What’s the CELPE-Bras?
CELPE-Bras (Certificado de Proficiência em
Língua Portuguesa para
Estrangeiros) is the only official and recognized diploma of Portuguese language
studies for foreigners. The exam was established by the Brazilian Ministry of Education and
Culture (MEC) in cooperation with the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
(MRE). It is internationally recognized as proof of competence in the Portuguese
language. The test examines written and spoken communication skills in Brazilian
Portuguese in different every day situations. Once having taken the exam you
will be placed in one of the following levels:
· Intermediário Superior
· Avançado Superior
Level of Portuguese needed:
At least intermediate level
Course CELP-Bras Program
Two week intensive Prep course:
The last two weeks before the exam. Every day, four lessons per day (20 lessons per week)
Intensive Course price: Please take a look in our price list
The exam is given twice a year in April and October at the Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA). Next examination dates are in April 2014.
A Qualified native teachers will prepare you for the examination, using all types of texts, radio and TV reports, interviews, and picture material to develop your listening, reading comprehension, speaking, and writing ability. 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.
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