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Let's Learn Portuguese Language

Enhance your vacation and gain an understanding of one of the world's friendliest and most vibrant countries through language.

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Let's Learn Portuguese Language

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Learn how to speak like a local with Universiti Malaya

Do you want to learn the language Cristiano Ronaldo speaks? Master the basics of Portuguese language here.

This two week course will give you the tools you need to speak Portuguese like a local without having to travel to Portugal.

During the beginning of the course you will learn how to greet people, what the alphabet looks like, how to use simple verbs & simple adjectives as well as other useful vocabulary.

Learn how to start a conversation and understand the locals

Suitable even for those with no prior experience, you’ll gain both cultural competency and an understanding of the Portuguese language throughout the course.

You’ll go over the basic information in order to strike up a simple conversation with, and understand native Portuguese speakers in a social environment.

Practice makes perfect

You’ll be able to practice your new language skills with your friends while eating ‘Pastel de Nata’ (Portuguese egg tart) and drinking black coffee!

In Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, we are offering this Portuguese language course as an elective at the department of Asian and European Languages, Faculty of Language and Linguistics.

Start learning this beautiful language and plan your next visit to Portugal, Brazil, Macau, Timor-Leste, Mozambique, Angola or any other Portuguese speaking country.

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Skip to 0 minutes and 15 seconds Hi, Olá! My name is Jamian Mohamad I am a Portuguese Language Instructor at the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Welcome to the course “Let’s Learn Portuguese Language” In this course, we will teach you how to communicate in basic European Portuguese or we could say Portuguese language of Portugal We hope that you will be able to recognise simple words in Portuguese greetings And at the same time, you can use basic conversation to introduce yourself Portugal is located on the Iberian Peninsula in Southwestern European and is bordered by Spain Some people get confused that Portuguese and Spanish language are the same language They are actually two different languages Although they look similar in written form but different with pronunciation and grammar Would you like to know how famous football players Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Figo, João Moutinho and Nani speak?

Skip to 1 minute and 38 seconds Don’t you want to taste bolo (cake), the Bacalhau (code fish) or to enjoy the best Pastel de Nata or Portuguese egg tarts which are of course, made in Portugal? In fact, if you are a coffee lover, Portugal is famous for its various types of café (coffee) with different flavors such as bica, garoto, galão, pingado and much more!

Skip to 2 minutes and 11 seconds We hope that you will continue to follow this online course and discover this beautiful language and culture See you soon! Até à vista

What topics will you cover?

  • Greet people and introduce yourself and others;
  • Understand the difference between formal and informal greetings;
  • Pronounce like a native speaker;
  • Learn useful phrases.

When would you like to start?

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Identify simple words in Portuguese greetings
  • Explore basic conversation to introduce yourself
  • Apply simple phrases and sentences in different contexts

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at people with no prior knowledge of the Portuguese language who want to gain basic speaking skills.

It is great for tourists or football lovers who wants to learn essential communication skills, as well as learners who want to purse their studies in Portuguese speaking countries.

Who will you learn with?

Graduated with Master Degree in Modern Language Studies, Universiti Malaya and Master Degree in Portuguese Language and Culture: Foreign and Second Language (PLE/PL2), University of Lisbon, Portugal.

Who developed the course?

Universiti Malaya

Universiti Malaya is the premier research university in Malaysia, committed to advancing knowledge and learning through quality research and education for the nation and for humanity.

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    Top 60Source: QS World University Rankings 2021

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