The World Cup 2014 in Brazil is the event of the year and if you are going to be there, you want to understand what is going on as much as you can. IBEC prepared this 6-week crash course for you and it includes everything you need to engage in communication while in Brazil and, for the World Cup, we will also teach you relevant soccer vocabulary. At the end of the six weeks of classes we will watch a match in Portuguese together.
Even if you’re not going to the World Cup, join us and have a great time while you learn another language.
The content includes greetings, numbers, cognates, directions, hours, topics on travel, at the hotel, at the stadium, going around town, among others. We utilize authentic materials and our teachers are native Brazilians, with superior language skills and a passion for teaching.
After the World Cup, the 6-week crash courses will modify the vocabulary to other current events in Brazil, such as Rock in Rio (big multiple-day rock concert) and Carnaval, for example. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
· Classes will run from April 22 to May 29, Tue and Thu, and from April 28 to June 4, Mon and Wed. Each class: 1.5 hours, twice a week. Total: 18 hrs of instruction. Classes will form with a minimum of 10 students (it is a lot more fun to study in a group).
Brasileiros que querem obter diploma de primeiro e segundo grau: cliquem aqui para saber sobre o curso preparatório em San Francisco a partir de 24 de março.
We are accepting new students! Send us your enrollment forms and learn Portuguese with us.
SATURDAY CLASSES FOR ADULTS: IBEC Marin and IBEC Silicon Valley offer classes for adults on Saturdays.
Enroll the same way, costs are the same.
Welcome to IBEC – Instituto Brasil de Educação e Cultura!
IBEC is commited to teaching Portuguese language and Brazilian culture. It aims to deepen the language and culture in the communities where it operates.
We use the intercultural approach to teach the language and our curriculum is based on the most up-to-date studies in the fields of heritage and foreign language education. We teach the variety of Portuguese spoken in Brazil and the rich Brazilian culture, with some incursions in the Portuguese culture as well, always in a caring and fun environment. Our goal is to engage students by providing an environment full of fun discoveries and quality educational support.
With five locations in the San Francisco Bay Area, we offer Portuguese classes as heritage and as foreign language for students 3 to 17 years old, all year round, as well as private and group lessons for adults. In our third year—and growing steadily—we have plans for much more in the near future.
To learn more about IBEC please check the links above or get in touch.
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