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Where are you at? (1 Beginner–10 Fluent)

Beginners A2

This intensive course is for those who have already a basic foundation in Portuguese and now strive toward the level A2 (the second level on the CEFR scale):

CEFR Scale

Like the A1 level, the A2 level implies that you can understand and use basic expressions pertaining to your everyday life and immediate environment. However, you can now take it a little further. For instance, you are able to describe your daily routines, work, family and personal interests in some detail. You are also able to talk in simple terms about topics such as shopping or traveling.

This is an all-round course, meaning that you’ll be working on all dimensions of language learning (in reference to the A2 level):

  • pronunciation
  • listening comprehension
  • reading comprehension
  • oral interaction
  • grammar

Not sure if you should enroll in the A1 or A2 course?

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Beginners A1

This intensive course is for you who didn’t reach yet level A1 (the first level on the CEFR scale):

CEFR Scale

Shortly, the A1 level entails that you can understand and use simple expressions within those basic realms of everyday life. For instance, you should be able to introduce yourself and ask and answer questions about personal details such as where you live or what you do for a living, among others.

This is an all-round course, meaning that you’ll be working on all dimensions of language learning (in reference to the A1 level):

  • pronunciation
  • listening comprehension
  • reading comprehension
  • oral interaction
  • grammar

Not sure if you should enroll in the A1 or A2 course?

Take this assessment test

There are plenty of interesting options for our accommodation. It will most likely be a countryside house near Tavira.

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Where are you at? (1 Beginner–10 Fluent)

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Portuguese Reflexive Verbs

Portuguese Reflexive Verbs and Pronouns

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Portuguese Question Words

Portuguese Question Words

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Forming the Plural in Portuguese

Forming the Plural in Portuguese

This article teaches you how to form plurals in Portuguese. Learning the main singular-to-plural spelling conversion patterns is very helpful, more than you might think. Here’s why. In Portuguese, words belonging to several word classes are spelled differently depending on…

Gender of Portuguese Words

Gender of Portuguese Words

Like other Romance languages, Portuguese nouns are gender-marked being either masculine or feminine. But the gender dimension in Portuguese extends well beyond nouns. For instance, word classes such as adjectives, pronouns, and articles will inflect to conform to the gender…