Centre for Continuing Education

Brazilian Portuguese Course 201 (Level 5)

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.

The first level of the second year program. It focuses on more complex structures of syntax to enhance text production, vocabulary and speech.


  • Review of Past Tense and Imperfect (Indicative)
  • Tourism in Brazil & touristic activities (Impersonal Verbs usage) – to talk about possibilities and make plans
  • Direct and Indirect Discourse usage
  • Voices: Active, Passive and Reflexive
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions
  • Sufix – Word Formation
  • Idiomatic Expressions
  • Introduction to Subjunctive Mode and usage
  • Introduction to Brazilian movies / Documentaries and/or Soap Operas (excerpt)


  1. Describe places
  2. Talk about tourism activities
  3. Express wishes and hypotheses.

Suitable for

Suitable for those who have completed all levels up to 104 or who have completed 95 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Prescribed text

Handouts will be provided by the teacher.

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.


Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October. Try our Language Proficiency Calculator to work out which language level is right for you.