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Portuguese Level 5, Part 3

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Credit level:

Not for credit


15 hours

Available course dates:

From: 22 April 2024 To: 08 July 2024

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 3


  • Literature and the arts in Lusophone countries
  • Indigenous cultures
  • Festivities in Lusophone countries
  • Students will also be given the opportunity to present a topic of their own choice to discuss in class


  • Debating and using debate techniques
  • Describing past events
  • Giving advice and expressing likes, wishes and feelings
  • Expressing probabilities and possibilities
  • Distinguishing different types of prose


  • The passive: gerund and past participle
  • Uses of prepositions at advanced level
  • Idioms, expressions and proverbial expressions
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • False friends
  • "If" clauses

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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