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Grammar in Conversation Workshop

- Intermediate Level Course -

Learn Brazilian Portuguese online without giving up personal contact with a real teacher.

The Grammar in Conversation Workshop will give you a solid foundation in Brazilian Portuguese grammar (intermediate level) and teach you how to apply it in everyday conversations.

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About the course:

The Grammar in Conversation Workshop offers easy-to-follow lessons and a perfect balance between grammar and conversation practice that will help you feel more comfortable speaking Portuguese.

In addition to the extensive course material available on the website, you have the option to choose the Premium access, which includes live classes once a week via Zoom with a Brazilian teacher and a small group of students.

This course is suitable for intermediate-level students who have already studied all the basic content, but still need to learn or review more advanced grammar and increase their level of conversational skills.

If you're looking for a beginners' class, take a look at The Essential Course for Beginners. (A1)

If you're looking for an upper beginners' class, take a look at Pre-Intermediate Workshop. (A2)

If you are not interested in learning or reviewing grammar and just wish to practice conversation, take a look at my course for intermediate and advanced students: Speaking Brazilian Academy. (B2)

Not sure what your level is? Click here to take a placement test.

Your Enrollment Includes

12 interactive live workshops via Zoom (Premium Plan)

Practice your Portuguese live with a Brazilian teacher and a small group of students once a week for 12 weeks (6-10 students per class). Class replays are available for 30 days.

Q&A Sessions with teacher Virginia* (Premium Plan)

Every week, you'll be invited for a Review class with teacher Virginia via Zoom.

* Subject to her availability.

Comprehensive study material

Every week, you'll have access to new material, including videos, printable PDFs, quizzes, and other assignments.

Lifetime access to the course

After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like.

Live Class Schedule
(Premium Plan)

September - December 2022

Q&A Classes with Teacher Virginia: ​Saturday 1 pm (NY time)

* Subject to her availability.

Weekly Live Classes via Zoom for 12 weeks: Sep 19 - Dec 11

Live classes last 55 minutes (6-10 students per class)

When you enroll in the course, you will be able to choose one of the following options (limited spots per class).

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If necessary, we will open new classes to accommodate all students. All classes are recorded. If you miss a class, you can watch a replay later.

Course Curriculum

Workshop #1 - Grammar study: Introduction to grammatical classes and word formation.

Topic for conversation: The main tourist spots in Brazil.

 

Workshop #2 - Grammar study: Subject-verb and nominal Agreement.

Topic for conversation: Famous Brazilian actors and singers.

 

Workshop #3 - Grammar study: The most basic tenses: present, past, future, and conditional.

Topic for conversation: Common habits in Brazil that are not common in other places.

 

Workshop #4 - Grammar study: Two past tenses – past perfect and imperfect

Topic for conversation: Brazilian Literature

 

Workshop #5 - Grammar study: Introduction to verbal moods. Imperative mood.

Topic for conversation: How to give and receive advice in the workplace.

 

Workshop #6 - Grammar study: Present subjunctive tense

Topic for conversation: Brazilian Music

 

Workshop #7 - Grammar study: Imperfect subjunctive tense

Topic for conversation: Languages and globalization.

 

Workshop #8 - Grammar study: Future subjunctive tense

Topic for conversation: The most important holidays in Brazil.

 

Workshop #9 - Grammar study: The past participle. Introduction to compound tenses.

Topic for conversation: The most common professions in Brazil.

 

Workshop #10 - Grammar study: Compound tenses - indicative mood

Topic for conversation: Brazilian Culture - How to behave in the workplace.

 

Workshop #11 - Grammar study: Compound tenses - subjunctive mood

Topic for conversation: How to write professional emails.

 

Workshop #12 - Grammar study: Object pronouns & Pronominal verbs

Topic for conversation: How speaking foreign languages influences our personality.

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY

I feel that of all the online programs I have researched, speaking Brazilian School is by far the most professional and content dense.  It is almost at the level of taking a college course!  I love how it includes speaking, hearing, reading and writing. The weekly Utube and Q&As added an added dimension of reinforcement to the learning experience too. In addition, the warmth and friendliness that I am so accustomed to with Brasilian's flows through the classes and the email communication from you. 

— Deborah A.

Meet the Team

Virginia Langhammer

Virginia Langhammer - Founder and Director

Teaching Portuguese as a second language has become my passion since I moved to NYC in 2013. 

 

I created this online school in 2018, and since then I’ve been teaching students from all over the world, helping them with their personal and professional goals.

 

I've been always passionate about languages. I speak Portuguese, English, French, and Spanish. My knowledge of foreign language learning gives me the best tools to help my students in their learning journey.

Now, I’m happy to introduce you to my team. In addition to years of experience as Portuguese teachers, they have also been trained by me to be in tune with Speaking Brazilian School style and standards.

 

I'm sure you'll learn a lot from them!

Your teacher,

Virginia

Brazilian Teachers

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Teacher Monica Schmidt - From São Paulo City

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Teacher Venus Santos -From São Paulo City

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Teacher Gleice Vakhraneva - From Rio de Janeiro State

Basic or Premium?

You can choose between the basic plan with pre-recorded lessons or the premium plan, which includes live classes via Zoom in small groups and a weekly Q&A. 

You can enroll in the Basic Plan at any time. The Premium Plan is only offered a few times a year.

 

Choose your plan below.