By the end of the course, students will be able to express themselves in daily situations, work environment, restaurants and shops, as well as talk about events in the present, past events and trips, and plans for the future.
This course focuses on giving students’ ability to express themselves in Portuguese with fluency in the Preterite Indicative, in addition to building on their fluency in the Present Indicative and Immediate Future initially learned in Level 1.
Students must have taken Basic Portuguese Level 1 and have command of the Present Indicative and Immediate Future.Methodology:
In our communicative method, classes are 60% conversation and 40% grammar. The course will rely on a textbook, handouts and exercises supplemented with music to emphasize certain points and distinctions. Throughout the course, students will have the opportunity to practice their Portuguese in 6 to 8 of our organized cultural and social Brazilian events each month. Evaluation:
Students will be evaluated on their ability to express themselves in the various tenses described above as well as the vocabulary learned in class. There will be a written and an oral final evaluation.
Finding the Right Level:
As students progress from Beginner to Intermediate to Advanced levels, their progress is noticeable in communicating with native Portuguese speakers. Each level has 10 classes as defined below. At the end of each complete level, students who qualify receive a Certificate of Completion.
Students will have an interview and take an assessment test in order to be placed in the appropriate level. Each level has 10 classes as defined below. At the end of each complete level, students who qualify receive a Certificate of Completion.
We teach all levels from Beginner to Advanced:
• Beginner classes have 3 levels: 30 Classes
• Intermediate classes have 3 levels: 30 Classes
• Advanced classes have 3 levels: 30 Classes