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October 16, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - December 4, 2023 @ 8:00 pm

For students who know the basic structure of Portuguese


New Students: An application and an assessment are required for this level (the assessment link is given to you at the end of the Application form). 

Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/Niy8GHAsJJKcwyJ96 

Continuing students: contact your instructor at portugueseny@gmail.com to get the registration link, and skip the application form.

This is a fast-paced course designed for people who learned the Basic structure of Portuguese and some present verb tenses, who are fluent or native Spanish speakers and had a formal introduction to Portuguese, or people who grew up/spent time around Portuguese. It is a continuation of the course: Português Básico 1. 

New students are welcome to apply, and will be accepted upon filling out an application and an assessment form, to qualify for the start level of this class. It is recommended that you commit to the 8 weeks.


  • Course runs on Zoom on Mondays every week (for 8 weeks)  from October 16 – December 4, 2023  
  • 6:15m – 8:15pm EST (with up to 1 extra weekly hour of self-study required)
  • $160 – $320 sliding scale cost for students


Portuguese is a language with roots in Portugal and also the official language spoken today in 10 countries: Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Portugal, Guinea-Bissau, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Macau, Cape Verde, and São Tomé and Príncipe. Portuguese is arguably among the 9 or 10 most spoken languages in the world, but only 5 percent of its speakers live in its original home Portugal. It is estimated that 270 million people speak Portuguese today, amongst which nearly 254 million are native speakers. It is the second most spoken Romance language, after Spanish. Brazil’s 211 million people is the largest Portuguese-speaking population in the world.

As a colonial language, it suffered many transformations, particular to each locale. It is nowadays also a result of cultural resistance of the indigenous and enslaved people during colonialism. It is spoken in the U.S particularly in the Northeast, in California and in Florida, where native Portuguese speakers, who are immigrants from Africa, South Asia, Europe and Brazil have concentrated historically. In nearby regions, it is more widely spoken in areas of Newark, New Jersey; Astoria, Queens; in the coastal regions of Connecticut, and Massachusetts.

If you have any questions, you can contact the instructor at: portugueseny@gmail.com


  • Natalia de Campos
    Natalia de Campos, born in São Paulo, Brazil, is a performance and theater artist, producer, writer, educator, translator, and activist. Natalia has taught English and Portuguese to non-native speakers since she was 19 years-old in various settings. She moved to New York in 1998, founded the multidisciplinary arts collaborative Syncretic … Read More ›


October 16, 2023 @ 6:00 pm
December 4, 2023 @ 8:00 pm
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