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 eight-week program is held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at our 2160 Yonge Street location.
In-person classes (8 weeks)
Tuesday, March 29th until Thursday, May 19th Registration deadline: March 16th
Tuesday, June 7th until Thursday, July 28th Registration deadline: May 27th
Tuesday, August 16th until Thursday, October 6th Registration deadline: August 5th
Tuesday, October 25th until Thursday, December 15th Registration deadline: October 14th
Group Portuguese Courses Online
These eleven-week programs are held on Saturdays from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Online classes (11 weeks)
Saturday, January 29th until Saturday, April 9th Registration deadline: January 21st
Saturday, April 23rd until Saturday, July 2nd Registration deadline: April 15th
Saturday, July 16th until Saturday, September 24th Registration deadline: July 8th
Saturday, October 8th until Saturday, December 17th Registration deadline: September 30th
Private Portuguese Language Programs:
Please note: An additional 35% surcharge will be added to the course fee for private classes held off-campus within Toronto.