Course Summary

This course is designed for people who plan to travel or work in Portugal, Brazil or East Timor. The main aim of the course is to enable the student to cope with day-to-day situations and to communicate effectively in Portuguese. It is also ideal for those who wish to gain some insights into the Portuguese culture. Suitable for complete beginners.

Course Sessions

Saturday, 9th October - 9 classes


Session ID DLAY2502C
9 Oct - 4 Dec 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher

Thursday, 3rd February - 9 classes


Session ID DLAY2501C
3 Feb - 31 Mar 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CBD
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher

This course covers general topics such as

  • Greetings and introductions;
  • Exchange personal details;
  • Where a person lives – cities, countries;
  • Transport;
  • Food – types, likes and dislikes;
  • Time – tell the time and days of the week.

Students will read and listen to dialogues, simple texts about everyday activities, and songs. Short exercises including phonetics will also be used to consolidate the new vocabulary and language structures. To develop oral communication skills, students are given opportunities to engage in short conversations on given topics.

Grammar is taught in the context of assisting students to understand how the language works. For instance, the verb “to be” is introduced to facilitate the exchange of personal information.

By the end of this course students should be able to:

  • Greet people and introduce themselves and others with confidence;
  • Engage in simple conversations and exchange personal information such as name, nationality, address, telephone number;
  • Talk about themselves and their families;
  • Write personal details: name, nationality, date and place of birth;
  • Read a short dialogue;
  • Use simple Portuguese to entertain guests;
  • Order and purchase food and goods;
  • Have a basic understanding of Portuguese culture.

None.

IF YOU HAVE HAD SOME PREVIOUS EXPOSURE TO THE LANGUAGE, YOU NEED TO CONTACT CAE FOR A FREE SKILL ASSESSMENT PRIOR TO ENROLLING.

N.B. CAE withdrawal policy does not allow for refund or transfer once the course has started in the event that the level of the class is not suitable.

Cancellations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials

***IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR LAST-MINUTE ENROLMENTS*** If you enrol on the same day this course starts, please check your confirmation email and ensure you contact the Languages Centre to receive a link to attend the online sessions at languages@cae.edu.au***

Link to purchase the book: https://languageint.com.au

Textbook:

Text: Novo Avenida Brasil 1 – Textbook & Workbook + CD, ISBN: 9788512545202.

To attend your online sessions all you need is the link we will provide (via email), a device with internet connection and a webcam.

***Cancellations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials***

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Suitable for complete beginners.

Last updated: September 22, 2021 04:58pm