle straightforward transactional situations
Handle straightforward transactional situations such as requesting services or making reservations.
Understand spoken texts
Understand the main ideas from audio and video texts, such as commercials and news broadcasts, on familiar topics.
Read short journalistic and literary texts
Read short journalistic and literary texts, such as articles and cronicas, on familiar topics.
Write short compositions
Write short, simple compositions in a variety of genres (stories, résumés, skits, etc.)
Discuss cultural norms
Discuss some differences between the cultural norms of Americans and Portuguese speakers.