School of Languages & Cultures - Portuguese Taster session

This taster session gives you an insight into studying Portuguese at university.

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Brazil - the land of carnival, or the land of violence?

In this session, we will explore how the image of Brazil was carefully cultivated by the Brazilian government in the 1930s, and how it has endured to the present day.

When: Wednesday 3 November 2021, 3.45pm - 5.15pm

Year 12, Year 13

Expression of interest form

If you are a teacher, please encourage your pupils to book individually.


Time Activity 

Log in and get comfortable

3:55pm Welcome and introduction to the department from Admissions Tutor David McCallam
4:05pm Academic taster lecture: Brazil - the land of carnival, or the land of violence? - Dr Carmen Ramos Villar

Q&A on the taster lecture

5:00pm Q&A about Portuguese at Sheffield -with Admissions Tutor and UG ambassadors to answer questions & talk about their own experience

We look forward to meeting you!

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