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Portuguese courses

TaalTaal offers quality Portuguese courses on several levels. Our groups are small and dynamic, so you will have lots of personal attention and guidance.

The new season starts in the week of 22 April 2024 and consists of 11 lessons of 120 minutes.

It is possible to sign up for a course that is already running. Please take into account about 2.5 hours of self-study and homework next to the regular courses.

Are you interested in signing up? Please use the sign up buttons located under each course description. If you have any questions, you're welcome to call us, send an e-mail or use the contact form.

OK Starting September 2023, TaalTaal will offer an upgraded course program with regular lessons of 2 hours each so that you will make progress more quickly at a pace that's still comfortable. If you're an existing student and would like to learn which follow-up class is the best fit for you, please feel free to contact us.

Please note: private lessons and intensive courses can be started at any time.

Course overview

Português Básico 1 (A0-A1)

week commencing 22 April
€355

For whom: For beginners with no prior knowledge of Portuguese.

Result after the course: You can handle daily life situations in Portuguese. You know numerals, simple grammar and plurals. You can have short conversations in Portuguese. You know how to pronounce Spanish words and you've learned basic grammar rules such as personal pronouns, adjectives and regular and some irregular verbs. You are able to have short conversations in Spanish and you can read short texts and answer questions about the content.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks:

* Tuesday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs
* Wednesday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com.

book

Português XXI -nova ediçao 1 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789460306266)

book

Português XXI - caderno de exercícios €40.00

(ISBN: 9789460306273)

Português Básico 2 (A1)

week commencing 22 April
€355

Result after the course: You have a larger vocabulary, which enables you to ask more complex questions. You're able to talk about your family as well as your activities and plans for the future. You've also been introduced to all forms of the past tense.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks:

* Monday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs
* Tuesday between 12:00 and 14:00 hrs
* Wednesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com.

book

Português XXI -nova ediçao 1 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789460306266)

book

Português XXI - caderno de exercícios €40.00

(ISBN: 9789460306273)

Português Elementar 1 (A1-A2)

week commencing 22 April
€355

Result after the course: Your vocabulary is larger which makes it easier for you to start a conversation. You can write short letters and read articles in magazines and newspapers.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks:

* Tuesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs
* Wednesday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com.

book

Português XXI - nova ediçao 2 €37.00

(ISBN: 9789460309632)

book

Português XXI - nova ediçao 2 - caderno de exercícios €37.00

(ISBN: 9789460309649)

Português Elementar 2 (A2)

week commencing 22 April
€355

Result after the course: You can participate fully in thematical discussions about several subjects. You are able to formulate questions about texts and to voice your opinion. Your listening skills have improved. Your vocabulary has broadened and you speak much more freely. You can participate in a group discussion and make yourself understood.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks:

* Wednesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs
* Wednesday between 12:00 and 14:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com.

book

Português XXI - nova ediçao 2 €37.00

(ISBN: 9789460309632)

book

Português XXI - nova ediçao 2 - caderno de exercícios €37.00

(ISBN: 9789460309649)

Português Intermediário 1 (A2+)

week commencing 22 April
€355

Result after the course: You can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialisation. You can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. You can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks:

* Thursday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs
* Thursday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com.

book

Português XXI - nova ediçao 3 €37.00

(ISBN: 9789460306815)

book

Português XXI - nova ediçao 3 - caderno de exercicios €37.00

(ISBN: 9789462930711)

Português Intermediário 2 (A2-B1)

week commencing 22 April
€355

Description: At this level, you’ll have fun and interesting conversations about several themes in the Portugese language. You will be able to apply the grammar and different types of tenses you have learned in the previous courses. The main goal is to communicate, to give your opinion about several subjects and to understand different kinds of information that will be given to you (f.e. radio, newspapers, magazines and of course to be able to speak and understand the language when you’re in a Portugese-speaking language).

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks:

* Thursday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs
* Thursday between 12:00 and 14:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com.

book

Português XXI - nova ediçao 3 €37.00

(ISBN: 9789460306815)

book

Português XXI - nova ediçao 3 - caderno de exercicios €37.00

(ISBN: 9789462930711)

Português Intermediário 3 (B1)

week commencing 22 April
€355

Description: This is the last part of the Intermediate course in order to achieve the CEFR B1 level. This course enables students to enhance and acquire language skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking. In addition, it supports each skill-based lesson with speaking activities designed to give students the opportunity to acquire and practice vocabulary and grammar.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com.

book

Português XXI - nova ediçao 3 €37.00

(ISBN: 9789460306815)

book

Português XXI - nova ediçao 3 - caderno de exercicios €37.00

(ISBN: 9789462930711)

Português Avançado 1 (B1+)

week commencing 22 April
€355

Description: This is the first part of the Proficient course (CEFR B2 level). The complete CEFR B2 level consists of 3 parts. This is a course to obtain a fully integrated advanced level of Portuguese. The course is designed for students whose learning objectives and needs are to improve their knowledge of the language, as that of a near-native speaker level, for business or private purposes.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

Português Avançado 2 (B1-B2)

week commencing 22 April
€355

Description: This is the second part of the Proficient course (CEFR B2 level). The complete CEFR B2 level consists of 3 parts. The course continues to offer a comprehensive review of advanced grammar structures, while developing proficiency and communicative skills, concentrating on the dynamic application of the live language taught through dialogue, phonetics and vocabulary.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

Português Avançado 3 (B2)

week commencing 22 April
€355

Description: This is the third and last part of the Proficient course. After the course you will have completed the CEFR B2 level. During the course a strong emphasis is placed on grammar, which provides the necessary framework to communicate clearly and effectively. Conversation skills will continue to increase through listening and speaking practice.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

Intensive Portuguese Course

€975

Description: An intensive course is given privately (for 1 person) and consists of 15 contact hours divided over 1 or 2 weeks, for example 5 consecutive days of 3 hours each. The exact configuration can be discussed with the teacher for best possible results. Please do take into account time needed for self-study and homework.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  flexible

Lesson method: Any lesson method may be used, but as an indication, you can consider one of the following standard books.

book

Português XXI -nova ediçao 1 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789460306266)

book

Português XXI - Nivel elementar €58.00

(ISBN: 9789460304668)

Our Philosophy

* Quality education by experienced teachers * Focus on practical results * Lots of conversation * Excellent return on price + time investment * Excursions with teacher and fellow students (on request) * Accelerated courses available *