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

Open enrollment – Register anytime On-Demand Online

Portuguese II

6 Mon, Oct 30-Dec 11, 2023 Live Online

Portuguese III

6 Thu, Jan 18-Feb 22, 2024 Live Online

Portuguese IV

6 Thu, Mar 14-Apr 18, 2024 Live Online

Portuguese V

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


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