Portuguese

BLOC 1

WHAT YOU LEARN

  • The alphabet, pronunciation, and tongue twisters
  • Greetings and introductions
  • Popular expressions, adverbs, adjectives
  • Weather and the seasons
  • Describing daily routines, practical dialogues, idioms
  • Making plans and casual conversation
  • Brazilian music, culture, and expressing likes and dislikes
  • Time, days of the week, months, numerals, cultural tips
  • Making appointments and describing needs

BLOC 2

WHAT YOU LEARN

  • Planning a vacation and tourist attractions
  • Checking into a hotel and making comparisons
  • To go, to do, to have, to make
  • Geographic regions of Brazil
  • Family tree, describing people
  • Doctors appointments, symptoms, and parts of the body
  • Popular expressions related to body parts
  • Going to the bank, restaurants, shopping
  • Getting groceries
  • Talking about family and childhood
  • Occupations and professions, job interviews, building resumes
  • Moving overseas

BLOC 3

What You Learn

  • Give and receive information effectively
  • Describe tasks and chores
  • Offer advice
  • Effectively handle travel situations
  • Describe current events
  • Successfully communicate with colleagues and managers
  • Explain business plans
  • Open, hold, and close meetings
  • Debate strengths, weaknesses and opportunities

BLOC 4

What You Learn

  • Network
  • Give speeches
  • Produce clear, well-structured, detailed reports on complex subjects
  • Develop customer relationships
  • Express yourself in a precise way taking into account even the most complex cultural subtleties
  • You will be able to operate comfortably with polished communication skills in business, social, and academic settings