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Portuguese Lessons in Washington, D.C

Since the current expert recommendation is to stay at home, why not use that extra time to develop a new skill set in Washington, D.C? Get started with online lessons and learn a language with us in a safe, convenient manner, without leaving home!

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.

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Face-to-Face 1-to-1 (Individual) General Portuguese

These Portuguese lessons fit a broader spectrum, and can be useful for those who need different things from the language. Most beginner students will have a handle of survival Portuguese by the end of their lesson, which will provide them with enough Portuguese to communicate at least at a basic level during short trips to the country, but those who require more would benefit greatly from these sessions. Typical students have been those eager to travel all over the world, those buying overseas property, those with foreign spouses, aficionados of Portuguese culture and those who just wish to pass a particular Portuguese exam. 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 intended for people who really need to learn Portuguese to help make that difference in their work. For beginners, it will be useful to learn greetings and basic business etiquette, at higher levels reading and then writing become more important. Typical students include those involved in import/export, international negotiations and acquisitions, jobseekers in multinational companies where an additional language is required, and those working with international colleagues, academia and government. Even on our most basic lesson for Beginners, students should expect to end the lesson with basic Telephone Portuguese and e-mail Portuguese skills for communications as well as Survival Portuguese required for short visits to a 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

Those wishing to learn Portuguese in groups of 2 or more together (Two-to-One Portuguese Lessons or Small Group In-Company Portuguese Lessons) can sign up for our group classes. All students must be at nearly the same level of Portuguese proficiency, must have the same needs from the language, and must be able to study at the same time and place as the others. Bookings must be made for all students simultaneously. Listen & Learn do not propose group sizes or more than 6-8 people, but In-Company Taster Portuguese Lessons can occur with up to 12 people. Inquire now about our Portuguese Courses or Take A Free Portuguese Level Test

Skype or Zoom Online 1-to-1 (Individual) General or Business Portuguese

Our native-speaking qualified Portuguese teachers can guide you and your group  at your work or at home, at a time convenient to you. Classes can take place on any day of the week - even weekends - morning, afternoon or evening. If needs be, if meeting at your office or home is not suitable, you can take your lessons at the trainer's office. Study materials are supplied for you. Inquire now about our Portuguese Courses or Take A Free Portuguese Level Test

Skype or Zoom Online Group (Closed or Open) General or Business Portuguese

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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