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Friends hiking in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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We offer 8 terms of Portuguese classes. Study this beautiful language and learn about Brazilian and Portuguese culture.

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Have you ever taken Portuguese or had other exposure to the language?

Yes: Contact a Portuguese Instructor - click for Contact Info

No: Enroll in LIPO 1A/1AX (offered fall only) - Click for course info


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View sample course syllabi and the Portuguese instructors' contact information.

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Two friends chatting with Rio de Janeiro cityscape in background
Stunning aerial view of Christ, The Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro

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Travel to and study in Brazil!

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Beach walkway at Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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