Portuguese Level 2B - Intermediate

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Course code:†LPM10

This course aims to enable you to communicate in Portuguese in everyday situations.

When and where

Dates

From 27 Feb 2024 to 02 Jul 2024
Tue 18:30-20:30

16 weeks

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19 Mar 2024

18:30 to 20:30

26 Mar 2024

18:30 to 20:30

16 Apr 2024

18:30 to 20:30

23 Apr 2024

18:30 to 20:30

30 Apr 2024

18:30 to 20:30

07 May 2024

18:30 to 20:30

14 May 2024

18:30 to 20:30

21 May 2024

18:30 to 20:30

04 Jun 2024

18:30 to 20:30

11 Jun 2024

18:30 to 20:30

18 Jun 2024

18:30 to 20:30

25 Jun 2024

18:30 to 20:30

02 Jul 2024

18:30 to 20:30


with Margarida Rodrigues Da Silva

Location

Stoke Lodge†

Stoke Lodge Centre, Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop
Bristol
BS9 1BN


Cost

Fees and concessions

The fee for this course is £240.00.

The full (undiscounted) tuition fee for this course is £240.00, the concession rate is £144.00.

Who

Bristol Adult Learning

stokelodge@bristol.gov.uk

0117 903 8844

Description

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">This course aims to enable you to communicate in Portuguese in everyday situations. It will revise and consolidate your knowledge of Portuguese at intermediate level and introduce new structures and vocabulary gradually. You will build up your confidence in all four skills, with the emphasis on speaking and listening, as well as learning new grammar and vocabulary.</span></span></span></p>

What can students expect?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Learners will learn new expressions, verbs, vocabulary and grammar, and expand the language to new situations, with the aim to maintain a basic conversation with Portuguese native speakers, and t</span><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">o speak and interact with increased confidence. </span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">They will also keep learning about aspects of Portuguese culture and customs.</span></span></span></p>

Late starters allowed?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Yes, provided late starters can work at the same level as the rest of the class at the time of joining.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Please check with the tutor before joining.</span></span></p>

Previous experience required?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Yes. </span><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Learners should have completed courses at Level 1 or </span><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">have studied the language to some extent in the past, for at least 3 years.</span></span></span></p>

What is the progression route?

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Level 2C.</span></span></p>

Are there any extra costs?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Yes, a course / text book will be used; details will be given at the first session.</span></span></span></p>

Work set between sessions?

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Yes, homework will be set every week, to enable learners to reinforce what they have learned during the sessions.</span></span></p>

What should students bring?

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Ideally, an A4 ring binder for photocopies and handouts; pen and paper;†</span></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">a dictionary would be useful, but is not essential.</span></span></p>

Teaching method/style?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Methods and activities such as;</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- speaking and listening exercises and games</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- reading comprehension exercises</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- listening to conversations, course book CD, the tutor, clips from the internet</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- oral practice, role plays and conversation in pairs, small groups and whole class</span></span></p>

Refunds and cancellations

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<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If we have to cancel your course your fees will be refunded in full. We are unable to reimburse the cost of materials you may have bought for the course.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel your course booking a week (7 days) or more before the start date we will refund your fees minus an admin charge of 20%.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel with less than a week (7 days) before the start date or after the course has started, we will not be able to refund your fees.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Transfers will incur a fee of 10% and must be requested 7 days or more before the start of a course unless you are transferring to another course because your original course was cancelled.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">We are not able to offer refunds due to sickness or ill health.</span></span></span></li>
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<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you are due a refund you must contact the office within 3 months of the course to arrange payment as we do not keep card details.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">When attending an online course, it is a learnerís responsibility to ensure they have adequate internet access before the start of a course. Refunds will not be given for technical failure of a learnerís home computer or their internet access.</span></span></span></p>