Brazilian Portuguese: Beginner Level 2 *Online*

Portuguese, the native language of Brazil, is spoken by approximately 180 million people around the world, including one million in Massachusetts! This series of engaging courses emphasizes spoken production and interaction. This level is for students who have at least 10 hours of classroom time in Brazilian Portuguese within the last year, can ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need in Brazilian Portuguese, and can use simple phrases and sentences to describe where they live and the people they know. Following the guidelines of the Common European Framework of Reference, students at this level will learn to identify common words concerning their immediate concrete surroundings, read very simple sentences, ask and answer simple questions on very familiar topics, and write a short, simple note. Instructor: Allan Oliveira



Start Date

September 14, 2021









9 Tuesdays, 6-7:30pm. Begins Sep. 14

This class will meet online using Zoom. The Zoom link and information on how to join will be emailed to you. Please also check your spam folder.
If you register 12 hours or less before the class begins or after the start date, please contact for the link.

Please note, this course requires the additional purchase of a textbook: Colloquial Portuguese of Brazil 3rd Edition by Viviane Gontijo (ISBN: 978-0415743969)

Instructors: Allan Oliveira


Allan Oliveira

Allan Oliveira has had a long relationship with Brazilian culture studies. He is anthropologist and has made studies about Brazilian music, literature and history. Currently, he is doing a fieldwork about Brazilian musicians working in Boston area and he is the curator of an exhibition of Brazilian movies held by Digaí, a cultural space in Boston.