Who is meant for...

This course is for anyone who wishes to take the first step in learning Portuguese and it will help people who live in or visit Portugal to have the necessary basic skills of communication.

Overall Goal

The main goal of this course is to teach the basics of the Portuguese language, in a way that everyone can write and understand simple written and spoken sentences, present himself/herself and speak about everyday situations.

Specific Goals

At the end of this course you should be able to:
  • Have a simple conversation
  • Give personal information and understand given information in this context
  • Talk about countries, cities and nationalities
  • Talk about situations of everyday life (ex. at the post office, bank, bakery, etc.)
  • Express questions and preferences
  • Write an easy letter using simple vocabulary
  • Use the vocabulary and some goal frases about the human body and health.

Course Programme

  • The first contact with the Portuguese language– the alphabet, salutations and sounds
  • How to present yourself and others, nationalities, professions and the negative form
  • Family: family relations, the time, daily routine, possessive pronoums
  • Directions: knowing your way around, using prepositions of place
  • Describing your home: vocabulary and grammar tips
  • At the table: meals, food and beverages, how to cook and how to order
  • Fashion and clothing: men, women, colours, patterns and sizes
  • Body and mind: the human body, going to the doctor and describing symptoms, health and well-being

  • Certificate

    Participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion in the end of the course.

    How it works

    The class is taught by a specialized and qualified trainer. Our trainers are Portuguese and teach their mother tongue, but speak and understand English and/or German and French. In the end of the course, the student will be awarded with a CLCC Diploma with proof of attendance.

    General Information...

    TypeGeneral Course
    Duration50 hours - 10 weeks
    Starting datePlease contact us for more information about the starting date
    Area of Certification nº.-222 Línguas e literaturas estrangeiras

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    Portuguese Beginners

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    • Address: CLCC, R.D.Maria Luísa, 122, Jardim Gil Eanes, 8500-684 Portimão, Algarve, Portugal

    • Phone: (+351) 282 430 250

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    • Email: geral@clcc.pt

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