Graciete Sousa Cruz Londrim

University Lecturer in Portuguese
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Phone +47 22 85 60 19
Room 236
Available hours Monday to Thursday from 9:00 to 12:00
Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Blindern P. A. Munchs hus
Postal address Postboks 1079 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Academic interest

Portuguese grammar, teaching portuguese as a foreign language, translation and interpretation, cognitive linguistics


 POR1001 - Innføring i portugisisk


University Lecturer, University of Oslo, 2005 - present

2011 - present University Lecturer 20%

2005 - 2010 University Lecturer 80%, all levels of bachelor courses.  Position partially financed by Camões (affiliated to the Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs), "Leitora do Camões". Organization of activities to promote the Portuguese language and cultures of Portuguese speaking countries, in line with Camões' mission.

2004 Teacher, University of Oslo


Examiner - secondary school exams, Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training
2008 - Present

Member of the Examination and Assessment Committee for Portuguese language - secondary school exams, Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training
2010 - Present

Examiner - State Authorization Certificate in Interpreting, OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University
2006 - Present

Examiner - State Authorization Certificate in Translation, NHH - Norges Handelshøyskole
2008 - Present

Examiner - Interpreting for the Public Sector, OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University
2008 - Present

Language adviser - bachelor Interpretation for the Public Sector, OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University
2018 and 2008

Language and Culture Competence Consultant, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2003 - 2012
Teaching and design of materials to learn Portuguese in line with the Ministry priorities: development, humanitarian efforts, international law, climate and environment, energy,
public diplomacy and cultural cooperation, trade policy, oil, United Nations and cultures of Portuguese speaking countries.

1995 - 2003
Financial translations, technical translations, films, brochures, articles. Some
clients: Reticências ltd (Lisbon), Kaizen Institute (London), Yara (Oslo) etc.


2006 Master's thesis, Path and Manner of motion in Norwegian and in Portuguese, a cognitive contrastive study, University of Oslo
1996 "Licenciatura" in Translation, ISLA Lisboa - Instituto Superior de Línguas e Administração

Tags: portuguese, portugisisk, portuguese as a foreign language


  • Sousa Cruz Londrim, Graciete (2008). Motion in Language and Cognition: Grammatical and Conceptual Aspects of Metaphorical Motion in Portuguese and Norwegian."O movimento na língua e na cognição: aspetos gramaticais e conceptuais do movimento metafórico no português e no norueguês". Revista Portuguesa de Humanidades.  ISSN 0874-0321.  (12), s 69- 90
  • Sousa Cruz Londrim, Graciete (2006). Path and manner of motion. A contrastiv study Norwegian-Portuguese. "Percurso e Modo de Movimento. Um estudo contrastivo Norueguês - Português". Romansk Forum.  ISSN 0804-6468.  22(2), s 7- 24

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  • Sousa Cruz Londrim, Graciete; Santos, Diana; Michalsen, Fabiana & Jansen, Heidi (2017). Viva!. Fagbokforlaget.  ISBN 978-82-11-02236-3.  241 s.

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  • Sousa Cruz Londrim, Graciete (2007). Designing learning materials for internet-based learning of languages.
  • Sousa Cruz Londrim, Graciete (2007). Metaphorical Motion in Portuguese and Norwegian. "O movimento metafórico no norueguês e no português".

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