Portugese is the national language of Portugal as well as Brazil. There are variations between the Portuguese and Brazilian versions of the language, so when registering for this course, please indicate which variation you want to learn.
On this page you can find the course dates and fees.
This course is designed for people who have no knowledge of the Portuguese language. Working with some practical subjects like family, relations and social environment you will develop your speech and listening skills. The emphasis of the course lies in the expansion of your vocabulary for conversational purposes. After this course you will be able to read and pronounce Portuguese properly. You will be able to have short conversations about a number of subjects and understand (some) spoken Portuguese.
Lesson materials: Portugues XXI, Nova ediçao, Livro Do Aluno & Cd-Audio
Your level after this course:: -/A1
With this course you will expand your vocabulary working on themes such as the weather, shopping and living in a Portuguese speaking environment. After this course you will be able to speak more confidently with native speakers about several subjects. You will be able to express yourself in Portuguese and make yourself understood. Reading and understanding of texts will become easier and you will feel more confident when immersed in the language.
Lesson materials: Portugues XXI,Nova ediçao, Livro Do Aluno & Cd-Audio
Your level after this course:: A1-
During our Level 3 Portuguese course you will continue studying the Portuguese Language, reading short texts, learning about the intricacies of the grammar system and expanding your vocabulary, so you can take an active part in conversation and discussion on several subjects.
Lesson materials: Portugues XXI Nivel 1 + 2, Nova ediçao, Livro Do Aluno & Cd-Audio
Your level after this course:: A1
In this course we start with the second book in the Portugues XXI series. You will learn how to handle day-to-day situations in Portuguese and will be able to have conversations with Portuguese native speakers. You will also be able to read short articles, such as those in magazines .
Lesson materials: Portugues XXI Nivel 2 Nova ediçao, Livro Do Aluno & Cd-Audio
Your level after this course:: A2/B1
We will continue to with the second book in our learning resources range, up to Unidade 2. You will learn and practise having more complicated conversations so you will be able to take part in discussions with more ease and confidence. During this course you will read short texts about current affairs and there will be short movies, which form the basis of your speech and listening exercises. Grammar areas studied include indirect speech, passive voice and relative pronouns. You will learn to improve these specific areas and begin to use them in short writing exercises. In addition, you will learn more about the culture of Portugal and other countries where people also speak Portuguese.
Lesson materials: Portugues XXI Nivel 2 Nova Edicao, Livro Do Aluno & CD-audio + exercises
Your level after this course:: B1
We will work with the third book in our learning resources range, up to Unidade 6. Apart from reading, listening and speech training, we’ll pay close attention to grammatical subjects such as the conjunctive and verb/preposition combinations. During this course you will only speak Portuguese in class and will be able to discuss numerous subjects. There will be short movies shown in class to improve your listening skills. You will also develop your written skills through writing short articles on mutually chosen subjects.
Lesson materials: Portugues XXI Nivel 3, Nova Edicao, Livro de Aluno & Audio-cd + exercises
Your level after this course:: B1/b2
Participants of this course will improve their pronunciation, speech and reading skills. You will expand your vocabulary with words used commonly in current affairs discussions and on the news. The teacher and students will choose the subjects for conversation and discussion each week and will present texts to all participants. Short stories may be introduced and discussed. The students will finish the course with the langage mastered to at least level B1.