Centre for Continuing Education

Brazilian Portuguese Course 102 (Level 2)

Brazilian Portuguese. Learn Brazilian Portuguese with us.

COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling.

Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available.

Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

This course is the second level of the first year program. It will will further expand on the previous term’s work to develop more complex ways of expressing yourself, making comparisons and talking about daily activities, while further advancing your grammatical and alphabetical understanding.


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

  • describe the origin of people, places and objects
  • indicate the location of people, places and objects
  • express preferences, likes and dislikes
  • make comparisons
  • recognise stressed words in Portuguese.


  • Pronunciation – review, tips and hints
  • Grammatical concepts
  • Countries, continents, places and prepositions
  • Review of “ser” and “estar” verbs
  • Adjectives and adjective sentences
  • Demonstrative, relative and possessive pronouns
  • Idiomatic expressions
  • Regular, irregular and reflexive verbs
  • The use of "to know"

Intended audience

Suitable for A1 level students, those who have completed Brazilian 101, or those who have completed 20 hours of recent tuition.

Delivery style

Delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Prescribed text

Brazilian Portuguese Beginner 2, 2018 (2nd edition) by Dr Rita Ferraro, Australia.
ISBN: 978-0-646-99581-6

Suggested textbook supplier

Language Book Centre

Take your enrolment confirmation and a copy of this page to the Language Book Centre to receive a 10% discount off the price of the recommended text.

Please note that in some cases, our suggested supplier may not stock your prescribed text. Please check stock availability prior to signing up for any membership.

Please note

Selected courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.


Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October.

Apply for the language repeat discount.

What others say.

  • This course structure is great and teacher is amazing - very patient and makes attending class extremely enjoyable.
  • The teacher is of the highest quality and should be congratulated - extremely professional and engaging.
  • Excellent teacher and learning environment.
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