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Learn Portuguese with the Skills Centre as a member of the public or University staff

Find out about our courses and how to enrol on the right one for you.

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Develop your Portuguese language and intercultural skills

We teach Brazilian Portuguese, but some references are made to the variations of Portuguese spoken around the world, especially to European Portuguese.

Our language courses are based on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).


Our language courses aim to develop your linguistic skills and intercultural competence. You can find out more on the general information page.

We offer an Introduction to Portuguese course to members of the public and University of Bath staff.

Course descriptions

Introduction to Portuguese

This course is suitable for those who have never studied Portuguese before.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • introduce yourself and others
  • exchange factual information such as nationality, phone number, and professions
  • describe friends and family members
  • talk about everyday activities, likes and dislikes
  • have an awareness of cultural and linguistic diversity of Portuguese-speaking countries

Course dates and times

Our Introduction to Portuguese course is a 5 week blended learning course consisting of 3 in-person and 2 online lessons.

The in-person sessions will be delivered on our Claverton Down campus, the online lessons are tasks you'll complete independently on Moodle.

  • Lesson 1 In-person
  • Lesson 2 Moodle
  • Lesson 3 In-person
  • Lesson 4 Moodle
  • Lesson 5 In-person
Course Delivery Day Time Start date End date Enrolment - members of the public
Introduction to Portuguese Blended Tuesday 18:15 - 20:05 13 Feb 12 Mar Closed

Enrolment and cost

Enrolment for Semester 2 courses will open on 9 January 2024.

Members of the public

The cost for each course is £72 per semester. Please enrol using the link in the Course dates and times table.

University of Bath staff

University of Bath staff receive a 10% discount. Please enrol on MySkills. You will then receive a link to the University of Bath online store for the cost of the course.


If you have any questions, please contact us.

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