Portuguese 5

Course Dates: 17/04/23 - 03/07/23
Time: 19:30 - 21:10
Location: Online
Improve your advanced Portuguese on this communicative course with the emphasis on listening and speaking skills, to enable you to communicate in Portuguese-speaking countries. Ideal if you have studied Portuguese for five years or equivalent.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00

Course Code: LP530

Mon, eve, 17 Apr - 03 Jul '23

Duration: 9 sessions (over 12 weeks)

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What is the course about?

The course aims to provide further knowledge and understanding of the Portuguese language and to develop the 4 language skills. It also gives an insight into Portuguese-speaking countries' cultures and ways of life.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

We will continue developing all four skills, with emphasis on speaking and listening.Homework will be given for a complete integration of all skills.
Topics: to be decided with the group in the first lesson.
Grammar: revision-to be agreed with the group.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Be able to use all tenses confidently including the subjunctive and talk about all the topics discussed during the course.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You should be able to express yourself in Portuguese fairly accurately, especially the use of present, future and the various forms of past tense and use of the subjunctive and you will have studied Portuguese for at least five years.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Based on the tutor’s own materials. If a book is recommended, please try the European Bookshop by selecting 'City Lit' and the language you are studying at this web page or call them at 020 7734 5259. If you state on the website, by phone or in the shop that you are studying with us, you can claim a 10% discount. You might be asked for your student number.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Please discuss with your tutor.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.