Centre for Continuing Education

Brazilian Portuguese Course 202 (Level 6)

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 B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

The second level of the second year program and suitable for those who have completed all levels of Brazilian Portuguese up to 201 or 120 hours of recent face to face tuition.


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

  1. Make hypothetical statements.
  2. Talk about past events.
  3. Compare tenses and modes (indicative and subjunctive) in diverse scenario.
  4. Comment on current affairs.


This course covers the following topics:

  • Conditional + imperfect of subjunctive – to make hypothetical statements
  • Past participles usage
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions
  • Suffix – word formation
  • Pretérito perfeito composto (subjunctive) usage
  • Pretérito mais-queperfeito composto (subjunctive) usage
  • Current affairs – to make commentaries
  • Preparing for job Interviews

Intended Audience

Suitable for B1 level students, those who have completed all levels of Brazilian Portuguese up to 201 or those who have completed 120 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.


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

Prescribed text

Handouts will be provided in class.

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.

What others say.

  • Excellent teacher - kept us engaged and enthusiastic. The class has been lots of fun and most importantly we have learnt a lot.
  • I loved that the material covered in this course - was very diverse and practical. We were exposed to the Brazilian culture through current affairs and the practical use of the language through videos.
  • A great tutor who makes the class fun and has thorough linguistic knowledge.