Portuguese Language Courses - Summer 2018

Portuguese Language Courses - Summer 2018

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Register online AND confirm your registration at TII by paying your course fees (payment by credit or debit cards only).
All payments are accepted at our offices: Al Luqta Street, Qatar Foundation, Gate #2, LAS Building, First Floor.

Registration details
Dates: 11 March 2018 till 3 April 2018
Days: Sunday – Thursday
Time:  From 11 March till 22 March 2018 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
            From 25 March till 3 April 2018 from 10:00 am – 6:30 pm

Kindly note that outside the registration period our office is open until 4.00 pm

Portuguese Regular Courses

Tuition fee: QAR 1000
Textbook: QAR 150
Course duration: 8 April – 9 May 2018, 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.
Section 1: Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Textbook:  Português XXI 1 (Nova Edição), Lidel – Edições Técnicas, by Ana Tavares.

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.
Section 1: Sundays & Tuesdays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Textbook:  Português XXI 1 (Nova Edição), Lidel – Edições Técnicas, by Ana Tavares.

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.
Section 1: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Section 2: Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Textbook:  Português XXI 2 (Nova Edição), Lidel – Edições Técnicas, by Ana Tavares.

Intermediate 3

In Intermediate 3, you are prepared to tackle topics such as unemployment and voluntary work; you listen to a variety of testimonies and express your thoughts about different experiences. It is also time to talk about today’s demographics, teenagers’ world, their love for social media, and the complex challenges of aging. In the meantime, you continue to improve your pronunciation, your grammar knowledge and your vocabulary. You are actually becoming an expert in the art of finding synonyms!

Prerequisites: Intermediate 2 at this program or equivalent.
Section 1: Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Textbook:  Português XXI 3 (Nova Edição), Lidel – Edições Técnicas, by Ana Tavares.

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