Centre for Continuing Education

Brazilian Portuguese Course 301 (Level 9)

Brazilian Portuguese. Learn Brazilian Portuguese with us.

COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

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)

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


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

  • write a speech
  • give a small presentation
  • participate in a debate
  • comment and discuss a movie.


This course covers the following topics:

  • read, comment and discuss Brazilian news
  • talk about family, extended family, and family history
  • understand, discuss and contrast Brazilian history with that of another country.

Intended audience

Suitable for B1 level students, those who have completed all levels of Brazilian Portuguese up to 204 or those who have completed 195 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.


Delivered as a series of classroom-based workshops which include group activities and group discussion. Parts of the course will be conducted in Portuguese as part of the overall training strategy.

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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