The Basic Portuguese Course presents the language of Brazil through culture, work and travel-related topics and everyday situations. Learners engage in the new language through grammar, vocabulary, listening and speaking activities to enhance conversational skills. Music, movies, cultural activities and events are included in every term.
Certificate: A certificate from the Embassy of Brazil is awarded at the end of each level.
Duration: Basic 1-A to Advance 2 (3 months each).
Registration: first two weeks in the new term (January, April or September) 10 am – 4 pm. Sign up virtually using the links that will be posted on our Facebook/Instagram page during the registration periods.
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays or Tuesdays & Thursdays.
Class Times: 5:00 – 7:00 pm.
Term fee: GYD $10,000
Reading activities in the institute library with a focus on enhancing the Portuguese language for children and adolescents in the Brazilian community. For more information check the institute Facebook page, Instagram or Website.
The Celpe-Bras is the Brazilian Portuguese proficiency exam that certifies candidates worldwide. The Brazil-Guyana Cultural Centre administers the exam in Guyana and offers this preparatory course to acquaint students with the level of language and tasks required by the exam.
Certificate: Students who pass the exam are awarded the certificate by the Brazilian Government. The Celpe-Bras certificate is recognized by Brazilian scholarship programs as proof of proficiency in Portuguese.
Duration: 3 terms (3 months each).
Class Times: 3:00 – 5:00 pm.
Term fee: GYD $8,000
**Requirements: to have completed the Basic Portuguese Course or placement exam/interview.
Brazilian literature and general topics in Portuguese, in addition to a reading club and activities conducted in reading workshops on Fridays in the library.
Virtual libraries and cultural repositories that can be accessed directly on our computers are available to the public.
Multimedia library: movies and popular Brazilian music (MPB) CDs and other educational content.