Portuguese is a Romance language that is spoken by more than 260 million people around the world. It’s the most widely spoken language in South America. Brazilian and European Portuguese are both covered at UWM’s School of Continuing Education.

Our Portuguese program provides a comprehensive curriculum designed to rapidly develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Encompassing a wide range of levels, our Portuguese course offerings include Portuguese I-V, Intermediate Portuguese I-IV and Advanced Portuguese.

Whether you want to travel or increase your career opportunities, learning Portuguese can help you reach your goals. You’ll learn vocabulary, sentence structure and pronunciation within each of the course levels.

Our Portuguese Certificate is the perfect way to enhance your resume. Earn the certificate by completing a minimum of Portuguese III, IV and V plus an OPIc.

To register or find details on individual courses, select the course title below.

ACTFL OPIc – Portuguese

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ACTFL Written Proficiency Test

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Portuguese I

6 Thu, Sept 5-Oct 10, 2024 Live Online

Portuguese II

6 Thu, Oct 24-Dec 5, 2024 Live Online

Portuguese III

6 Thu, Jan 16-Feb 20, 2025 Live Online

Portuguese IV

6 Thu, Mar 6-Apr 17, 2025 Live Online

Portuguese V

6 Thu, May 2-June 7, 2024 Live Online

6 Thu, Apr 24-May 29, 2025 Live Online


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