Language and culture immersion

Multicultural learning

Language and culture immersion

Multicultural learning

Qualified academic teaching staff

Continuous students support

Qualified academic teaching staff

Continuous students support

18-week ON-CAMPUS program

285 hours (each level)

18-week ON-CAMPUS program

285 hours (each level)

On-Campus extra-curricular course

On-Campus Extensive Portuguese Courses for Foreigners  

Based on a communicative approach, the language teaching of our course is carried out in different cultural and social contexts, which provides a rich experience for the students to practice Portuguese in a vibrant atmosphere.

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On-Campus extra-curricular course

On-Campus Extensive Portuguese Courses for Foreigners  

Based on a communicative approach, the language teaching of our course is carried out in different cultural and social contexts, which provides a rich experience for the students to practice Portuguese in a vibrant atmosphere.

Language and culture immersion

Multicultural learning

Language and culture immersion

Multicultural learning

Qualified academic teaching staff

Continuous students support

Qualified academic teaching staff

Continuous students support

18-week ON-CAMPUS program

285 hours (each level)

18-week ON-CAMPUS program

285 hours (each level)

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Learning in our on-campus extensive Portuguese courses, you will be able to:

Learning in our on-campus extensive Portuguese courses, you will be able to:

Develop the four Portuguese learning skills

Listening, speaking, reading and writing for practical situations of everyday communication, pronunciation, vocabulary for specific purposes, such as school, work and leisure.

Immerse yourself and Understand Brazil’s rich culture

You will enjoy a learning experience in a diverse environment with numerous cultural activities, providing you with a deeper understanding of life in Brazil.

Share your experience with international colleagues

The Global Buddies Project – a group speaking task between foreign and Brazilian students, in order to promote interaction and culture exchange experience.

Get a certificate after the course

The Certificate of Achievement is issued by FAAP, an Institution of Higher Education recognized by the Ministry of Education (MEC).

The best when it comes to Portuguese as a Second Language

The best when it comes to Portuguese as a Second Language

Sílvia Burim

Majored in Modern Languages (Portuguese and English) and Literature and post-graduate in Translation (English-Portuguese).

Dilmo dos Santos

Post-graduate in Translation (English-Portuguese).

Alexandre Conceição

Bachelor degree in Languages. Post-graduate in History of Art.

Edson Canela

Graduated in Portuguese/English and post-graduate in translation studies from USP.

Elaine Zambon

Teaches portuguese through Brazilian songs and movies.

Celso Solha

Doctor in Education. Director and playwriter.

Camila Fanchini Rossi

Master’s in Communication and Semiotics. Post-graduate in 3D Computer Graphics.

Clenir Louceiro

Post-graduate in Portuguese Language and Literature Teaching at UNICAMP.

On-Campus Extensive Portuguese Course – Level 1 (A1/A2)

285 hours – 18 weeks
Classes: Monday to Friday, 1:30 to 5:00 pm

2024:
From August 5 to December 13, 2024
Deadline for registration: June 7, 2024

2025:
From February 10 to June 18, 2025
Deadline for registration: December 13, 2024

or

From August 11 to December 10, 2025
Deadline for registration: June 13, 2025

On-Campus Extensive Portuguese Course – Level 2 (A2/B1)

285 hours – 18 weeks
Classes: Monday to Friday, 1:30 to 5:00 pm

2024:
From August 5 to December 13, 2024
Deadline for registration: June 7, 2024

2025:
From February 10 to June 18, 2025
Deadline for registration: December 13, 2024

or

From August 11 to December 10, 2025
Deadline for registration: June 13, 2025

On-Campus Extensive Portuguese Course – Level 3 (B2/C1)

285 hours – 18 weeks
Classes: Monday to Friday, 1:30 to 5:00 pm

2024:
From August 5 to December 13, 2024
Deadline for registration: June 7, 2024

2025:
From February 10 to June 18, 2025
Deadline for registration: December 13, 2024

or

From August 11 to December 10, 2025
Deadline for registration: June 13, 2025

On-Campus Extensive Portuguese Courses for Foreigners at FAAP

How does the course work?

Based on a communicative approach, the language teaching of our courses is carried out in different cultural and social contexts, which provides a rich experience for students to practice Portuguese in a very pleasant environment: practical situations of everyday communication, pronunciation, vocabulary for specific purposes, such as school, work and leisure, developing the four language learning skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Visit to museums, a Brazilian cooking class and some dance classes are part of the program.

Classes are held from Monday to Friday, from 1:30 to 5:00 pm.

If you have already studied some Portuguese, an interview with the language coordinator is required.

For more information, please contact: international3@faap.br

International Office
Office hours: from Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 7 pm.
+55 11 3662-7645
If you are an international student, expatriate, immigrant or simply passionate about Brazil and want to learn about our Language and Culture, study Portuguese at FAAP.
The passing grade is 7.0, which is calculated based on the student’s performance in class participation, assignments, fluency and written exam scores. Minimum attendance of 75% is also required.

Course description

On-Campus Extensive Portuguese Course Levels

Objectives: At the end of this course, it is expected that the student will have the ability to introduce himself, greet people, talk about himself and others, communicate on simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Even with some hesitation the student will make assumptions and raise hypotheses, tell the time, report simple facts in past time, talk about the weather, make quick comparisons, go shopping using units of measurement, talk about a future action, understand and give directions, communicate, even with a little hesitation, in public places, as in a restaurant, at a hotel and at the airport. It is also expected that he will be able to write and understand simple texts, with a predominance of colloquial language.

According to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR): A1/A2, depending on the students’ performance along the course.

Content Description:

  • Simple Present (Indicative)
  • Definite and Indefinite articles
  • Subject Pronouns and Possessives
  • Interrogative Pronouns
  • Prepositions and some Contracted forms
  • Past Simple (Indicative)
  • Imperfect (Indicative)
  • Gerund
  • Future (Indicative)
  • Indefinite Pronouns
  • Introduction to the Subjunctive: Present, Imperfect and Future
  • Comparatives and Superlatives
  • Imperative
  • Greetings; nationalities; professions; food; numbers; time; weather; hobbies; shopping; clothing and accessories
  • Phrases and colloquial expressions for the everyday life conversations.

Objectives: At the end of this course, it is expected that the student will have more ability to make assumptions, raise hypotheses, make reports using the passive voice, talk about the various forms of sports and leisure, talk about health problems and medical specialties. To interpret and comment about literary works, chronicles and journalistic texts, with more confidence. It is also expected that he will be able to understand a great deal of programs and movies on TV, with a predominance of colloquial language.

According to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR): A2/B1,depending on the students’ performance along the course.

Content Description:

  • Review of Indicative Tenses
  • Review of Present, Imperfect and Future (Subjunctive)
  • Object Pronouns
  • Augmentatives and Diminutives
  • Passive voice
  • Adverbs and Adverbials
  • Indirect Speech
  • Relative Pronouns
  • Compound Tenses
  • Graphic Accents “crase”
  • Conjunctions
  • Prefix and Suffixes
  • Nouns (Gender, Degree, Singular and Plural)
  • Colloquial expressions and proverbs
  • Types of housing; furniture; courses and academic notes; health problems, symptoms, medicine and medicine specialties; labor laws; corporative chart; a job interview
  • Reading texts by famous authors from Brazilian literature.

Objectives: At the end of the course, the students will be able to understand longer presentations and most of the News and other informative programs on internet, radio and television. They will better understand and interpret a written text. They will use a better range of vocabular as a tool in textual production. Students will be able to write an expository text transmitting information or presenting reasons for and against a certain subject. They will discuss the labor Market and the profile of national and international companies considering cultural differences. They will also be able to speak with fluency and spontaneity to make normal interaction with native speakers possible. They will take an active part in a discussion in familiar contexts, presenting and defending their views.

According to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR): B2/C1, depending on the students’ performance along the course.

Content Description:

  • Review of the compound tenses: indicative and subjunctive
  • The syntax of concordance
  • Derivation process of word formation
  • Reported Speech
  • Relative Clauses
  • Punctuation
  • Verbal and Nominal Regency
  • Verbal and Nominal Concordance
  • Particularities of Portuguese formal writing; academic positions and documents; schools and specific courses; organization chart of a company; rights of a worker.
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Learn from professors with academic experience and who are world references.

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The grandeur of its structure extends to the specific facilities of each undergraduate course. Workshops, studios, laboratories, and cutting-edge equipment, combined with teachers renowned by the market, enhance the academic and professional training of students who pass through there. Get to know a little of everything that FAAP offers here.

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Laboratory, Workshop, Studio

Business Hub and Library

Sport, health and well-being

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On-Campus courses

285 hours per level

18-week program

2024 – From August 5 to December 13, 2024

2025 – From February 10 to June 18, 2025 or From August 11 to December 10, 2025

Mondays to Fridays, 1:30 to 5:00 pm

Choose the payment method that best fits you

Payment method

Installments

Total

Cash

R$ 8.845,00

R$ 8.845,00

Up to 4 installments

R$ 2.211,25

R$ 8.845,00

The amount as referred above is for 2024.


Enroll now: On-Campus Extensive Portuguese Courses for Foreigners

R$
8.845,00

(eight thousand eight hundred and forty-five reais) per course.

Payment methods

Cash or credit card up to four times – interest-free – using a Brazilian credit card; wire transfer or bank slip (for this method, the student must have CPF – Individual Taxpayer Registration).

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Enroll now

Enroll now: On-Campus Extensive Portuguese Courses for Foreigners

On-Campus courses

285 hours per level

18-week program

2024 – From August 5 to December 13, 2024

2025 – From February 10 to June 18, 2025 or From August 11 to December 10, 2025

Mondays to Fridays, 1:30 to 5:00 pm

R$
8.845,00

(eight thousand eight hundred and forty-five reais) per course.

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Payment methods

Cash or credit card up to four times – interest-free – using a Brazilian credit card; wire transfer or bank slip (for this method, the student must have CPF – Individual Taxpayer Registration).

Choose the payment method that best fits you

Payment method

Installments

Total

Cash

R$ 8.845,00

R$ 8.845,00

Up to 4 installments

R$ 2.211,25

R$ 8.845,00

The amount as referred above is for 2024.

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