Centre for Continuing Education

Brazilian Portuguese Course 104 (Level 4)

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 A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

This course is the fourth level of the first year program. You will learn how to give your opinion, write letters and learn new grammatical structures including the use of simple past and future tense.


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

  • talk about hypotheses; future certainties and probabilities
  • give your opinion
  • discuss current affairs
  • talk about the weather and make plans
  • write simple formal/informal letters
  • talk about past events.


  • Conditional mode and usage – to talk about hypotheses
  • Future tense/compound future tense and usage – to talk about future certainties and probabilities
  • Giving opinions – to discuss current affairs
  • Climate (verbs and expressions) – to talk about the weather and to make plans
  • Superlatives – (pretty/prettiest) – to intensify qualities
  • Verbs and adjectives - to talk about unchanged states of being
  • Writing informal/formal letters: standard expressions
  • Talking about past events
  • Simple past tense (Indicative) versus imperfect tense (indicative) and usage
  • Comparing past actions and past events using different tenses
  • Introduction to Brazilian movies (excerpt) – to make basic commentaries about movies

Intended audience

Suitable for A2 level students, those who have completed all levels of Brazilian Portuguese up to 103, or those who have completed 70 hours of recent tuition.

Delivery style

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

Prescribed text

There is no prescribed text. Any course materials are provided electronically.

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.

  • Loved the calibre of the teaching - an engaging, versatile and smart teacher. The course is great value and very rewarding.
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