Techniques of Written Expression I
Part of this Programme
Cinema, Video and Multimedia Communication
Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS
Bachelor | Semestral | 6
Year | Type of course unit | Language
1 |Mandatory |Português
Total of Working Hours | Duration of Contact (hours)
168 | 60
Recommended complementary curricular units
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Written exercises for the development of creativity. Script writing for cross-sectional design. Reading and analysis of a literary work in class. The structure of the sentence. Written genres (literary and non-literary) and their specificities. Assertiveness in writing (choice of vocabulary and effective use in a structure). The lateral thinking.
Develop mechanisms of written expression, knowledge of the mother tongue and ability to express themselves in their different forms. Promote the critical sense in reading a text, becoming aware of the multiplicity of meanings of the written phrase. Learn and apply the basic principles of writing a screenplay. Being able to write a small fiction effectively from a linguistic point of view. Know and apply the principles of Lateral Thinking.
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
At the end of the semester, the student should have acquired a greater awareness of the Portuguese language and its specificities. You should be able to write a text clearly and accurately, especially in the fictional field. He will have analyzed some literary works, establishing comparisons between them and extrapolating to a wider context of world literary production. It will be obligatorily able to understand critically a text and its explicit and implicit messages. You will have understood and practiced the basic principles of writing an audiovisual script. Understand and apply in context elements of Lateral Thinking.
Teaching methodologies and assessment
Active methods, Explanatory and Experimental Demonstration. Use of audiovisual and multimedia resources. Continuous assessment, interspersed by practical work, group or individual in the classroom (40%), a transversal exercise (10%) and a final test / work (50%).
Levi, Primo (2010) Se Isto é um Homem. Lisboa: Teorema (livro de leitura obrigatória)
Debono, Edward (2012). O Pensamento Lateral.Rio de Janeiro. Nova Era