Portuguese Lessons in Philadelphia
Our Portuguese teachers are fully qualified to teach their native tongue. They can train you and, if need be, the rest of your group at a time that is suitable for you, at your home or place of work. Sessions can take place whichever day and whatever time works best, even weekends: whether it be morning, afternoon, or evening. If circumstances arise where your home or office is unavailable, the classes can be held at your trainer's office. Resources for the lesson are provided for you.
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 Portuguese lessons are driven towards people who have a requirement to learn Portuguese to bolster their work output. For novices, you will find it useful to learn basic greetings and business etiquette; and once you have become more proficient then reading and writing will come to the fore. Typical students include those concerned with import/export, those seeking work in multinational companies, international negotiations, and anyone working with international colleagues or administration. Even on our most rudimentary beginners lesson, students can expect to finish the lesson with decent telephone and e-mail Portuguese, as well as a good enough grip on the language for a short trip to the country. 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
The Portuguese lessons are also available for 2 or more people studying together (Two-to-One Portuguese Lesson or Small Group In-Company Portuguese Lesson). All participants must have the same level, the same business or general language needs and be able to study at the same time in the same location. The booking must be made for all participants at the same time. Listen & Learn do not recommend group classes of more than 6-8 people although In-Company Taster Portuguese Lessons can be run with up to 12 people. Inquire now about our Portuguese Courses or Take A Free Portuguese Level Test
Skype Online 1-to-1 (Individual) General or Business Portuguese
Our native speaker qualified Portuguese language teachers can train you and your colleagues at your office or home at a time to suit you. Classes can be any day of the week (even weekends) in the morning, afternoon or evening. In certain circumstances, if your home or office is not suitable, you can take your classes at the trainer's office. Lesson books are provided. 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
Portuguese Language Essentials
Top Portuguese Food/Drink
- 1) Alheira (Portuguese sausage)
- 2) Arroz de Tamboril (Portuguese Monkfish rice dish)
- 3) Cachaça (Brazilian sugarcane juice)
Top 3 Portuguese Survival Phrases
- 1) Bom dia (Good morning)
- 2) Fala inglês? (Do you speak English)
- 3) Você falaria mais lento, por favor? (Would you speak slower please?)
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)
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 makes
- 1) Mixing up gender.
- 2) Saying words as they would sound in Spanish.
- 3) Not pronouncing nasal vowels
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