Centre for Continuing Education

Brazilian Portuguese Course 203 (Level 7)

Brazilian Portuguese. Learn Brazilian Portuguese with us.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: arrangement of our courses

Some of our courses have moved to online delivery. We aim to continue to deliver a high-quality educational experience through interactive, online classes in real-time. If you are currently enrolled in a course with us, we will be in touch soon with options for your enrolment.

Please note that for online classes, all course materials will be shared electronically. No printed resources will be available.

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

The third level of the second year program, this course is suitable for those who have completed all levels of Brazilian Portuguese up to 203 or 145 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.


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

  • prepare for a job interview in Portuguese
  • talk about your capabilities in a professional way
  • write a basic essay
  • determine the appropriate verb tenses to use in specific contexts.


This course covers the following topics:

  • present subjunctive mode usage
  • compound verbs in subjunctive usage
  • prepositions
  • conjunctions
  • writing an essay
  • idiomatic expressions
  • collectives
  • further job interview preparations
  • introduction to Brazilian contemporary writers.

Intended audience

Suitable for B1 level students, those who have completed all levels of Brazilian Portuguese up to 202 or those who have completed 145 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.


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

Prescribed text

These is no prescribed text.


Handouts will be provided in class.

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.

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