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Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language CourseSmart eText, 2nd Edition

By Clemence Jouet-Pastre, Anna Klobucka, Luci de Moreira, Patricia Sobral, Am¿lia de Hutchinson, Am¿lia Hutchinson

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: May 10, 2012

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Ponto de Encontro is the first Portuguese language textbook that allows the instructor to choose to teach either Brazilian or European Portuguese, while at the same time offering language learners a rich variety of insights into cultural, social and political realities of the entire Portuguese-speaking world, composed of more than 200 million speakers in eight countries on four continents. Grammatical structures are presented as a means to effective communication, while extensive culture-based sections create authentic and meaningful environments for skill-building and skill-using in each area: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Table of Contents

IN THIS SECTION:

1.) BRIEF

2.) COMPREHENSIVE


 

1.) BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Lição preliminar: Primeiros passos

Lição 1:     A universidade

Lição 2:     Entre amigos

Lição 3:     Horas de lazer

Lição 4:     A família

Lição 5:     A casa

Lição 6:     A roupa e as compras

Lição 7:     O tempo e os passatempos

Lição 8:     Festas e tradições

Lição 9:     O trabalho e os negócios

Lição 10:   A comida

Lição 11:   A saúde e os médicos

Lição 12:   As férias e as viagens

Lição 13:   O meio ambiente

Lição 14:   A sociedade

Lição 15:   A ciência e a tecnologia

 


2.) COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Lição 1:
Estruturas
     Talking about people: Subject pronouns
     Talking about academic life and daily occurrences:  Present tense of regular -ar verbs
     Specifying gender and number: Articles and nouns
     Contractions of a, de, and em with articles
     Expressing location and states of being: Present tense of estar
     Asking and answering questions: Interrogative words
     Mais um passo: Some regular -er and -ir verbs

 

Lição 2:
Estruturas
    Describing people, places, and things: Adjectives
    Identifying and describing; expressing origin, possession, location of events, and time: Present tense of  ser
    Expressing inherent qualities and changeable conditions: Ser and estar with adjectives
    Expressing ownership: Possessive adjectives
    Mais um passo: Some idiomatic expressions with estar

 

Lição 3:
Estruturas
    Talking about daily life: Present tense of regular -er and -ir verbs
    Expressing movement [or habits? conferir como ficou resolvido]: Present tense of ir
    Expressing future action: Ir + infinitive [and other structures? conferir como ficou na versão definitiva]
    Expressing age, possession, and obligation: Ter and ter que + infinitive
    Talking about quantity: Numbers above 100
    Mais um passo: Some uses of por and para

 

Lição 4:
Estruturas
    Expressing opinions, plans, preferences, and feelings: Present tense of stem changing verbs 
    Expressing when, where, or how an action occurs: Adverbs
    Talking about daily activities: Present tense of fazer, dizer, trazer, sair, and pôr
    Expressing how long something has been going on: Faz/há with expressions of time
    Mais um passo: The preterir tense of regular verbs and of ir

 

Lição 5:
Estruturas
    Expressing ongoing actions: Present progressive
    Describing physical and emotional states: Expressions with ter, estar com, and ficar com
    Pointing out and identifying people and things: Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns
    Learning useful verbs: Present tense of dar, ler, ver, and vir
    Stating what you know: Saber and conhecer
    Mais um passo: Some reflexive verbs and pronouns

 

Lição 6:
Estruturas
    Talking about the past: Preterit tense of regular verbs
    Talking about the past: Preterit of ir and ser
    Indicating the object of an action: Direct object nouns and pronouns
    Reinforcing inquiries: Tag questions
    Mais um passo: Some more uses of por and para

 

Lição 7:
Estruturas
    Indicating for whom an action takes place: Indirect object nouns and pronouns
    Talking about the past: Some irregular preterits
    Expressing ongoing actions and descriptions in the past: The imperfect
    Imperfect tense of regular and irregular verbs
    Narrating in the past: The preterit and the imperfect
    Mais um passo: Há/Faz meaning ago

 

Lição 8:
Estruturas
    Comparing people and things: Comparisons of inequality
    Comparing people and things: Comparisons of equality
    Comparing people and things: The superlative
    Emphasizing or clarifying information: Pronouns after prepositions
    Talking about daily routine: Reflexive verbs and pronouns

 

Lição 9:
Estruturas
    Stating impersonal information: Se as impersonal subject
    Talking about the past: More on the preterit and the imperfect
    Asking questions: More on interrogative pronouns
    Giving instructions: Commands

 

Lição 10:
Estruturas
    Expressing subjective attitudes: Introduction to the present subjunctive
    Talking about expectations: The subjunctive used to express wishes and hope
    Expressing doubt and uncertainty: The subjunctive with verbs and expressions of doubt
    Telling people what to do: More on commands

 

Lição 11:
Estruturas
    Expressing emotions, opinions, and attitudes: The subjunctive with expressions of emotion
    Suggesting that someone and the speaker do something: The equivalents of the English let’s
    Expressing movement, time, and action: Por and para (review)
    Using prepositions to express a range of meanings: Additional uses of por and para
    Referring to people and things: Relative pronouns

 

Lição 12:

Estruturas
    Expressing affirmation and negation: Affirmative and negative expressions
    Talking about things that may not exist: The indicative and the subjunctive in adjective clauses
    Making qualified statements: The subjunctive in adverbial clauses
    Expressing wishes, recommendations, and conditions in the past: The past subjunctive

 

Lição 13:
Estruturas
    Planning the future: The future tense
    Hypothesizing about the future: The future subjunctive 
    Hypothesizing about what might happen: The conditional
    Expressing reciprocity: Reciprocal verbs and pronouns

 

Lição 14:
Estruturas
    Talking about results of actions: The past participle
    Emphasizing facts resulting from actions: The passive voice
    Talking about the recent past: The present perfect
    Talking about the past from a past perspective: The past perfect

 

Lição 15:
Estruturas
    Expressing actions: Uses of the impersonal infinitive
    Personalizing the expression of actions: The personal infinitive
    Hypothesizing about the present and the future: Present and future if-clause sentences
    Expressing subjective attitudes: Diminutives and augmentatives

 

Expansão gramatical:
    More on direct object pronouns
    Contractions of direct and indirect object pronouns
    Object pronouns with future and conditional verb forms
    The present perfect subjunctive
    The conditional perfect and the pluperfect subjunctive
    If-clause sentences with the perfect tenses
    The future perfect and the future perfect subjunctive

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