Sunday, 20 April 2014

Brazilian Portuguese

Summer Term 2014

The dates for the new courses are now available! To book your place on our Summer Term please click here.

Canning House runs 10 week Brazilian Portuguese Language Courses which are taught by experience and qualified native Brazilian speakers. 

Unsure of your level?

If you are unsure of the level you should register for, we run assessments before the courses begin which will give you a chance to speak to one of our tutors and decide on a level together. The assessments are a 15 minute conversation with the tutor and will allow the teachers to understand you as a student and what you are trying to achieve.

Our assessment dates for the second term of courses are:

April 22nd - 18:00 - 20:00
April 29th - 18:00 - 20:00

If you would like to book an assessment please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will get back to you with available times within this slot.

Our course levels are:
Beginner
Elementary
Lower Intermediate
Upper Intermediate
Advanced
Brazilian Portuguese for Spanish Speakers

Course fees are £220 for the 10 week course or £200 for members.

Our classrooms are located a 2 minute walk from Marble Arch station at Marble Arch Tower, First Floor, 55 Bryanston Street, London, W1H 7AA.

Examples of our classrooms: Wifi access is available free of charge in all our classrooms. 

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How to find us:

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Contact Details:
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020 7811 5605 

Beginners Brazilian Portuguese for Spanish Speakers

10 Week Course (2 hour sessions)
 
Saturdays 10.30am - 12.30pm
 
10 May - 19 July 2014 (Calendar) ENROL
 
This course has been specifically tailored for Spanish speakers. It is an accelerated combination of our first two standard levels. Upon completion of this course, most students can expect to progess to our third tier course - Lower Intermediate.
 
The topics for this course are: first contact around -  name, nationality, occupation, address. Numbers, days of the week, months, arranging time and place, transport, day-to-day activities, invitations, eating and drinking, past information. Hotel reservations, orientation in the city, daily routine, the Brazilian calendar.
 
You will know how to greet and introduce yourself and other people and to ask and give personal information,  tell the time, talk about daily activities, make plans, order food and drinks, ask for information and talk about past activities. You will talk about the daily routine, express wishes, preferences and doubts, to confirm something/to complain, ask for directions/location, to give advice, to define and identify things, to express contentment, to compare and contrast.

Grammar: Alphabet, personal/possessive/demonstrative pronouns, main prepositions, modal verbs (main ones), present simple, nouns: masculine/feminine, plural/singular, immediate future, simple past. Prepositions of place, imperative form, possessive pronouns: dele, dela, more plural nouns, more adjectives, irregular verbs, present continuous, comparative, further work on the past tense.
 
Course fees:
£200 (members) / £220 (non-members)

For more information on this course please contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 0207 811 5605.

If you are a member of Canning House, please log in to secure your discount. If you experience any difficulties please get in touch.

ENROL HERE

Brazilian Portuguese Beginners

10 Week Course (2 Hour sessions)
 
Tuesday 6.30-8.30pm 
 
13 May - 15 July 2014 (Calendar) ENROL
 
 For those new to the language with no experience, this course will give you the basics - how to introduce yourself, numbers, the alphabet, pronuciation, directions, ordering, shopping, verbs in the present and simple past. More detailed syllabus available here. 
Course fees:
 
£200 (members) / £220 (non-members)
 
For more information, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0207 811 5605
 
If you are a member of Canning House, please log in to secure your discount. If you encounter any problems please get in touch.
 

Brazilian Portuguese Elementary

10 week course (2 hour sessions)

Mondays, 6.30pm - 8.30pm

12 May - 21 July 2014 (Calendar) ENROL

This course covers useful vocabulary for comparisons, descriptions, how to give and receive information, the Imperative, the Gerund, working with past and present tenses. More detailed syllabus available here.

Course fees:
 
£200 (members) / £220 (non-members)

For more information on this course please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0207 811 5605.

If you are a member of Canning House, please log in to secure your discount. If you experience any difficulties please get in touch.

ENROL HERE

 

Brazilian Portuguese Advanced

10 Week Course (2 hour sessions)
 
Wednesdays, 6.30pm - 8.30pm

14 May - 16 July 2014 (Calendar) ENROL

This course will introduce more sophisticated structures/vocabulary. With a strong focus on Portuguese for the work place, students will learn techniques for report writing, briefings, presentations, interviews and problem solving. Students will also engage in debates and discussions on more complex topics such as Brazilian economic issues and politics whilst revising and consolidating advanced grammar and vocabulary. More detailed syllabus available here.

Course fees:
£200 (members) / £220 (non-members)

For more information on this course please contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 0207 811 5605

If you are a member of Canning House, please log in to secure your discount. If you experience any difficulties please get in touch.

ENROL HERE