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About the Book
"Beginner to intermediate course"--Cover.
Book Synopsis Do you want to develop a solid understanding of Brazilian Portuguese and communicate confidently with others?
Through authentic conversations, vocabulary building, grammar explanations and extensive practice and review, Complete Brazilian Portuguese
will equip you with the skills you need to use Brazilian Portuguese in a variety of settings and situations, developing your cultural awareness along the way. What will I achieve by the end of the course?
By the end of Complete Brazilian Portuguese
you will have a solid intermediate-level grounding in the four key skills - reading, writing, speaking and listening - and be able to communicate with confidence and accuracy. Is this course for me?
If you want to move confidently from beginner to intermediate level, this is the course for you. It's perfect for the self-study learner, with a one-to-one tutor, or for the beginner classroom. It can also be used as a refresher course. What do I get?
-18 learning units plus verbs reference and word glossary and revision section
-Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick
-Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening, and speaking
-Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner
-Culture notes - learn about the people and places of Brazil
-Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims
-Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavor of real spoken Brazilian Portuguese
-Test Yourself - see and track your own progress
*Complete Brazilian Portuguese
maps from Novice Low to Advanced Low level proficiency of ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and from A1 Beginner to B1/B2 Upper Intermediate level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines.
This pack includes a book and one CD of audio material. What else can I use to learn Brazilian Portuguese?
If you require an absolute Beginner course, you can try our Get Started in Brazilian Portuguese Absolute Beginner
course: 9781444198539 Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
About the Author
Sue Tyson-Ward has lived in Brazil and Portugal and has a degree in Portuguese and Spanish. Sue has written a number of books on Portuguese and Brazilian language, life and culture. She has been involved in Portuguese examinations in the UK since 1992, including roles as Moderator for GCSE Speaking and Writing tests. Sue teaches Portuguese language and culture in Lancaster, and prepares research students at the university for a variety of study visits to Brazil.
Ethel Pereira de Almeida Rowbotham was born in Rio de Janeiro. She has been teaching Portuguese at all levels in the UK for more than 25 years, and has worked at the University of Central Lancashire, Bolton Community College and Lancashire College, where she still teaches.