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Hourly rates:
1 student: BRL R$55.00
2 students: BRL R$56.00
3+ students: BRL R$60.00
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Learn Portuguese


(Brazilian Portuguese)

Course description:

CELPE-Bras (Certificate of Proficiency in Portuguese for Foreigners) is the only certificate of proficiency recognized by the Brazilian Government. The course is a stimulating and thorough preparation course who wishes to take the CELPE-Bras.

CELPE-Bras (Certificado de Proficiência em Língua Portuguesa para Estrangeiros) é o único certificado de proficiência reconhecido pelo governo brasileiro. O curso é uma preparação estimulante e cuidadora para aqueles que querem prestar o exame CELPE-Bras.

Teaching approach:

It teaches you the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills which are necessary for the exam as well as the grammar and vocabulary which are known to be essential for exam success. The teacher uses texts, audios, and videos, and ask you to write about the topic. Following each session you will have an essay for homework. These essay exercises are based on previous Celpe-Bras exams.

Course program:

The teacher will prepare you for the examination, using all types of texts, radio and TV reports, interviews, and picture material to develop your skills to the exam. This course focuses on both the written and spoken aspects of the Portuguese language and gives you the means to deal with any situation you might encounter in the CELPE examination.

Places where you can take this course:

Portuguese classes, Rio de Janeiro
Public place: Oi futuro
Rua 2 de Dezembro, 63 – Flamengo - Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
Portuguese classes, Rio de Janeiro
Public place: Palácio do Catete: Museu da República
R. do Catete, 153 - Catete, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22220-000, Brasil
Portuguese classes, Rio de Janeiro
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1 student:BRL R$55.00*
2 students:BRL R$56.00 per student*
3+ students:BRL R$60.00 per student*
 Trial class: minus 75% promotional discount*

* Plus BRL R$6.00 administration fee per class (per student)
* Single-class purchase fee: BRL R$6.00 (per student)

Class duration options:

Online: 60, 90, 120, 180 minutes

In person: 60, 90, 120, 180, 240 minutes

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Angelica Ceron

City / Country of origin: Brazil

Mother language: Portuguese

Spoken languages: French, English, Spanish

"I am very happy with my first class.  The instructor set clear goals for the class, and explained what future classes would entail. I plan on continuing my studies with the same teacher."


I'm Angélica, I live in the marvelous city of Rio de Janeiro. I love literature, cinema and Brazilian music. In my Portuguese classes you can learn the language in all its aspects (reading, writing, understanding and speaking) in an enjoyable way. I will also introduce you to the Brazilian culture so you will be able to travel or to make business in Brazil. Using online resources, I offer knowledge about Brazilian Culture and History that focus on intercultural aspects that to help the student to understand Brazilian society. I'm a Portuguese teacher for foreigners in Brazil in individual lessons for children and adults.

Eu sou Angélica, moro na cidade maravilhosa do Rio de Janeiro. Eu adoro literatura, cinema e música brasileira. Em minhas aulas de português você vai aprender a língua em todos seus aspectos (leitura, escrita, compreensão e fala) de uma forma agradável. Eu também vou introduzir você a cultura brasileira assim você será capaz de viajar ou fazer negócios no Brasil.

Doy clases de portugués desde 2013 y soy especialista en la enseñanza de portugués para extranjeros con certificado de la Universidad Pontificia de Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).

En mis clases usted aprenderá todos los aspectos del idioma (lectura, escritura, comprensión oral y pronunciación) de forma amena. También voy a presentarle la cultura brasileña de forma que podrá viajar o conducir negocios en Brasil. En mis clases trato de la historia y cultura brasileña enfatizando aspectos interculturales que ayudarán al alumno a entender mejor esta sociedad.

Le invito a hacer una clase de prueba para que conozca cómo trabajo. Doy aulas tanto individualmente como en pequeños grupos.


Master in Information Science (2012)
Specialization in Languages - Portuguese for teaching Foreigners - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, 1,5 year-long certified course. (2014)


I have been teaching Portuguese as second language online since 2013. Also, I teach Portuguese for foreigners in Rio de Janeiro / Brazil.

Courses by this teacher:

Learn Portuguese: CELPe-Bras

Proficiency level

Your Portuguese proficiency level will be evaluated by the teacher according to this framework:

A1 - Beginner:

  • Understands familiar Portuguese expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of concrete needs.
  • Can introduce him/herself and answer questions about personal details such as the place of residence and belongings.
  • Can hold a simple conversation in Portuguese if the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

A2 - Elementary:

  • Understands frequently used expressions related to areas of immediate relevance like personal and family information.
  • Can communicate in routine situations requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar matters.
  • Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and immediate needs.

B1 - Intermediate:

  • Understands the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in everyday situations.
  • Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where Portuguese is spoken.
  • Can produce simple, connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
  • Can describe events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give explanations for opinions and plans.

B2 - Independent:

  • Understands the main ideas of complex Portuguese text on both concrete and abstract topics.
  • Interaction with native Portuguese speakers can happen with fluency and spontaineity and without strain for either party.
  • Can produce clear text on a wide variety of subjects and expose a point of view given the various options.

C1 - Advanced:

  • Understands a wide range of demanding, longer Portuguese texts, and recognizes implicit meaning.
  • Can express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  • Can use Portuguese flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
  • Can produce detailed, well-structured text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns and connectors.

C2 - Proficient:

  • Easily understands virtually everything heard or read in Portuguese.
  • Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources and reconstruct arguments in a coherent presentation.
  • Expresses him/herself spontaneously, fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in complex situations.

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