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Portuguese 3 for Engineers course

Education Achievements

Portuguese 3 for Engineers course

The three credit course, "Portuguese 3 for Engineers" was taught by colleagues in the Center for Latin American Studies for the second cohort of IGERT students. This third semester of Brazilian Portuguese was specifically designed for engineering students studying and conducting research while in Brazil. The course covered technical and educational terminology through examination of Brazilian sustainable engineering case studies while further advancing the students' knowledge and ability in Brazilian Portuguese. The course further enhanced the cognitive skills of engineering students and gave them an appreciation of the interrelation of career paths, language skills, and cultural awareness. This course is required for all IGERT students. The instructor for the course all the assisted the next IGERT cohort with arranging housing and negotiating rent terms.