You will study Portuguese language in small groups (3 to 8 students) 6 class hours a week. Each session lasts 4 weeks and includes a total of 24 lessons of instruction (1 lesson = 45 minutes). Classes meet 2 times a week from 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm on Monday and Wednesday or on Tuesday and Thursday. Classes start on the first Monday of every month. We also offer Saturday group classes.
You will have lively and interactive Portuguese language classes. Portuguese classes are communicative based with an emphasis on developing speaking and listening skills. Students also learn grammar and structure and develop their reading and writing skills. The goal of our Portuguese classes is to make you comfortable using the language in any situation you may encounter in everyday life.
Our teachers will provide you with the ability and confidence you need to face the world in Portuguese. All our teachers are highly qualified native Portuguese speakers with university degrees and experience in teaching Portuguese as a foreign language.
Group Portuguese language classes are offered at 4 levels:
- Low Beginners.
- High Beginners.
- Intermediate 1.
- Intermediate 2.
Portuguese at Advanced level is offered as a private one-to-one course.
You will be placed with students of your level and will study in a setting that is comfortable for adult learners. Students must take the placement test before the beginning of their classes. If there is only one or two students in the class, the number of lessons is reduced to 12 lessons and you will receive private (semi-private) classes at a discounted rate. Private/semi-private classes may be taken one time a week for 4 weeks (3 lessons a day), or two times a week for 2 weeks (3 lessons a day).
We also offer customized private tutoring with one-to-one classes. All individual Portuguese language courses are tailor made for each student. We will analyze your individual Portuguese learning goals and create a personalized program adapted to you with regard to the course content and a timetable of your course. The tuition fee is $36.00 per lesson. Minimum package: 10 one-to-one lessons.
You can start learning Portuguese at Arizona Language Institute and continue with immersion program abroad. Portuguese Language Travel Abroad and Portuguese Language and Culture Immersion Programs are offered by Arizona Language Institute's partner Portuguese language Schools located in Brazil and Portugal. We have special agreements with our partner schools - all students of Arizona Language Institute enrolled in our Portuguese partner schools abroad will receive a 5% discount on tuition fees.
Our internationally recognized partner Portuguese language schools offer you a wide variety of Portuguese language and culture immersion courses in Porto, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Maceio. These programs will introduce you to various aspects of Portuguese and Brazilian culture and society. Portuguese language lessons at our partner schools focus on communication; beyond grammar books and written exercises, our professors include a variety of oral and listening elements with up-to-date technology to stimulate a comprehensive understanding of the Portuguese language and Culture.