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NONAC09071

Portuguese Conversation - Level 1

Non-accredited Short Course

Olá, Queensland! Step into the broad and vibrant Portuguese-speaking world with our short course.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Southport Start date: 24 Jan 2023 Duration: 3 hours per night
STUDY LOCATIONS Gold Coast
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$450

Course overview

Portuguese is the Girl from Ipanema and Rio de Janeiro language! It is all around the Brazilian Amazon forest and is spoken by renowned soccer players as King Pelé, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar. Portuguese is the mother language of great navigators and writers from Portugal. It is also spoken in the stunning coastline of the Cape Verde archipelago as well as in Mozambique, Angola, Guinea-Bissau, Timor-Leste, Equatorial Guinea, São Tomé and Principe and the Chinese autonomous territory of Macau. More than 265 million people speak Portuguese on the planet.

5 May is the "World Portuguese Language Day". According to UNESCO, “Portuguese remains, today, a major language of international communication and a language with a strong geographical projection, destined to increase”. (https://www.unesco.org/en/days/portuguese-language-day)

The aim of this course is to provide an introductory study in the vocabulary and structures of Portuguese and to develop a functional level of communicative proficiency. Students will also be introduced to various aspects of the society and culture of Portuguese-speaking nations.

Why study Portuguese at TAFE?

We know that learning another language extends, diversifies and enriches people’s cognitive, social and linguistic development. Studying a foreign language is to travel to a new speaking-world and to connect with new gastronomy, music, clothing, stories and more. Also, literacy skills acquired in another language always enhance skills in one’s first language.

No previous knowledge is required. Aimed at beginners, Portuguese Conversation - Level 1 seeks to develop all the basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The emphasis throughout will be on communicative skills both oral and written.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Correctly recognise, pronounce and use a wide variety of vocabulary
  • Understand and use the basic structures of the Portuguese grammar
  • Read and understand basic documents
  • Write complete sentences and short paragraphs
  • Use internet and other sources to follow up on Portuguese language and culture

Course outcome:

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Why study Portuguese at TAFE?

We know that learning another language extends, diversifies and enriches people’s cognitive, social and linguistic development. Studying a foreign language is to travel to a new speaking-world and to connect with new gastronomy, music, clothing, stories and more. Also, literacy skills acquired in another language always enhance skills in one’s first language.

No previous knowledge is required. Aimed at beginners, Portuguese Conversation - Level 1 seeks to develop all the basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The emphasis throughout will be on communicative skills both oral and written.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Correctly recognise, pronounce and use a wide variety of vocabulary
  • Understand and use the basic structures of the Portuguese grammar
  • Read and understand basic documents
  • Write complete sentences and short paragraphs
  • Use internet and other sources to follow up on Portuguese language and culture
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Southport
24 Jan 2023
3 hours per night
Part time 10 sessions
Tuesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $450

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Portuguese Conversation - Level 1 (NONAC09071)

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Portuguese Conversation - Level 1

COURSE CODE: NONAC09071
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Students are asked to bring a pen & paper for note taking.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.