Academic year 2022/2023

Target audience: Adults for whom Portuguese is a non-native language, except citizens from countries where Portuguese is an official language.

Course description: This course is offered fully online and is primarily aimed at applicants for the Erasmus+ program at NOVA FCSH who need to develop their language skills in Portuguese, in order to obtain the A2 level certification, which is the minimum level required for the Erasmus+ application at NOVA FCSH.

Start and end dates of the course: June 12 – July 7, 2023

Deadline for registration: June 7, 2023

Number of hours: 60H (30h of asynchronous learning + 30h of synchronous classes)

Synchronous classes: Monday to Friday, from 2.45 pm to 4.15 pm (Lisbon time)

Level: A2


Vacancies: 15 students (The course only opens with a minimum number of 6 students)

Tuition fees: €325 + €2.5 (mandatory school insurance)

Certificate of the completion of the course:  €6

This course is designed to foster students’ communicative skills in Portuguese at the A2 level. Every day students participate in two types of learning activities: synchronous (1h30 per day) and asynchronous. During synchronous sessions, students join their tutor and classmates via videoconferencing. During asynchronous sessions, students work independently or in groups. Contents and materials were designed for online teaching and learning.

Technical requirements:

  • OS: Windows, macOS
  • Browser: Google Chrome, Apple Safari
  • Internet broadband connection =/> 512 kbps
  • Computer, loudspeakers, microphone (or headphones/headset), and webcam.
  • Email account

Materials will be made available to students through the university’s online platform.

Before registration students must take a placement test to determine their proficiency level. To take the placement test please contact with the subject ONLINE Summer A2 placement test.

Registration: the result of the placement test is sent along with registration instructions.

Payment method: PAYPAL – Payment instructions will be sent to the email address provided after the validation of the application.

Course Conditions:

  1. Attendance begins to count on the day the course begins, and not when the student begins attending the course.
  2. The justification of absences is only valid upon the presentation of an official document.
  3. The student’s attendance at 80% of classes is mandatory to get the certification.
  4. The number of justified absences cannot exceed the number of classes attended.
  5. Assessment is done through direct observation in classes, homework, and a final exam.
  6. No exceptional assessment period will be offered to students.
  7. The payment is valid ONLY for the date(s) of the course(s) that you enrolled in.
  8. Payment is non-refundable, except if the level you enrolled in does not open because there is not a minimum number of 6 students.