Centre for Continuing Education

Brazilian Portuguese Course 103 (Level 3)

Brazilian Portuguese. Learn Brazilian Portuguese with us.

If you want to learn to speak Brazilian Portuguese, our Brazilian Portuguese classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience while you learn Brazilian Portuguese language and culture. Learn Brazilian Portuguese the smart way with Brazilian Portuguese courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

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

The third level of the first year program. You will learn how to make comparisons about people and places, talk about past activities and learn new grammatical structures. Various activities will assist in developing your verbal and non-verbal language skills.

Suitable for those who have completed all levels of Brazilian Portuguese up to 102 or 45 hours of recent face to face tuition.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe their daily routine.
  2. Make plans to meet someone.
  3. Talk about various cultural customs.
  4. Recognise formal/ informal writing.

Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • Customs around the world/ Impersonal Verbs: to express what one “should do” or “should not do” whilst visiting foreign countries
  • Grammatical concepts
  • Describing your daily routine – verbs of routine
  • Adverbs of frequency – to express how often you perform daily activities
  • Timetables/ hours/ days of the week – to show time and a time relationship
  • Making plans for weekdays, weekends and holidays
  • Verbs to give and refuse invitations politely
  • Present continous tense and its use

Intended Audience

Suitable for A1 level students, those who have completed all levels of Brazilian Portuguese up to 102 or those who have completed 45 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Delivery

This course is delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Prescribed text

Brazilian Portuguese Beginner 2, Tilde University Press, Australia, 2017
ISBN 978-0-7346-0823-9

Please Note

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

Features

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

Textbooks should only be purchased after confirmation is received from us. This usually occurs up to 5 days prior to commencement.

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What others say.

  • Erminia is a fantastic teacher. Passionate about the language and informative on the culture. Love this class!

Brazilian Portuguese Course 103 (Level 3)

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What others say.

  • An enthusiastic, committed teacher who makes the lessons interesting and ensures we are learning. The course gives a good range of conversation and grammar.