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

Wednesday, 12th January - 9 classes


Session ID DLV72501C
12 Jan - 16 Mar 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CBD
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher

No class on Jan.26, 2022

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.

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

ISBN: 9788512545202.

Available from:

BOOKERY , 9-11 Victoria Street, Fitzroy 3065.   Tel: 8417 9500

Order online: Foreign Language Bookshop

LANGUAGE INTERNATIONAL, 15 Station Street, Kew East Vic 3102  ph:9857 0030

 Please direct any enquiries to CAE Languages Centre on 9652 0677 or email languages@cae.edu.au

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

Suitable for complete beginners.

Last updated: September 20, 2021 04:33pm