Portuguese Courses (7 Nov - 13 Dec)

Portuguese Courses (7 Nov - 13 Dec)

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Registration detailsDates: ongoing till  Wednesday 1 November during week days
Days: Sunday – Thursday
Time:10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Kindly note that the Language Center is closed during the Eid holiday

​Portuguese Regular Courses 

Tuition fee: QAR 1000
Textbook: QAR 150
Course duration: 7 Nov – 13 Dec 2017, 20 hours

Beginner 1

Would you like to embark on learning the 4th most spoken language in the world, or to go back to your roots? This course will get you started. It is designed to provide the true beginner with basic linguistic competence to understand and use daily expressions common to any part of the Portuguese-speaking world. Within contextualized everyday settings, you practice sharing personal information, meeting people, interacting in a café or a restaurant and discussing everyday activities.

Prerequisites: No prior knowledge of Portuguese is expected. 
Textbook:  Português XXI 1 (Nova Edição), Lidel – Edições Técnicas, by Ana Tavares.

Section 1: Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 8:50 pm

Beginner 2

Do you have some Portuguese basics and wish to learn some more? Then come and join the Beginner 2 course! This course focuses on practicing Portuguese language skills in authentic and semi-authentic situations.  Through a variety of activities, including role play, you gain the confidence to explore the language and build on your knowledge. You practice talking about leisure activities, making plans, discussing hobbies, talking about the weather, comparing habits, etc.

Prerequisites: Beginner 1 at this program or equivalent.
Textbook:  Português XXI 1 (Nova Edição), Lidel – Edições Técnicas, by Ana Tavares.

Section 1: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 am – 12.20 pm
Section 2: Sundays & Tuesdays, 7:00 pm – 8:50 pm

Beginner 3

If you know some Portuguese and want to continue learning, Beginner 3 is the right course for you. At this level, you build upon what you have learned in Beginner 2. You work on your pronunciation, improve your formal Portuguese and learn some idiomatic expressions. You also develop greater fluency in everyday situations, such as shopping, describing people and places, giving directions, discussing instructions, describing a city and talking about traditions and past events.

Prerequisites: Beginner 2 at this program or equivalent.
Textbook:  Português XXI 1 (Nova Edição), Lidel – Edições Técnicas, by Ana Tavares.

Section 1: Sundays & Tuesdays, 7:00 pm – 8:50 pm

Pre-Intermediate 1

At this level, you are ready to handle somewhat more complicated conversations and acquire more sophisticated grammatical structures.  You practice asking and answering questions and develop your comprehension and expressive skills. Through a variety of activities, you acquire sufficient linguistic competence to give information about yourself, to advise someone and to understand interviews, advertisements, and instructions on a variety of topics.

Prerequisites: Beginner 4 at this program or equivalent.
Textbook:  Português XXI 1 (Nova Edição), Lidel – Edições Técnicas, by Ana Tavares.

Section 1: Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 8:50 pm

Pre-intermediate 4

In this course you practice your Portuguese language skills while discussing topics such as popular festivities, traditions and stories, as well as traditional and modern professions. You become acquainted with different Portuguese language varieties and learn about very interesting cultural traditions and natural wonders of several Portuguese speaking countries. You work on all four skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening), continue to refine your pronunciation and expand your vocabulary and range of idiomatic expressions.

Prerequisites: Pre-intermediate 3 at this program or equivalent.
Textbook:  Português XXI 2 (Nova Edição), Lidel – Edições Técnicas, by Ana Tavares.

Section 1: Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:00 pm – 6:50 pm

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