The Elementary course – It will introduce students to listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. On this level students will master essential grammar structures, pronunciation, basic vocabulary and phrases. Conversation will emphasize the development of vocabulary and Portuguese grammar skills necessary for basic conversation (including telephone calls, shopping, daily routine, family, job, etc.). Already on this level our students learn how to ask and answer questions using 4 verbal tenses in the indicative mood of verbs ended in -AR simultaneously in one lesson! Here are they: simple present, simple past, present continuous and going to – future. After finishing this course students can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases and interact in a simple way.

Meet Other Courses:

The Pre-Intermediate course– It will further develop vocabulary, and introduce students to more complex sentence structure and higher level grammatical skills focusing on speaking.

The Intermediate course– The main objective of this course is to enhance the students’ abilities to converse freely on a variety of topics such as work, travelling, study, leisure time, etc.

The Advanced course – On this level it’s assumed that students have achieved all the basic grammatical skills,

The Survival Course – Portuguese’n Vacation for tourists on short vacation in Rio or even for Newcomers;

The In-Company Course which is our regular course at your company which can be one -to- one or in groups; The students learn business vocabulary when they are in the Pre-Intermediate level;

Carioquinha Kids – for kids between 6 – 11 years old. Kids learn to speak Portuguese with a focus on the oral skill in a natural way (learn by doing). We offer a complimentary class for your child, so that both the parents and the child can see our methodology in action.)

Online Course (LIVE / REAL TIME) is for those who live in/outside Brazil and would like to learn Portuguese in the Carioca way. During the Online classes our students can learn Portuguese as if they were in one of our classes! Sign up to our Online course today and speak Português Carioca NOW!

***The complete course at Português Carioca lasts for 190 hours. Our classes can be 1h15 min , 1h30 min or 2h long. The course will be shorter or longer than 190 hours depending on this choice.