Edmundsbury Court Estate Tenants & Residents Association
Edmundsbury Community Hall, 171 Ferndale Road, London SW9 8FQ
07724 819177
Mon-Sun: 9am-10pm

European Portuguese 

Courses take place on Monday lunchtimes in central Brixton.

  • 12-week courses which progress smoothly from one to the next
  • Between 6-20 students
  • Great facilities – high-speed wi-fi, free tea and coffee facilities
  • Free online learning platform – access class notes, materials and extra resources wherever you are


Experienced Portuguese teachers

Our teachers are highly experienced, qualified native-level speakers who give engaging, dynamic lessons.


Practical, communicative learning

You will start using the language from the very start of your course through role play, games and problem-solving activities with content tailored to your needs.

You also work on grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, enabling you to use Portuguese independently in a wide range of situations.

Course Content


Personal details

  • Introduction to Portuguese Culture
  • The alphabet
  • Gender rules
  • Plural
  • About yourself: simple questions and answers
  • Work: professions
  • Nationalities
  • Verbs: “ser” and “ter”

Everyday life

  • Daily routine
  • Time
  • Personal pronouns
  • Verbs: “estar”

Family and friends

  • Family members
  • Possessive pronouns
  • Months and weather
  • Prepositions
  • Physical appearance
  • Colours
  • Present tense of regular verbs ending in: “-ar”, “-er” and “-ir”

Leisure activities

  • Sports and leisure
  • Days of the week
  • Directions and intentions
  • Personal conversations
  • Portuguese culture: festivities

My week

  • Daily life vocabulary
  • Expressing reasons and intentions
  • Speech connectors
  • Past and Future

Register your interest

  • Classes are 6-20 students
  • Each term is 12 weeks
  • No classes on bank holidays
  • Courses are £90 per term
  • Unwaged £30
  • Content may vary
  • Minimum class size 6 people