Portuguese for Spanish Speakers *Online*

Portuguese and Spanish are both Romance languages, closely related in vocabulary and grammar. For speakers of Spanish, it can be a challenge to study Portuguese because of this close linguistic relationship. This class is for advanced and native speakers of Spanish who would like a quick, solid introduction to Brazilian Portuguese. Instructor: Maria Fernanda Salles



Start Date

January 10, 2024









8 Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm. Begins Jan. 10 No class Feb. 21

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 zoom@ccae.org for the link.

There is no text book for this class. The instructor will provide all materials.

Instructors: Maria Fernanda Salles


Maria Fernanda Salles

Maria Fernanda Salles was born in Rio de Janeiro and graduated from UNISUAM (Rio de Janeiro).

Maria has been teaching Portuguese and Spanish for 15 years. In Brazil, she worked for a Public School and The British School teaching Spanish. In 2014 she moved to the Dominican Republic and taught at the UASD (Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo) known as the first university in America. She also taught Portuguese for almost 3 years at the Centro Cultural Brasil República Dominicana. This cultural center is part of the Embassy of Brazil in Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic. During the pandemic she also started to teach Portuguese online for Casa do Brasil in Mexico.

Maria loves books, cultural activities, traveling, dogs and everything about languages and culture.