Portuguese - Brazil

Lecturer(s): Florence MILON


Brazilian Portuguese classes are for beginners and false beginners. They will learn a new language, discover the various features of a continent-scale country and move beyond classic stereotypes. Portuguese is easy for Romance-language speakers. Mastery of the language opens the door to a double degree or an internship in Brazil.

Palabras clave

Brazil, Portugal, Angola, Macao, Portuguese-speaking countries, Latin America, Mercosur, academic and professional life, cross-cultural communication, cultural practices.


Courses focus on communication, oral and written comprehension through varied classroom activities (roleplays, simulations, presentations, debates, pronunciation) and studying the main historical, political and sociocultural features of Brazil. A1-A2 : acquisition of language and cultural skills in familiar situations, to meet immediate needs in everyday contexts. A2+-B1 : expanding skills to communicate easily in familiar, academic and professional situations.

Learning Outcomes

  • CEFRL (from A1 to B1), with special focus on interaction and on cultural or cross-cultural competences.
  • Learning enough skills for academic and/or professional immersion.
  • Apprehending the various realities of modern Brazil.


Final mark = 100% know-how Know-how = 50% final exam + 50% continuous course work assessment.