Portuguese Level 1
Our introductory Portuguese course is ideal for students without any prior knowledge of the language. Units 1 to 5 of Fala Brasil (textbook included in course fee) will be covered. Themes covered include the following: introductions, vocabulary for common topics (seasons, weather, colours, food, sports, hobbies, the human body, familiar objects, clothing, etc.), describing places and people, ordering food in a restaurant, making hotel and travel reservations, and speaking on the phone. Grammar topics include masculine and feminine nouns, singular and plural forms, regular verbs (and common irregular ones), questions and negation, past and future tenses, articles, possessives and demonstratives.
Portuguese Level 2
The Level 2 Portuguese course reviews units 1 to 5 of Fala Brasil and goes on to cover units 6 to 10. Themes include money, shopping, work, Brazilian regional culture, clothing, family, and music. Grammar topics include present continuous, irregular verbs, comparatives and superlatives, haver, ficar, saber, poder, querer, pronouns, diminutive forms, past tenses including past perfect, prepositions (para, por, de, até), pronouns (reflexive, direct object, indirect object), direct and indirect speech.
Portuguese Level 3
Hansa's Level 3 Portuguese course reviews everything in level 1 and 2 and goes on to finish Fala Brasil. Themes include haircuts, renting an apartment, correspondence, reading fiction, phone conversations, emergencies, eating out. Grammar topics include suffixes, prepositions, present and past perfect, passive voice, imperatives, continuous tenses, conjunctions, and the subjunctive.
Payment and registration must be received before the registration deadline. Books and materials are included within the course tuition.
Group Portuguese Courses in Toronto
The six-week program is held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM at our 2160 Yonge Street location.
In-person classes (6 weeks)
Tuesday, January 10th until Thursday, February 16th Registration deadline: Friday, December 30th
Tuesday, March 7th until Thursday, April 13th Registration deadline: Friday, February 24th
Tuesday, May 2nd until Thursday, June 8th Registration deadline: Friday, April 21st
Tuesday, June 27th until Thursday, August 3rd Registration deadline: Friday, June 16th
Tuesday, August 22nd until Thursday, September 28th Registration deadline: Friday, August 11th
Tuesday, October 24th until Thursday, November 30th Registration deadline: Friday, October 13th
Group Portuguese Courses Online
These ten-week programs are held on Saturdays from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Online classes (10 weeks)
Saturday, January 28th until Saturday, April 1st Registration deadline: Wednesday, January 18th
Saturday, April 22nd until Saturday, June 24th Registration deadline: Wednesday, April 12th
Saturday, July 15th until Saturday, September 16th Registration deadline: Wednesday, July 5th
Saturday, October 7th until Saturday, December 9th Registration deadline: Wednesday, September 27th
Private Portuguese Language Programs:
Sign up for 10 hours
CAD$ 550 + HST
per 10 hours
Sign up for 25 hours
CAD$ 1300 + HST
per 25 hours
Sign up for 50 hours
CAD$ 2450 + HST
per 50 hours
Sign up for 100 hours
CAD$ 4600 + HST
per 100 hours
Please note: An additional 35% surcharge will be added to the course fee for private in-person classes held off-campus within Toronto.