Portuguese Beginners Course

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Program Description

Portuguese, like Spanish, French and Italian, is a descendant of the Latin introduced into various parts of Europe in Roman times. Contrary to popular belief, it is not fully comprehensible to speakers of Spanish, although there is a higher degree of intelligibility between Portuguese and Spanish than between Portuguese and French or Italian. Portuguese is a relatively young language by comparison to its linguistic relatives and was only formally recognised in 1290.

This course is aimed at presenting complete beginners to Portuguese, which is one of the major world languages, spoken in Europe, South America, Africa and Asia.


This Portuguese Beginners Program provides complete beginners of Portuguese with a solid foundation in all four language abilities - listening, speaking, reading and writing. Individuals on the course will have opportunities to practice discussing everyday matters in Portuguese.

What`s Included

The course is taught mainly in Portuguese and includes coverage of the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing with a good balance between understanding Portuguese grammar and vocabulary, comprehension skills and producing Portuguese in speech and writing. There is guided practice in language usage and use of authentic communicative activities. Class size is limited to fifteen to allow intensive interactive practice with individual feedback and advice on progress.

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London, United Kingdom

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SOAS, University of London
  • United Kingdom: London
1 year+
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