Brazilian Portuguese course for complete beginners

This Brazilian Portuguese for complete beginners course is designed for complete beginners who are travelling to Brazil.
The focus is on oral communication (oral and aural skills) and
the students will cover the following practical “survival skills”:

  • Greetings – Introducing yourself, your friends and your family
  • Talking about yourself, your job, tastes and hobbies
  • Travelling
  • Booking a hotel and checking in
  • Booking a table – Eating and drinking out
  • Asking for and understanding directions
  • Going shopping
  • Complaining and apologising
  • Arranging to meet
  • Telephoning – Leaving a message – Taking a message

270.00

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Course Details

Course Length : 10-week Brazilian Portuguese course for beginners
Course Venue : Online course - Zoom
Further Detail : Course for complete beginners covering practical "survival skills" to travel in Brazil.

Brazilian Portuguese course for complete beginners

This Brazilian Portuguese for complete beginners course is designed for complete beginners who are travelling to Brazil.
The focus is on oral communication (oral and aural skills) and
the students will cover the following practical “survival skills”:

  • Greetings – Introducing yourself, your friends and your family
  • Talking about yourself, your job, tastes and hobbies
  • Travelling
  • Booking a hotel and checking in
  • Booking a table – Eating and drinking out
  • Asking for and understanding directions
  • Going shopping
  • Complaining and apologising
  • Arranging to meet
  • Telephoning – Leaving a message – Taking a message

270.00

SKU: N/A Category:

Description

This is a summary of the objectives for this Portuguese course for complete beginners.

Sociolinguistic Appropriateness
To be able to establish basic social contact by using the simplest everyday polite forms of greetings, farewells, introductions, saying please, thank you, sorry etc.

Listening Comprehension (LC)
To be able to follow speech that is very slow and carefully articulated, with long pauses for him/her to assimilate meaning.

Reading Comprehension (RC)
To be able to understand very short, simple texts a single phrase at a time, picking up familiar names, words and basic phrases and rereading as required.

Spoken Interaction (SI)
To be able to interact in a simple way but communication is totally dependent on repetition at a slower rate of speech, rephrasing and repair.

Spoken Production (SP)
To be able to produce simple mainly isolated phrases about people and places.

Written Interaction (WI)
To be able to ask for or pass on personal details in written form.

Written Production (WP)
To be able to write simple phrases and sentences about themselves and imaginary people, where they live and what they do.

Fabiana has a Bachelor Degree in Brazilian and South American Literature and a Higher Diploma in Education. She has experience in teaching Portuguese to teenagers and adults from different nationalities and in different contexts. She has worked with Secondary school students for exams preparation and has taught teenagers and adults of different levels, from complete beginners to near native, both in groups and on a one-to-one basis. She taught Portuguese as a foreign language in many different companies such as Le Novo, Abbott, GE and J.P. Morgan. She enjoys teaching and believes the classes should be a place to exchange experiences and also pleasant and worthwhile for the students too. She joined Languages Unlimited in early 2016.