Brazil has the second-largest economy in the Americas and shares a border with nine countries. Come expand your own borders in this course, appropriate for beginners as well as those with basic knowledge of Portuguese. Fundamental language patterns and daily vocabulary of Brazilian Portuguese are introduced. The course focuses on all four core skill areas (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) while emphasizing pronunciation and grammar. Practice present, past, and future tenses in a variety of contexts, ranging from informal conversations to formal dialogues. Learn the indefinite and definite articles, prepositions, and basic sentence structures. Become more familiar with topics in Brazilian culture related to food, ways of life, and customs. Classes are conducted in Portuguese to the extent possible. Registering at least two weeks prior to the course start date is highly recommended.
You'll Walk Away with
- Proficiency in basic Portuguese grammar
- Beginner-level conversational skills in Portuguese
- Beginners and mid-beginners to the Portuguese language
- Individuals seeking a solid foundation in Portuguese