About this programme:

Does your company work with Mozambique, Angola, or Brazil? Are you travelling to Europe? Are you studying languages and want to work for an international organisation?

Portuguese aims to open the door to a new world of cultural and professional experience in the rich and varied culture of the Portuguese speaking world. This programme is not only for those who wish to live in Portuguese speaking countries but for all that wish to use it as a career asset in international institutions, business, travelling, engineering, journalism, diplomacy, translation and interpreting, hotel industry or tourism in Africa, Europe, Latin America and Asia.

This is a short term multimedia programme aimed at equipping delegates to engage in various communicational situations. The programme is designed to give an interactive, systematic and functional approach to learning about the Portuguese culture and language. Delegates will learn the practical application of Portuguese in situations that are directly relevant to their local context and that they encounter in daily life. The programme will serve as a basis for further, more in-depth language study.

How you will benefit. You will learn to:

  • Understand Portuguese culture worldwide
  • Understand spoken Portuguese
  • Pronounce and write key words
  • Build simple sentences

Key focus areas:

  • Portuguese speaking countries
  • Greetings and Introductions
  • Exchanging personal information
  • Conversational phrases
  • Booking by phone
  • Making appointments
  • Ordering, buying and selling

Who should attend:

Individuals across all sectors and communities in SA who wish to improve their Portuguese language skills


12 sessions – 3 hours (evenings), one session per week over 12 successive weeks (3 months)

* This programme is only available for a full cohort of a minimum of 20 delegates

Date(s) Programme Fee
Available on Request The programme fee will be determined based on the requirements
Course by:

UKZN Extended Learning