Centre for Continuing Education

Brazilian Portuguese Course 204 (Level 8)

Brazilian Portuguese. Learn Brazilian Portuguese with us.

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

The final of the second year program, this course aims to consolidate and develop your knowledge previously gained, as well as introduce more complex language structures which will allow for expression of feelings and opinions.


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

  • review a book or short movie and write a report about it
  • prepare a publicity text
  • prepare a letter of complaint.


This course covers the following topics:

  • talking about books or the cinema
  • giving advice using the imperative form
  • talking about publicity
  • expressing wishes and making complaints
  • writing letters
  • expressing desires, uncertain events and hypothetical situations using subjunctive and compound subjunctive modes.

Intended audience

Suitable for B1 level students, those who have completed all levels of Brazilian Portuguese up to 203 or those who have completed 170 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.


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

Prescribed text

There 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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