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167 Portuguese teachers are available for private Portuguese lessons, in-person or online Portuguese classes. + Read more TUTOROO now works with 167 private Portuguese tutors available for in-person or for online private Portuguese classes. You can browse through the teachers profiles below to contact your preferred private tutor. We will introduce you to another private Portuguese teacher in the event the tutor you've inquired for is not available or cannot accommodate your needs. Pick your private Portuguese teacher and start learning Portuguese today! Read less

European Portuguese Native w/ a Bachelor in Languages
Gabriel
 (2 reviews)
 Portugal
 12, Rua Manuel Teixeira Gomes

Private Portuguese tutor online

Teacher joined in Jan, 2023

Gabriel Antunes has a degree in Languages, Literatures and Cultures from the Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa. Since 2017, he has dedicated his free time to teaching his mother tongue to foreign students who want to learn Portuguese. After completing his Master degree in Business Administration in 2021, he decided to go ahead with full-time Portuguese lessons. With a teaching method different from the traditional one, Gabriel seeks to customize portuguese lessons according to the needs of each student, providing the necessary tools so that students can reach a conversational level in their daily lives as quickly as possible. Gabriel also likes to teach through entertaining and interesting content, like music, books, movies, etc.

 Tutor available for 5 more students

EUR 30 / hour  Contact now
Have a conversation in ENG | POR | SPA in 10 lessons or less
Andy
 Brazil
 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Improve your Portuguese with a native teacher

Teacher joined in Feb, 2024

Unlock the secret to speak ENG | POR | SPA fluently in weeks, not months or years! As a polyglot fluent in five languages, I've developed an effective learning approach. Say goodbye to tedious grammar drills and let me introduce my method. My sessions promise rapid results. While my rates may be higher, the value is unmatched. Speak ENG | POR | SPA in 10 classes or less depending on your perspicacity. Let's kickstart your journey to unlock new languages. You'll be able to have a conversation!

 Tutor available for 5 more students

AUD 20 / hour  Contact now
Experienced European Portuguese tutor - Exams and Expats
Susana
 (6 reviews)
 Portugal
 Causeway Bay

Portuguese course online near you

Teacher joined in Mar, 2018

I'm a certified and experienced Portuguese teacher, born and raised in Portugal. I have been teaching European Portuguese in Asia since 2016. Most of my students prepare for the Portuguese exam and the majority of them have so far succeeded! I teach students to communicate in Portuguese in everyday life situations specific to Portugal, required to pass the exam. My teaching materials are recommended by the Portuguese examination center. Most of my classes are now online and my teaching materials are available in digital format.

 Tutor available for 3 more students

HKD 300 / hour  Contact now
Online Portuguese Classes via Zoom
Israel
 (16 reviews)
 Brazil
 Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

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Teacher joined in Oct, 2020

Oi! My name is Israel and I'm from Brazil. I have been teaching English and Portuguese for 10 years. I work with students of all ages, starting from children aged 8, to teenagers and adults. I have the experience you need to become fluent in Portuguese and I will put in efforts to make you enjoy learning by using effective methods. If complicated grammar points are not your cup of tea, don't worry! We can start by adopting a conversational approach to get you speaking Portuguese as quickly as possible. Classes will focus on your language needs and your personal learning goals tailored to your unique personal circumstances. I am looking forward to meeting you.

 Tutor available for 1 more student

EUR 12 / hour  Contact now
Learn Portuguese with Denise
Denise
 (9 reviews)
 Portugal
 Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Private Portuguese lessons online

Teacher joined in May, 2019

Hi, I’m a Portuguese university Art and Humanities student. I used to live in UK for 9 years where I was studying and working, but I always been in love with Lisbon and now I’m back. I like to read and visit museums. My special skill is being curious, I love to meet people and new places.

 Tutor available for 4 more students

EUR 20 / hour  Contact now
Portuguese Classes with Native Teacher
Juliana
 (24 reviews)
 Brazil
 Lisbon, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, Portugal

Improve your Portuguese with a native tutor

Teacher joined in May, 2020

Hello! :) My name is Juliana, I am Brazilian, graduated in graphic design, and have always worked as a fashion designer. Currently, I live in Lisbon and for more than 3 years I've been teaching Portuguese to people who want to learn the language or to improve their Portuguese skills, with grammar and conversation classes, always teaching using subjects that the student is interested in so that Portuguese can be faster and more fun to be learned. I have experience teaching students of different ages, from different countries, students from zero level to advanced level of knowledge about the Portuguese language, and with different learning needs. In addition, we can have a schedule of classes according to how fast you need to learn the language.

 Tutor available for 1 more student

EUR 20 / hour  Contact now
Learn to speak European Portuguese with native tutor online.
Catarina
 (7 reviews)
 Portugal
 Lisbon, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, Portugal

Portuguese teacher online near you

Teacher joined in Oct, 2019

(ONLINE LESSONS ONLY) European Portuguese native speaker with 10 years of online working experience. I teach Portuguese as a foreign language in a way that you can integrate it into your everyday life, work, business or travel, to kids and adults. I completely understand the challenges of learning a foreign language (I’ve been there too, but it doesn't have to be a chore!) and that's why I tailor the lessons to your needs, expectations and experience, in an engaging, positive and natural way. I don't want you to lose track of your learning goals. I'd rather want you to feel that anyone can learn, grow and get better. It just takes patience, consistent practice, and the right approach to achieve fluency! I love to teach and share the Portuguese language and culture. I'm fluent in Spanish and I also speak English and French. Each new language becomes easier :) “The limits of my language means the limits of my world.” ― Ludwig Wittgenstein

 Tutor available for 5 more students

EUR 28 / hour  Contact now
Experienced Tutor, European Portuguese language - Dublin
Paula
 (13 reviews)
 Portugal
 Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

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Teacher joined in Oct, 2018

(ONLINE LESSONS) Hi there, my name is Paula, and I would love to be your Portuguese Tutor. I was born in Lisbon where I lived most of my life. I teach Portuguese classes at Trinity College, with new and easy methodologies to learn the language. I am a "people person" with a clear preference for activities requiring human interaction. An MSc-Hon Degree in Education Science combined with over fifteen-year teaching career, allowed me to develop both professional and soft skills that are very important in dealing with people of various age groups, in training and teaching environment. If we start working together, not only will you learn the Portuguese language, but also about the Portuguese people, culture, history and geography.

 Tutor available for 5 more students

EUR 30 / hour  Contact now
Private Portuguese Tutor in Singapore and Online
Jessica
 (3 reviews)
 Brazil
 Singapore

Private Portuguese classes online

Teacher joined in Jun, 2019

(Only available for Online Lessons) Hello everyone, my name is Jessica, I'm a Brazilian lawyer and I came to Singapore because my husband got a job here. I will be happy to teach you Portuguese and share with you my beautiful culture. I am a suitable tutor for Kids as well as Adults and have dedicated materials to support on your learning. I offer one-to-one classes, providing personalized lessons according to the age, interests, wishes and needs of the student. If you prefer, I am also happy to offer online classes through Zoom or Skype for example. Feel free to contact me in case of any question and I hope to see you soon! Espero vê-los em breve! Um abraço. =)

 Tutor available for 5 more students

SGD 50 / hour  Contact now
Strong background  in teaching!
Angelica
 (4 reviews)
 Brazil
 Dubai Marina - Dubai - Emiratos Árabes Unidos

Improve your Portuguese with private lessons

Teacher joined in Aug, 2018

More than 13 years of experience as an undergraduate teacher and 4 years experience as a postgraduate teacher. Degree in Tourism Hotel Management, MBA in Business Management and Master's degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing and strategy, research areas: Strategy Management, Consumer Behavior, Education and Service Marketing. Assistant Professor at UNA Univesity (from 2006 to 2016), in undergraduate and distance courses, author of General Management Theory Book. I am passionate with teaching, and all kind of process that includes learning. The more I teach, more I get to learn.

 Tutor available for 3 more students

AED 140 / hour  Contact now
My first language is Portuguese, but I I am fully bilingual.
Cindy
 (3 reviews)
 Portugal
 Perth

Portuguese tutor online near you

Teacher joined in Jul, 2020

I have moved from 4 different countries, but at my core is my Portuguese identity and nationality of which I am very proud! In South Africa I was a paralegal Secretary and I continued doing this all these years in Western Australia. I am married to a Portuguese and I am very active in the community and my culture! Throughout my life I continue to practise my birth language and culture not forgetting my love of my cuisine which I revert to as frequently as possible. Portuguese is a beautiful romance language!

 Tutor available for 1 more student

AUD 35 / hour  Contact now
Certified Portuguese teacher with 10+ years of experience
Joel
 (2 reviews)
 Portugal
 Rua Teixeira de Sousa 4

Learn Portuguese with a private teacher

Teacher joined in Nov, 2021

Do you want to learn Portuguese within a couple of months? Get to pronounce almost like a native? I teach Portuguese for beginners and intermediates within a couple of months in an interactive way and focused on professional and personal needs. Having lived in 4 different countries, I developed a strong passion for several cultures and languages. Over the last years, I learned several languages from scratch and I love sharing my knowledge and how I did it with other people with the same ambitions. Probably I speak one of your languages. Drop me a message and start improving your Portuguese! Certificate of Pedagogical Aptitude University Degrees (University of Coimbra, Portugal): - Master in Communication - Bachelor in Modern Languages (French, Spanish, and German)

 Tutor available for 3 more students

EUR 28 / hour  Contact now
Tailor-made Portuguese lessons - incl. online
Cristina
 (4 reviews)
 Portugal
 Harpenden, England, United Kingdom

Private Portuguese course online

Teacher joined in Nov, 2018

Olá! I am a native speaker of Portuguese, resident in Harpenden, England. I have been a Language Teacher since I graduated in 1993 in Faculdade de Letras in Porto. Since I came to the UK in 2010 I have been teaching Portuguese on a private basis, along with my main occupation as a Freelance Translator. I teach all levels, including Portuguese for Business. Vamos lá começar?

 Tutor available for 2 more students

GBP 30 / hour  Contact now
Brazilian Wanderlust
Bruna
 (1 review)
 Brazil
 Budapest

Improve your Portuguese with private classes

Teacher joined in Sep, 2020

Oi, tudo bem? I am Bruna, originally from São Paulo, Brazil. I've been living in Budapest for a while and found that a great way to meet people and enrich my life experience and others is by teaching. I am offering language classes for those wanting to learn more about my beautiful Brazil. I have a Brazilian Law degree and lots of knowledge I have acquired over the years after traveling to several countries. I am sure that we will have a lot to talk about, and you will be able to start a dialogue in Portuguese soon. I am also an ESL and certified Spanish teacher. My prior experience is teaching in private schools, camps and as an interpreter for adults and kids from 4-18 years old. Feel free to contact me!

 Tutor available for 3 more students

HUF 3000 / hour  Contact now
I'm a native Portuguese speaker, used to in hk for 14 years.
Eduardo
 Brazil
 Gafanha do Carmo. Ilhavo

Portuguese lessons online near you

Teacher joined in Jun, 2020

I want to use my free time to help people and improve my communication skills. I have experience in many areas and I have been traveling around the world for many years. We can have practicing different areas of conversation like; tourism, technology, cultural and nature. I can help with tips about many countries and how to deal with the locals in case of tourism. I even can help with western etiquette and how to behave in different situations. There are some tips about Brazilian and portuguese food that I can help.

 Tutor available for 3 more students

HKD 250 / hour  Contact now
Portuguese language teacher, Learn Portuguese Fast with Mauricio in Singapore
Mauricio
 (6 reviews)
 Brazil
 16 College Avenue West

Learn Portuguese with a private tutor

Teacher joined in Apr, 2021

I was born and raised in Brazil. I tutored Portuguese grammar at the high school/university level and also other subjects. This experience has taught me to adapt to best teach each student. I am currently studying at Yale-NUS college in the class of 2024 majoring in Physics. I would love to spread more about Brazilian culture in Singapore and teaching Portuguese would be a way to do this. By learning Portuguese it is easier to appreciate Brazil's rich culture such as music, poetry, literature and cinema.

 Tutor available for 2 more students

SGD 45 / hour  Contact now
Portuguese having fun - study what really matters to you!
Mahanie
 (5 reviews)
 Brazil
 Dublin

Private Portuguese teacher online

Teacher joined in Sep, 2020

Hello beautiful people! I am a Brazilian girl and a full-time traveller. I'm a Portuguese teacher and a language enthusiast. I'm currently running online and individual classes for English and Spanish speakers. Portuguese is a beautiful language but has a lot of grammar content and therefore the process can be long and exhaustive. That's the reason I believe in learning through fun. In my class, we will approach a variety of subjects, from the basic language aspects to debates on psychology, philosophy and politics. Always focused on your interests, we build the classes as we go on, bringing movies, books, podcasts and all types of sources that can add up to your process of learning. "Enjoy the process" is my motto! Would you like to join me?

 Tutor available for 1 more student

EUR 20 / hour  Contact now
Learn Spanish or Portuguese with me and enjoy every lesson!
Cardoso
 (14 reviews)
 Brazil
 Hong Kong

Improve your Portuguese with a private course

Teacher joined in Mar, 2020

(Online Lessons) I am a globetrotter and have extensive experience living in many countries. Being native in Portuguese and fluent in Spanish and English, as I lived in Mexico, I have been teaching Portuguese and Spanish for several years. My lesson style is fun and interactive, focusing on a practical conversation with a broad range of topics, well suited for students seeking language skill for the best travel experience and their different targets and levels. Feel free to contact me!.

 Tutor available for 4 more students

HKD 300 / hour  Contact now
Portuguese tutor
Juceline
 Guinea-Bissau
 Oslo, Norge

Portuguese classes online near you

Teacher joined in Nov, 2023

Native speaker and translator. Portuguese is quite similar to Spanish although with a more complex grammar. I’ve had both oral and written exams and passed with top grades. I’ve also done teaching practice and apprenticeship in Lisbon. My goal is to help you learn to communicate and express yourself correctly in Portuguese within 1 year. My method of teaching is through text books, literature, and movies as a way to be more interactive. I also like to do weekly assessments to evaluate the progress through the improvements and reassess the less mastered subjects

 Tutor available for 4 more students

NOK 200 / hour  Contact now
Come lets have fun with Portuguese.
Trish
 Mozambique
 72 Christchurch road Southend on sea

Learn Portuguese with private lessons

Teacher joined in Mar, 2020

Young lady who loves teaching,currently studying my Masters In English, I am a qualified portuguese teacher who studied the language for three years at tertiary level.Portuguese is also my mother tongue, I grew speaking the language which makes it easier for me to converse, convey and teach in Portuguese.Learn how to speak,cook and even laugh in Portuguese !11

 Tutor available for 3 more students

GBP 15 / hour  Contact now
Learn Portuguese at your home
Marcos
 Brazil
 35 Victoria road

Private Portuguese tutor online

Teacher joined in Jun, 2020

I was born in Brazil where I lived for nearly 30 year! I am very good on grammar and writing. You can learn from scratch or improve your skills. Portuguese is one of the 5 Roman languages... you may find it a bit hard at the really beginning, but once we reach the initial barrier it flows... Portuguese is spoken in Brazil, Portugal, and a few countries in Africa. Once was spoken in Macau (China) and Goa (India). Portuguese is a fun language where just in Brazil you will find many variations... We can go through the most spoken.

 Tutor available for 5 more students

GBP 20 / hour  Contact now
Improve your Portuguese!
Barbara
 Brazil
 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Private Portuguese teacher online

Teacher joined in Feb, 2020

I was born and raised in Brazil. I'm a very curious and friendly person. I like traveling, movies, music, theatre, arts. Portuguese is a beautiful language and I would love to help you improve your language skills.

 Tutor available for 1 more student

CAD 30 / hour  Contact now
Sou Excellente professora de Portugues, comigo vais aprender
Maria
 (1 review)
 Angola
 Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Improve your Portuguese with a native tutor

Teacher joined in Jul, 2019

I Speak 3 languages Portuguese, Spanish and English. As you will see from the attached CV, I’ve begun building my career in a variety of roles in both large and small companies Angola and South-Africa where I was not just the admin but also an all-rounder. I’m not only used to wearing many hats, I sincerely enjoy it, this with my strong, outgoing personality, but I have also found it easy to deal with various situations in the most professional of ways. I thrive in an environment where I am able to learn and grow. n closing, I am thrilled at the possibility of being considered for the available post, I truly believe that my knowledge and experience in liaising with a variety of people as well as building and maintaining good client relationships, coupled with my strong administrative skills would make me the ideal person for this post.

 Tutor available for 3 more students

ZAR 150 / hour  Contact now
Let's work together and achieve your goals
Margarida
 (2 reviews)
 Portugal
 Cascais, Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, Portugal

Portuguese course online near you

Teacher joined in Apr, 2020

Hello! My name is Margot and I am a 22 years old tutor, currently living in Portugal. I discovered my passion for teaching early on in life. For the past two years, I have been investing in this skill professionally, teaching students of diverse generations and environments, and enjoying every second of it. I prepare a personalized study plan for each of my learners: everyone learns differently, and I am here to help you, to not just learn, but to learn in the best way possible, so you achieve your full potential. I look forward to being your mentor, grow and work alongside you!

 Tutor available for 5 more students

EUR 15 / hour  Contact now

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PORTUGUESE FAQs

Is Portuguese hard to learn?

Whether you find Portuguese hard or easy to learn lies in your confidence, motivation, and commitment. Any language can prove difficult to master if you're not learning it the right way, i.e., by taking private Portuguese lessons.

If you'll learn Portuguese, don't start with the mindset that achieving fluency is impossible. Although some people grasp new languages faster than others, learning Portuguese isn't rocket science. Also, remember that you can reach any level of fluency that you want as long as you're enthusiastic.

How Long Does It Take to Achieve Fluency in Portuguese?

In ranking the most difficult languages to learn, the US State Department states that Portuguese takes 24 weeks to learn. That's about 600 hours. Also, the report places Portuguese in the 'Category 1' of the ranking alongside Afrikaans, Spanish, Danish, Swedish, and French.

The category one status means that Portuguese is relatively easy to learn to fluency. An average learner can pick up the language and grow to speak fluently in just the space of six months. However, it depends on a few factors, like your natural ability to learn a new language. Also, your enthusiasm to learn Portuguese with a tutor has a role to play in your learning journey.

How Can I Learn Portuguese Fast?

Learning new languages can be challenging regardless if you're learning it online or taking an online language lesson. For example, some words in Portuguese with different meanings can pose problems when using and pronouncing them in conversations. However, to get rid of this problem, learn Portuguese with a private tutor.

When you learn a new language with a private tutor, you can practice conversations with your tutor. Also, if you live where Portuguese isn't commonly spoken, taking private Portuguese classes can serve as a partial immersion.

Below are fast ways to learn Portuguese and feel confident when having conversations in Portuguese.

Start learning Portuguese with the best tutors available

Taking Portuguese lessons with a private Portuguese tutor is one of the fastest ways to learn Portuguese besides full immersion. Your private tutor will create a customized teaching plan to suit your needs. Also, you get to practice with your tutor and ask questions.

Learning apps

Learning apps are also a proven way to learn Portuguese fast. Many of the apps come with user-friendly features like daily lessons and artificial conversations that help improve your vocabulary. They also come with a daily reminder that alerts you when it's to learn. However, there are some drawbacks to using learning apps, like apps not providing tailored learning.

Additionally, most learning apps won't start teaching you large Portuguese vocabulary immediately. However, they will teach you how to learn by following some programmed instructions and examples. By this, we mean you will practice 'learning by doing.'

Read simple Children's storybooks and textbooks in Portuguese

It's good that you have decided to take Portuguese lessons. However, learning on your own can go a long way too. It will help you digest Portuguese words faster.

And what more exciting way to do it than from children's storybooks and textbooks?

As surprising as it seems, reading Portuguese children's books speeds up your learning. This is because your mind will be challenged just like a child, open to learning and questioning new things.

You can start with books that teach you to identify the Portuguese alphabet. Then you can move to those that teach you to identify and pronounce common things in the home and environment in Portuguese. Afterward, you can move to those that make syllables and morphemes. Finally to storybooks, Aventuras de Dona Redonda”( Adventures of Dona Redonda) by Virgínia de Castro E Almeida is an example of such books.

Use flashcards for words that are difficult to learn

When you learn Portuguese with a private tutor, you may find some words difficult. When this happens, you're not alone. Several millions of people have experienced the same. Luckily, flashcards have proven to be able to work in this instance.

Write the words on your sticky notes, then paste them where you can wake up to see them every day. You can write as many as 15 words that are giving you problems. Before long, you will notice that they no longer give you problems. You can then remove those whose problems you've solved and replace them with new difficult words.

Listening

Listening to CDs, DVDs, and Portuguese voice recordings is an effective way to learn Portuguese fast. It makes you learn on the go. Wherever you are, in your car, on your bike, with your phone or iPod and earphones, learning Portuguese becomes easy. You can also practice listening and reading together.

Watching DVDs and shows in Portuguese can also make you learn fast. Some subtitles can make you master tones only until you're good without them. This method can also help train your ears.

Learning and Speaking among native Portuguese speakers

Engaging in interesting conversations with native speakers of the Portuguese language is another way to learn it fast. You can start by learning to say sorry, greet, and exchange pleasantries. Going to markets where Portuguese speakers dominate will give you a feel of the language tone, meaning, and culture.

Also, it will aid in developing the right tonal pitch and good accent of the language. Thankfully, people in the market are always ready to help, so asking them questions about difficult words is easy.

Speak Portuguese with yourself

There are times you will not be able to find someone to share your progress with by speaking. However, you can start to speak to yourself. Funny right? But you can give it a try. It works.

After your private Portuguese lessons, you can practice conversing in Portuguese with yourself. It'll help you store words and learn how to use them better. In addition, you can check for corrections from other places you learn from. If you're committed to doing this, you'll soon become a master of the language.

How Many People Speak Portuguese?

Portuguese is ranked ninth among the world's most spoken languages. In addition, it is ranked second among the Romance languages.

Interestingly, there are about 232 million native Portuguese speakers and over 26 million non-native speakers.

The above figure pegs the total number of Portuguese speakers around the world at about 260 million. Brazil has the largest speaking population, with about 211.2 million speakers. Also, about 12 million Portuguese speakers live in Sao Paulo.

Besides Portugal and Brazil, speakers of the Portuguese language spread across the world. In the US, there are about 693,000 speakers. Likewise, Canada is home to 220,000. Other countries in the Americas also have native Portuguese speakers. Argentina has 58,000; Paraguay, 235,000; Venezuela, 254,000; Uruguay claims about 30,600 speakers.

In Europe, France has the largest number (behind Portugal), with 959,000 native speakers. Switzerland and Spain have about 200,000 speakers, while the United Kingdom has 135,000. These figures are more than enough reason to learn Portuguese online.

In the rest of the world, Angola has about 18 million native Portuguese speakers. Mozambique claims about 13 million. In addition, there are a considerable number of Portuguese speakers in South Africa and Guinea-Bissau.

Also, there are about 300,000 speakers in both Japan and India and around 49,000 speakers in Australia.

How Many Countries Employ Portuguese as their Official Language?

Portuguese is the language of Portugal. This means that it is the national and first language of the people. Therefore, nearly all Portuguese residents speak this language.

Brazil is also a Portuguese-speaking nation. Interestingly, Brazil has the largest number of Portuguese speakers in the world.

In total, eight countries in the world employ Portuguese as their official language. Five of these are from Africa, with over 14 million speakers. The African countries include São Tomé and Príncipe, Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, and Cape Verde. These countries in Africa are called PALOP (Países Africanos de Língua Oficial Portuguesa).

Generally, all these countries are called The Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPCL). CPCL is an intergovernmental organization that ensures diplomatic cooperation among countries that employ Portuguese as their official language. Portuguese is also employed among Macau's Special Administrative Region's official languages in China.

Minority speakers of Portuguese are also found in Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Namibia, and Zambia.

Several organizations also employ or recognize Portuguese as one of their official languages. They include:

Why Learn Portuguese?

As learning new skills can help express your creativity, it can also help you discover a part of yourself you never knew. Learning to speak Portuguese is not exempt. Here are a few benefits of learning Portuguese.

Learning for limitless exploration

There are limitless opportunities in the world we live in. These opportunities can come when we least expect them, and when they come, you should be ready. It may be a job or a university application in a Portuguese-speaking country. However, when you learn Portuguese beyond knowing how to read train tickets and road signs offers limitless connections with new people.

It helps build business skills

The tides of the economic connection of the world have and are changing more than ever. Business organizations and companies are expanding in boundaries on an international scale. There are many viable market potentials in South America and Western Europe, and learning Portuguese makes you stay competitive in the global market. It also allows you to connect with several other Portuguese colleagues and investors in your field all over the world.

Helps to Improve Your Memory

Another good reason to learn Portuguese online is that it can improve your memory. Learning a new language means you'll know how the words are connected and the deep meaning of those words. You'll also have to learn to form Portuguese grammatical structures and speak and write them. All these challenging tasks put your brain muscles on an exercise and, in turn, improve your mental health.

What are the popular Portuguese Proficiency Tests?

The Centro de Avaliação de Português Língua Estrangeira (CAPLE), translated as Centre for Evaluation of Portuguese as a Foreign Language, is the only major Portuguese proficiency test. The test is organized by the Faculty of Letters at the University of Lisbon. If you register for this exam, you'll demonstrate your level of mastery of the language in different phases. You can write this either in Portugal or in 45 other nations.

There are five levels in the CAPLE exam, and they're as follows:

The A2 Level:
The A2 level is referred to as Certificado inicial de Português Língua estrangeira(CIPLE), meaning Initial Certificate of Portuguese Foreign Language

The B1 Level:
Called the Diploma Elementar de Portugues Língua Estrangeira (DEPLE) and translated Elementary Diploma of Portuguese Language.

The B2 Level:
Titled Diploma Intermédio de Português Língua estrangeira (DIPLE) and interpreted as Intermediate Diploma of Portuguese Language. You can prepare for your Portuguese proficiency test with a Portuguese tutor.

The C1 Level:
Diploma Avançado de portugues Língua estrangeira (DAPLE) and translated as Advanced Diploma of Portuguese Language.

The C2 Level:
Diploma universitário de portugues língua estrangeira (DUPLE) translated as University Diploma of Portuguese Language.

There are similarities between the exam levels of CAPLE and CEFR(Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

You must reach a pass level of A2 or higher if you intend to secure Portuguese citizenship. Therefore it's important that you enroll for private Portuguese lessons.

To be eligible for CAPLE:

You must be at least 14 years old and above.
You must be from a country whose official language is not Portuguese.

If you do not satisfy the above, then you must meet the following:

Your primary communication language must not be Portuguese.
Your learned first language must not be Portuguese
Your parents' first language must not be Portuguese
You must not have had Portuguese as the language of study in your basic and secondary education.

How Can I Become a Portuguese Tutor at TUTOROO?

Becoming a Portuguese tutor at TUTOROO is super easy, whether for physical or online classes. While we don't particularly request certifications or qualifications to show your level of proficiency in Portuguese, our team will test your proficiency prior to onboarding you.

One unique benefit of being a tutor on TUTOROO is that your work schedule is flexible, and there's a steady flow of jobs as many people are signing up to learn Portuguese. Frequently asked questions about how to become a Tutor at TUTOROO may be found here.

Successful tutors at TUTOROO make as much as $8000 monthly only by being available to tutor. As a tutor, you can get full weekly schedules, and you also have the option of choosing when you'd be available. For instance, you can decide to take classes during the week and not on weekends.

To begin the journey of tutoring at TUTOROO, sign up here. You can expect to receive a message from you in about three working days.