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Get Started in Brazilian Portuguese Absolute Beginner Course (Book and audio support) by Sue Tyson-Ward, Ethel Pereira de Almeida Rowbotham, Tham

Get Started in Brazilian Portuguese Absolute Beginner Course (Book and audio support)

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Get Started in Brazilian Portuguese Absolute Beginner Course (Book and audio support) by Sue Tyson-Ward, Ethel Pereira de Almeida Rowbotham, Tham

Do you want a solid foundation to your Brazilian Portuguese studies?If you are looking for a solid foundation to your language studies for school, work or travel, this engaging course will get you speaking, writing, reading and understanding Brazilian Portuguese in no time. Through authentic conversations, clear language presentations, and extensive practice and review, you will learn the Brazilian Portuguese you need to communicate naturally in everyday situations - from booking a hotel room to talking about friends and family.What will I learn?Basic Brazilian Portuguese is slowly and carefully introduced to ensure you progress confidently through the course and build up a foundation to allow you to feel confident in everyday situations and move to the next level of your learning. It teaches grammar, vocabulary and listening, reading, writing, speaking and pronunciation skills. By the end of the course you will reach a solid Novice High proficiency level of ACTFL (The American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and A2 Beginner level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines. Is this course for me?Get Started in Brazilian Portuguese is for absolute and false beginners of Brazilian Portuguese. Clear and simple explanations make the course appropriate and accessible to anyone learning Brazilian Portuguese. There are extensive illustrations to support the learner working on his or her own. This course is also ideal to use with one-to-one tutoring and as a classroom course.What do I get? This book has a learner-centred approach that incorporates the following features:- 10 units of learning content - covering everyday topics from booking a hotel room to talking about friends and family- Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns yourself to make the language stick- Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims- Vocabulary building - thematic lists and activities to help you learn vocabulary quickly- Test yourself - see and track your own progress- Native speaker audio - available onlineThe audio for this course is available for free on or from the Teach Yourself Library app. Where do I go next?If you want to advance your Brazilian Portuguese, our Complete Brazilian Portuguese course (9781444198447) will take you to an intermediate level of Brazilian Portuguese. If you want to practice your speaking and listening skills, Get Talking and Keep Talking Brazilian Portuguese (9781444191394) is the perfect audio course. Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years

About the Author

Sue Tyson-Ward has lived, worked and studied in Portugal, and has taught Portuguese for over 20 years. She is a widely published language course author and a keen promoter of all things relating to the Portuguese-speaking world.Ethel Pereira de Almeida Rowbotham was born in Brazil and studied Politics and International Relations before moving to the UK. She's been teaching Portuguese at all levels at the University of Central Lancashire for over 20 years. She also works as an interpreter and translator.

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Publication date

18th June 2015


Sue Tyson-Ward, Ethel Pereira de Almeida Rowbotham, Tham

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Teach Yourself Books an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division


Mixed media product
Contains 1 Paperback and 1 Downloadable audio file
224 pages


Language self-study texts



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