Centre for Continuing Education

Brazilian Portuguese Course 203 (Level 7)

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 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 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.