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Brazilian Portuguese Courses

Why our courses are different...

We define objectives for each level and teach you how to reach them. No more endless grammar topics and boring vocabulary lists. Each level = 20 hours.

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Come on in! Let’s talk the talk and walk the walk! Take a look at our courses below and chose the one that is best for you!

BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE BASIC I (BPB1)

All you need to get started: identify people and objects, express happiness or dissatisfaction, learn colors, numbers and how to ask basic questions. Simple use some basic prepositions.

You will also learn how to use some of the most essential verbs in Portuguese: ser, estar, ter.

Is that where you want to get started?

BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE BASIC II (BPB2)

You will learn how to describe daily activities, express your opinion about simple topics, likes and dislikes.

You will also be able to use conditionals, express preferences and communicate a diversified set of ideas about you and your family, job, friends. 

BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE BASIC III (BPB3)

You will learn how to use verbs in a more uncommon context, express plans and intentions, describe simple past and future events, compare people, objects, places and situations.

Provide reasons for agreement or disagreement. Communicate needs and desires.

BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE INTERMEDIATE I (BPI1)

Learn how to define uses and purposes for objects, professions and devices. Express physical conditions and sensations, including pain and medical issues.

Suggest and react to different suggestions or recommendations. Social interactions with more sophisticated words. Describe actions as they happen.

BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE INTERMEDIATE II (BPI2)

Express surprise, interest, happiness and frustration. Relate different elements of the speech (nouns, adjectives, adverbs etc). Refer to actions that happened in the past and relate them to current situations. 

Read texts with a more sophisticated vocabulary, including news, forums, debates, articles.  Apologize and react to other people’s apologies.

BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE INTERMEDIATE III (BPI3)

Verify other people’s level of comprehension. Organize elements in different sentences to build a new idea.

Formulate simple hypothesis.

Explain processes and tasks. Use and understand common slangs and jokes. Give and request advice or opinion.  Direct and indirect speeches.

BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE PROFICIENT I (BPP1)

Learn how to corroborate or deny statements provide by others. Identify and use sarcasm, irony and humorous comments.

Express yourself when travelling or visiting unfamiliar environments. Relate facts that happened in different tenses. Command and instruct others. Lead meetings.

BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE PROFICIENT II (BPP2)

Explain ideas and facts described by others. Justify your opinions and positions. Learn how to use time expressions.

Correct misunderstandings, explain what you really meant. Call somebody’s attention to a situation or problem. Give warnings. Remark certain aspects of a speech.

BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE PROFICIENT III (BPP3)

Use verbs in the subjunctive mood. Compose business and personal letters using appropriate terms and practices.

Express prohibition, restrictions or limits. Use verbs with prepositions. Master the verbs ser and estar in all tenses. Express anger, lack of interest and frustration.

BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE ADVANCED I (BPA1)

Deal with conflicts and hostile negotiations. Show skepticism. Express abstract concepts. Resume texts, speeches and ideas.

Use connecting words to create more elaborate sentences. Write and give formal or technical presentations. Develop arguments to convince others to do something.

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BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE ADVANCED II (BPA2)

Learn how to understand regional accent, rhythm and vocabulary variations. Use impersonal se and passive voice. Master most prefixes and suffixes. Affirmative and negative imperatives.

Communicate formal and informal complaints. Debate controversial issues. React to a new situation using knowledge obtained under previous circumstances.

BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE ADVANCED III (BPA3)

Find contradictions in structured speech. Speculate about future and past events.

Change temporal references to debate a fact or action.

Learn translation techniques. Using the language to produce literature. Text analysis. Infer from speeches and texts.

BUSINESS BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE I (BBP1)

Learn the basic vocabulary to do business in Spanish.

 

BUSINESS BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE II (BBP2)

Communicate in Spanish to negotiate deals and sales.

BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE AT THE OFFICE (BPOF)

Learn Spanish in an office environment.

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