Portuguese Courses – Bertamini

For us learning is a way of living, not merely knowledge (our methodology The Bertamini experience – click HERE)
Active use of the Portuguese Language in our teaching (our instructional methods click HERE)

Our Portuguese language courses (online or in our School – private or group lessons) have various entry levels with the ultimate aim of acquiring the CAPLE Certificate or National Diploma in Portuguese. The Diploma B2 offers the student an official Language Certificate recognised by public and private entities.

The diploma A1 corresponds to beginners, A2 to the elementary level, B1 corresponds to the intermediate level, B2 to upper intermediate, C1 corresponds to Effective Operational Proficiency or advanced and C2 to Mastery or proficiency .

1st Training Cycle: is completed with the preparation and acquisition of the Diplomas: B1 and B2.

2nd Training Cycle: the second level is completed with the preparation and acquisition of the Higher Diploma C1.

3rd Training Cycle: the last level is completed with the preparation and acquisition of the Highest Diploma C2.

The Bertamini Multilingual School additionally issues a valid Certificate of Attendance for each completed level (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2).

Preparation for Portuguese Language Certification: CAPLE, National Certificate of Language Proficiency in Portuguese (click HERE)

Click HERE: Studying in Portugal! Preparing Student for studying in Italian Universities. Erasmus students and professionals.

How long does it take to complete the three courses?

At this point, it is important to clarify that the programmes are flexible and depend on the curriculum or educational plan the student will choose. If eg the student chooses a rolling plan, without stopping during the summer, then the completion time of the programmes changes.

Courses for Adults

The time required to complete the First Cycle of this language is:

For adults: two quadrimesters of preparation for Diploma B1 and two quadrimesters for Diploma B2. If the student chooses to attend a summer or winter crash course the completion time is accelerated.

For the preparation and acquisition of the Higher Diploma C1 and the Highest Diploma C2 the duration is determined according to the scheme of study that the student has chosen (8 months for each level).


For Children and Teens

The time required to complete the 1st Cycle of this language is:

For Teenagers: 3 quadrimesters of preparation for the Diploma B1 and two quadrimesters for the Diploma B2.

For Children: 4 quadrimesters of preparation for the Diploma B1 and two quadrimesters for the Diploma B2.

If the student chooses to attend a summer or winter crash course the completion time is accelerated.

For the preparation and acquisition of the Higher Diploma C1 and the Highest Diploma C2 the duration is determined according to the scheme of study that the student has chosen (10 months for each level).