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Portuguese Level 5, Part 1

Key information

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Course type:


Credit level:

Not for credit


15 hours

Available course dates:

From: 09 October 2023 To: 11 December 2023

Course overview

By studying Portuguese Level 5, you will be be able to understand a range of spoken and written discourses in different styles: factual, journalistic and non-specialist technical with ease. You will be able to express yourself orally and in written form using a range of accurate vocabulary and appropriate register, stating an opinion with confidence and be able to refine your intercultural competence by accessing political, historical and cultural information from a variety of sources.

What does this course cover?

Part 1


  • Advertising
  • Every day events
  • Social life
  • The media


  • Describing people and objects
  • Using prepositional phrases
  • Narrating events/describing
  • Exchanging and evaluating information


  • Colloquial expressions
  • Verbal periphrasis
  • Uses of different Past Tenses
  • Uses of the Imperative with direct and indirect object pronouns
  • Comprehension and use of complex structures in written texts and oral discourse

What will I achieve?

After successfully completing all three parts of this course, students will have achieved the equivalent of B2/C1 level of the CEFR, level 4 of the RQF.

Students will be able to progress onto Portuguese Level 6 at the King's Language Centre.


*The above is an indication of content that may be covered over the duration of the course but it could vary depending on the level and progress of students in the class.

Course status:

Places available

Full fee £250

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