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Three- to six-month Portuguese courses

If you plan to study for more than a few weeks, The Language Club offers specific start dates for one- to six-month Portuguese courses.

2024 start dates​
March 18    I    August 19    I    October 7

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About the course

The courses are in groups and have a workload of 15 hours a week. 

Communicative approach to Portuguese learning 

Classes from Monday to Friday

3 to 6 students per class

     Frequently asked questions:

Do I need a student visa (Temporary Visa IV)?

For the three-month course, a tourist visa is sufficient as it allows foreigners to stay up to 90 days in Brazil. Specific requirements for a tourist visa can be verified with the Brazilian Consulate in your country. The Language Club can assist with documentation for a student visa application upon request.

Can I join the course after its start date?

Yes, joining after the start date is possible if the student's level aligns with an ongoing group. Our small groups benefit from the addition of new members, enhancing group dynamics and language practice.

Do you provide accommodation options?

Explore accommodation options here.

Do you provide immersion activities in addition to the classes?

  • We offer an initial orientation session to familiarize students with Lagoa and Floripa, covering location, commuting, safety, and area services such as restaurants, laundry, and banks. While Floripa is easy to navigate, our orientation helps students settle in and feel comfortable exploring the city independently or with newfound friends.

  • Daily coffee breaks are provided.

  • Socio-cultural gatherings are organized in the school lounge, offering conversational opportunities and activities such as learning to cook Brazilian dishes like moqueca, preparing pizza, or enjoying Brazilian music.

  • Hikes can be arranged upon demand.

  • We maintain regular communication with students to monitor their progress and satisfaction.

Grammatical content and thematic areas

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Contents for the 3-month course:

Contents for the 6-month course also include: 

Thematic areas and vocabulary:

- Verbs "SER" and "ESTAR"
- Verbs in the present and past
- Number and gender agreement
- Definite and indefinite articles
- Personal, possessive and interrogative pronouns
- Prepositions and contractions
- Adjectives
- Adverbs
- Formation of plural

- Comparatives
- Conjunctions and connectors
- Indefinite, relative and demonstrative pronouns
- Past participle forms
- Direct and indirect speech
- Conditionals and subjunctive mood

- Personal information
- Hobbies and daily routine
- Family and friends
- Work and study
- Eating
- Shopping
- Travel and tourism
- House and home
- Sports
- Climate and weather
- Health
- Transportation
- Brazilian culture 

The syllabus above applies to courses for beginners; elementary and pre-intermediate courses will follow a different syllabus

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