Archive | November 2015

New Start Dates

New Start Dates for Group Classes 2016

European and Brazilian Portuguese

European Portuguese

 

Beginners – Class A – January 14th

Thursdays, 5 to 8 p.m. –  Module 1 – 36 hours

 

Beginners – Class B – January 13th

Wednesdays, 5 to 8 p.m. – Module 2 – 36 hours

 

Beginners – Class C – January 29th          

Fridays, 5 to 8 p.m. – Module 2 – 36 hours

 

Elementary – January 15th           

Fridays, 5 to 8 p.m. – Module 2 – 36 hours

 

Advanced – January 4th          

Mondays, 5 to 8 p.m.  – Module 1 – 36 hours

 

Brazilian Portuguese

Beginners (Part II) – January 13th (in partnership with School of Continuing Studies of UofT)

60 hours – Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m.

Brazil Film Fest

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December 4th to 6th
TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King Street West
Subtitles in English

THE DUEL, by Marcos Jorge
December 4th at 9:00pm

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Christmas at the Monastery of Santa Cruz

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December 11, 12 and 13

The Monastery of Santa Cruz at Coimbra was a major center of Portuguese music during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The Toronto Consort, guest-directed by the early music specialist and lutenist Žak Ozmo, brings you a Christmas program like you have never heard, full of ravishingly beautifulvillancicos and wild Brazilian-influenced dances, found in the Monastery’s unique archives.

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Portuguese gives you wings

York University

Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Studies

Sponsored by SATA, Azores Airlines, the Award Portuguese Gives you Wings! was created in the academic year of 2015/16 at York University. This award aims at recognizing academic excellence in an Elementary Portuguese language class (POR1000). Therefore, the award will honor the best performing student enrolled in the discipline. The student awarded will receive a free trip to the beautiful region of the Azores, Portugal, courtesy of SATA, Azores Airlines.

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Digital books for children and youth

Click on the link and read a wide range of books for children and youth in Portuguese. So many options right at your fingertips!

 http://bibliotecalivrosdigitais.observalinguaportuguesa.org/

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Café e Cultura Toronto

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Some curious expressions used by the Portuguese

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Um português não tem um problema, na realidade ele está “feito ao bife”.

Um português não lhe diz para deixá-lo em paz, diz-lhe “vai chatear o Camões”.

Um português não lhe diz que é sexy, diz-lhe “é boa como o milho”.

Um português não repete o que diz, ele “vira o disco e toca o mesmo”.

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European Union Film Festival

 

Portugal_poster_CATSDONTCinema Royal
Portuguese film:
Novembre 22, 8:30pm
English subtitles
Free admission

Don’t have reading options for your children?

Olá leitores do Canal do Ensino!

Confira a seleção de livros infantis que estão disponíveis para download gratuito.

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Pensando neste público, reunimos 20 livros de literatura infantil que estão disponíveis na internet paradownload gratuito. Estes livros estão sob domínio público ou possuem a devida licença do autor para serem disponibilizados gratuitamente.

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