Portuguese Lessons in Austin
You and your group can be trained by our native speaker qualified Portuguese teachers, and can meet at your place of work or home at a time convenient to you. Tutorials can take place any day of the week, including weekends, and can be scheduled for the morning, afternoon or evening. If your home or office is not suitable for you, you can attend the lesson at the teacher's offices. You will be provided with all relevant lesson materials.
Skype Online 1-to-1 (Individual) General or Business Portuguese
You and your group can be trained by our native speaker qualified Portuguese teachers, and can meet at your place of work or home at a time convenient to you. Tutorials can take place any day of the week, including weekends, and can be scheduled for the morning, afternoon or evening. If your home or office is not suitable for you, you can attend the lesson at the teacher's offices. You will be provided with all relevant lesson materials. Inquire now about our Portuguese Courses or Take A Free Portuguese Level Test
Skype Online Group (Closed or Open) General or Business Portuguese
If there are 2 or more of you with the same level of Portuguese, the same targets within the language, and be able to study at the same time and location, then you'll be happy to know that these Portuguese lessons can also be made available for Two-to-One Portuguese Lessons or Small Group In-Company Portuguese Lessons. Listen & Learn do not generally recommend classes of more than 6-8 people, although Taster lessons in Portuguese can run with up to 12 people. Bookings must be made for all participants at the same time. Inquire now about our Portuguese Courses or Take A Free Portuguese Level Test
Face-to-Face 1-to-1 (Individual) General Portuguese
Portuguese lessons of this type are broader and are aimed towards students with a variety of requirements. While all beginner level students will cover survival Portuguese - needed for short visits to countries where English isn't widely spoken, or if you wish to 'go local'; those studying Portuguese usually go in different directions at this point, depending on what they need. Those who have benefitted from these Portuguese classes have been those investing in or buying property overseas, those married to overseas nationals, people setting off on a round-the-world trip, enthusiasts in Portuguese culture, and those enthusiastic to pass a specific exam in Portuguese. Inquire now about our Portuguese Courses or Take A Free Portuguese Level Test
Face-to-Face 1-to-1 (Individual) Business Portuguese
These lessons in Portuguese are meant for those that feel that learning Portuguese would make a change in their work. For starters, it is expedient to learn how to say hello/goodbye, as well as basic business protocol; once the basics have been mastered, reading and writing come to the fore. Students who have greatly benefitted have been involved in import/export, international negotiations and acquisitions, jobseekers in multinational companies where another language is required, and those working in the international academia and government circuits. Even on our most fundamental beginner's lesson, students can anticipate ending the lesson with basic telephone Portuguese and e-mail Portuguese skills for communicating, as well as survival Portuguese if a short visit to the country is needed. Inquire now about our Portuguese Courses or Take A Free Portuguese Level Test
Face-to-Face Closed (Private) Group General or Business Portuguese
2 or more people can benefit studying Portuguese together as these Portuguese lessons are also offered to groups (Two-to-One Portuguese Lesson or Small Group In-Company Portuguese Lesson). Every student must have the same degree of knowledge of the language, the same business or language needs and the ability to study at the same time and place as everybody else. The booking has to be made for all students at the same time. Listen & Learn do not advocate group sessions of more than 6-8 people, though Taster Portuguese Lessons can be experienced by up to 12 people. Inquire now about our Portuguese Courses or Take A Free Portuguese Level Test
Face-to-Face Open Group General Portuguese Lessons
Lessons in Portuguese are also accessible for 2 or more studying in tandem (Two-to-One Portuguese Lesson or Small Group In-Company Portuguese Lesson). All those involved must have around the same experience of the language, similar needs of areas of proficiency, and must be able to work at the same time and place. Bookings must be made for all students at the same time. Listen & Learn do not advise classes of more than 6-8 people, although In-Company Taster Portuguese sessions can be run with as many as 12 people. Inquire now about our Portuguese Courses or Take A Free Portuguese Level Test
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Portuguese Language Essentials
Top Portuguese Idioms & Proverbs
- 1) Ajoelhou, tem que rezar. ("Kneeled and now has to pray.")
- 2) Procurando pêlo em ovo. ("Searching for a hair in the egg.")
- 3) Dá Deus nozes a quem não tem dentes. ("God gives nuts to those who don't have teach.")
Portuguese Slang Words & Phrases
- 1) Não tô nem aí! (I couldn't care less!)
- 2) Busão (bus)
- 3) Dar uma geral. (Clean up/Tidy up)
The Easiest Things About Learning Portuguese
- 1) It’s easy to grasp the fundamentals.
- 2) It’s very similar to other Romance languages.
- 3) Portuguese speakers appreciate your efforts.
3 Surprising Facts About Portuguese
- 1) Portuguese was officially declared a language in 1290.
- 2) Three new letters were added to its alphabet in 2009.
- 3) There are over 5 million native Portuguese speakers in Africa.
Top 3 mistakes Portuguese students make
- 1) Mixing up gender.
- 2) Saying words as they would sound in Spanish.
- 3) Not pronouncing nasal vowels
Top Portuguese Dialects
- 1) Brazilian
- 2) European
- 3) Angolan