This course is for complete beginners, who have never studied Portuguese before.
Evening language classes at IH London are dynamic and interactive. Your teacher speaks in the target language and uses teaching aids to help you understand. Emphasis is on spoken communication and interaction; this is achieved through pair and group work, simulations and role-plays, and is supported by systematic work on grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.
- Ask and answer simple questions about yourself
- The Alphabet
- Culture: common tourist information
- Work: professions
- Gender rules
- Daily routines vocabulary
- Present tense of regular verbs ending in -AR, -ER, -IR
- Personal pronouns
- Telling and asking the time
Family and friends
- Family members vocabulary
- Possessive pronouns
- Verb “ser”
- Describing a person’s physical appearance
- Weekend activities vocabulary
- Days of the week
- Verbs “querer” and “ir”
- Expressing your personal qualities and interests
- Writing a short e-mail inviting a friend to go out for the weekend
First steps in Portugal/Brazil
- Survival vocabulary for arrival
- Expressing reasons and intentions
- Calendar months
- Pronunciation: ç (“cê cedilhado”)
- Asking for prices and products on the first day of arrival
*There may be slight content variations. Additional content might be included when general progress is good, or content may vary according to students’ interests.
- Average class size 8 – 10 (maximum 14)
- Minimum student age for Portuguese evening classes – 18 years +
- Classes will take place at either our Stukeley Street or Southampton Row sites TBC. Both are 5 minutes walk from Holborn tube station.
- Class length is 2 hours per week
- Course runs for 6 weeks
- Classes takes place weekday evenings 18.30 – 20.30
Tuesdays 14/01/2020 – 18/02/2020
Wednesdays 08/04/2020 – 13/05/2020: ONLINE
Thursdays 09/07/2020 – 13/08/2020
Mondays 28/09/2020 – 02/11/2020
The language programme includes:
Lesson summaries, notes and resources online
Support and advice from Portuguese language teachers
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