When & Where

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Tutor Florence Marfo
  • Course Code W21LUSO02A

What you will learn

Join us on this course, and start learning Portuguese, the world's seventh most spoken language. Starting from scratch, you will learn to communicate in everyday situations (e.g. by giving and asking personal information about work, leisure and facilities). This course will help you develop the skills and confidence to get your message across. The course tutor speaks Brazilian Portuguese.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • communicate in everyday situations (e.g. invite a friend out for a drink)
  • ask for clarficiatrion (e.g. 'não entendo' and 'pode repetir?')
  • give basic information about yourself (.e.g. sou dentista)
  • make requests (e.g. quero)


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    Emphasis will be placed on speaking and listening than reading and writing. In addition to ongoing support from your tutor, there will be opportunities for you to study collaboratively as well as other opportunities to develop learner independence.Assessment Methods: Achievement on your course will be measured by whether you meet the learning outcomes above. At the start of the course you will have an opportunity to discuss these with your tutor and set your own personal targets, linked to the learning outcomes and future goals i.e.: progression to an advanced- level course. In order to ensure you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor.

    Entry requirements

    No previous knowledge of Portuguese is required. This course is suitable for complete beginners or rusty low-level learners.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Excellent attendance and punctuality is required from all students. This course requires study outside of class time (at least 40 minutes a week).

    What you need

    You will need a vocabulary book and pen and paper.

    What you can do next

    Portuguese Stage 1 Unit 2