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Brazilian Portuguese course for complete beginners

This Brazilian Portuguese for complete beginners course is designed for complete beginners who are travelling to Brazil.

The focus is on oral communication (oral and aural skills) and

the students will cover the following practical "survival skills":

Course Objectives

This is a summary of the objectives for this Portuguese course for complete beginners. 

Sociolinguistic Appropriateness

To be able to establish basic social contact by using the simplest everyday polite forms of greetings, farewells, introductions, saying please, thank you, sorry etc.

Listening Comprehension (LC)

To be able to follow speech that is very slow and carefully articulated, with long pauses for him/her to assimilate meaning.

Reading Comprehension (RC)

To be able to understand very short, simple texts a single phrase at a time, picking up familiar names, words and basic phrases and rereading as required.

Spoken Interaction (SI)

To be able to interact in a simple way but communication is totally dependent on repetition at a slower rate of speech, rephrasing and repair.

Spoken Production (SP)

To be able to produce simple mainly isolated phrases about people and places.

Written Interaction (WI)

To be able to ask for or pass on personal details in written form.

Written Production (WP)

To be able to write simple phrases and sentences about themselves and imaginary people, where they live and what they do.

About the teacher

Fabiana has a Bachelor Degree in Brazilian and South American Literature and a Higher Diploma in Education. She has experience in teaching Portuguese to teenagers and adults from different nationalities and in different contexts. She has worked with Secondary school students for exams preparation and has taught teenagers and adults of different levels, from complete beginners to near native, both in groups and on a one-to-one basis. She taught Portuguese as a foreign language in many different companies such as Le Novo, Abbott, GE and J.P. Morgan. She enjoys teaching and believes the classes should be a place to exchange experiences and also pleasant and worthwhile for the students too. She joined Languages Unlimited in early 2016.

We have 3 dates available for the course "Brazilian Portuguese course for complete beginners".
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Start date: Monday, 13th January 2020 Price: €240
Course Length: 10-week Brazilian Portuguese course for beginners  
Course time: From 19:30 to 21:00   Add to My Cart

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Course venue: Languages Unlimited, Clontarf, Dublin 3  
Further Detail: Course for complete beginners covering practical "survival skills" to travel in Brazil.  
Start date: Monday, 6th April 2020 Price: €240
Course Length: 10-week Brazilian Portuguese course for beginners  
Course time: From 19:30 to 21:00   Add to My Cart

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Course venue: Languages Unlimited, Clontarf, Dublin 3  
Further Detail: Course for complete beginners covering practical "survival skills" to travel in Brazil.  
Start date: Monday, 28th September 2020 Price: €240
Course Length: 10-week Brazilian Portuguese course for beginners  
Course time: From 19:30 to 21:00   Add to My Cart

Can't book online? Contact us.
Course venue: Languages Unlimited, Clontarf, Dublin 3  
Further Detail: Course for complete beginners covering practical "survival skills" to travel in Brazil.