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Portuguese for Beginners


 with Francisco Costa

short description:
Pronounce the portuguese language in a natural and fluid manner
long description:

Queres aprender portug?s?is designed to make the most of the online learning experience in order to give you a solid foundation in basic conversational portuguese.
This course is for anyone who’s been interested in learning Portuguese but hasn’t found an easy and convenient way to get started. If you’ve never studied Portuguese at all or would simply like a refresher course, this program is designed for you. You can use it for travel, conversationally with friends, or to get ahead at work
If you’ve always wanted to learn Portuguese at your own pace, on your own schedule, and in your own home, this is the perfect course for you. You’ll learn all the words, phrases, pronunciation and grammar - even verbs! – you’ll need to know to get started speaking Portuguese . After you’ve finished, you’ll have a firm basic knowledge of this interesting and beautiful language, which is now being spoken more than ever. And best of all, this simple and fun course will give you everything you need to continue learning.

Presently more than 200 thousands people are speaking Portuguese

level of difficulty:
all welcome
minimum class size:
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 session structure





Portuguese for Beginners

live session

Pronounce the portuguese language in a natural and fluid manner

10h 0m

total duration: 10h 0m over 1 session(s)
comments: n.a.

discussion forums: 1

languages: English
duration: 10h 0m
fee: 55US$  (550lp)
payment: on satisfaction
delivery method: live online

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Francisco Costa

description of :
Trainer/ Coordinator/tutor of e-learning courses
Instructional Design

Teacher's qualifications:

Preparing a Ph.D. Degree in Information & Knowledge Society (
At The Internet Interdisciplinary Institute- Open University of Catalunya (since 2001)
Post Graduation in International Relations-e-collegium Institute
Post Graduation Certificate in Human Rights-Nantes University
Post Graduation Certificate in Online Education and Training- Institute of Education- University of London

Bachelor Degree in Social sciences (social Psychology)- Open University

(Honours Bachelor Degree in International Relations-Higher Institute of Social and Political Sciences, Technical University of Lisbon-1993

My education/training experience

2003 - Trainer (Instructional Design & E-leaning), REPTUS.

2002/03- Trainer (Open and Distance Learning & E-leaning Contents), PRODIGIO (

Since January 2000 Coordinator/manager of training Activities
Project “Viver Melhor nos Nossos Bairros”, GEBALIS - Gest?o dos Bairros Municipais de Lisboa, E. M

June 1999 /April 2001, Coordinator/manager of the Open and Distance education Project, (Delfim Project); I developed a Manual and a CD-Rom with contents on assessment in e-learning/ Open and Distance Training Materials;

1999, Trainer of Human Relations (73h) Associa??o 12 de Novembro,(East-Timor Trainees);

1999- Trainer of Human Relations (60h), to African Refugees at INOVINTER Institute of Training;

1998, Trainer of Human Relations (110 h) no Projecto Gente Nova, Velhos Of?cios, (ethnic minorities) GEBALIS;

1998, Trainer of Training projects (36h), F?rum jovem;

1998,Trainer of International Relations, European Union and Timor in The world (180h), Associa??o 12 de Novembro;(ONG).

My Research works
Monitoring and auditing a Framework on quality of ODL & e-learning Systems Delfim Project ; (APAF/APG/Talentus/ISPA/IEFP/INOFOR/ADAPT) 1999 /2001;
? Quality in Online Education and Training Institute of education- University of London 2001

's preferred teaching style:
I think that the use of active learning Methodologies is the best way to learn.
The capacity to motivate learners,
It is important to develop skills as, learning to learn, auto-discipline, auto-motivation, and negotiate learning objectives with learners


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