Subject: Portuguese III

Scientific Area:



63 Hours

Number of ECTS:




Overall objectives:

1 - Review key concepts and basic in Portuguese language for the sentence.
2 - Identify the immediate constituents of the sentence.
3 - Understand the functions of the various syntactic elements of the sentence.
4 - Recognize the various syntactic relations present in the sentence.


1 - The sentence
1.1 - Defining problematization
1.2 - Description of the type
1.3 - Voices
2 - The main constituents of the sentence
2.1 - Nominal syntagm
2.2 - Verbal syntagm
3 - The basic syntactic functions
3.1 - Subject
3.2 - Predicate
3.3 - Complements
4 - The syntactic relations
4.1 - Simple and complex sentences
4.2 - Relations of coordination and subordination


Mateus, M. , 2010 , "Uma Política de Língua para o Português" in Palavras , Associação de Professores de Português
Pinto, J. M. C. , 2006 , Novo prontuário ortográfico , Lisboa: Plátano
Pinto, M. , 2004 , "Estatuto e funções do conhecimento gramatical escolar", in Palavras , Associação de Professores de Português
Tavares, A. & Moranguinho, J. , 2008 , Prontuário de verbos com preposições (e locuções prepositivas) , Lisboa: Plátano
Tavares, S. D. & Leite, S. A , 2008 , S.O.S. Língua portuguesa , Lisboa: Verbo
Teixeira, J. , 2003 , "Norma Linguística e Erro - Uma abordagem Cognitiva" , Braga: UC.P.
Teixeira, J. , 2001 , A Verbalização do Espaço: Modelos Mentais de frente/trás , Universidade do Minho/ Centro de Estudos Humanísticos
Vasconcelos, Sofia Isabel Vieira , 2010 , "A Vírgula em Subordinadas Adverbiais Causais" in Palavras , Associação de Professores de Português

Assesssment methods and criteria:

Classification Type: Quantitativa (0-20)

Evaluation Methodology:
Overall, some of the planned teaching methods will be developed exposure of the syllabus, the questioning and discussion of them, the resolution of specific questions, either in class or in tutorial guidance sessions, either by mail, the exercises with presentation of specific solutions and making individual or group of worksheets. Homework may be required and implementing individual and collective exercise systematic language, the field of Portuguese syntax. The final classification result of the average values obtained in the following assessment: a-Test 1-200 points, parts 1 and 2 of the syllabus and b Test 2-200 points, parts 3 and 4 of the syllabus. Examination of Appeal Period Complementary serve to retrieve the worst negative classification obtained.