Teaching Portuguese for Specific Purposes

6 ECTS / semester / Portuguese

At the end of the semester students should be able to:

  • Reflect on the importance of Portuguese as a language of opportunities in the world in a global era;
  • Understand the specificities of the teaching-learning process of a second language for specific purposes;
  • Use the Portuguese language for specific purposes in a diversity of fields (tourism/hospitality, health, trade, international relations, among others);
  • Reflect on the challenges faced by the teacher of Portuguese as a second language for specific purposes;
  • Delineate diverse teaching methodologies to be used in classes of Portuguese for specific purposes.



Associate Professor with aggregation
She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, where she also obtained her Habilitation in Culture Studies. She coordinates…