Portuguese in Chicago

Portuguese. It’s the world’s sixth most-spoken language with an estimated 220 million native speakers worldwide. After English, Portuguese ranks as one of Europe’s fastest-spreading languages. And with Brazil’s growing influence in the international market, Portuguese is thriving all around the globe.

Connect with Chicago’s international community and overseas opportunities. Learn a foreign language with a native, qualified tutor within Chicago city limits, and see how your work, travel, and personal opportunities expand. Take a free online language level test to see how good your language skills are, then contact Language Trainers to build a course program based on your schedule and learning needs. Why wait any longer? Connect with our team of tutors today!

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Interesting Language Facts


Over 50% of company recruiters look for language skills on potential employee's resumes.

On average, bilingual pay differentials range between 5 and 20% per hour more than the position's base rate.

21% of Americans speak a language other than English at home.
WHY people learn PORTUGUESE?
1.
Work abroad in Portuguese-speaking countries
2.
Travel and personal interest in cultures in Portuguese-speaking countries
3.
Personal reasons (communicating with friends or family abroad)
NUMBER of SPEAKERS
Native
220
Million
Non-Native
30
Million
PORTUGUESE

JOKE
A professora para o Joãozinho:
—Se eu digo fui bonita, é passado. Se digo sou bonita o que é, Joãozinho?
—É mentira...
Foreign Language Speakers
in CHICAGO
40%
of population
No. of Immigrants
in CHICAGO
21%
of population
Top Languages Spoken
in CHICAGO
1st (Spanish)
2nd (Polish)
3rd (Tagalog)

1-on-1 Business Portuguese Course in Chicago

Our Portuguese courses in Chicago are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Portuguese and email skills, as well as a level of survival Portuguese, granting them the ability to work in a country where Portuguese is the native tongue.

1-on-1 General Portuguese Course in Chicago

Our general one-on-one courses in Chicago will help students improve their Portuguese level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Portuguese classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

2-to-1 and Small Group
Portuguese Courses in Chicago (closed group)

Our Portuguese courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Portuguese Course or In-Company Small Group Portuguese Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Portuguese Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.

NUMBER of HOURS needed
to reach a certain level
in Portuguese
30 Hours
Elementary
150 Hours
Intermediate
400 Hours
Advanced
2094
people have taken our
PORTUGUESE level test.
628
language teachers in CHICAGO
are already registered with Language Trainers.

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Some of our Language Teachers in Chicago


Linda
Language Taught: Italian, German, French, English

An English-French bilingual born and raised in France, Linda has extensive experience teaching the two languages to learners of all ages and skill levels, in both France and the United States. She holds a Master's in English, as well as a French teaching certification. She has special experience preparing students for language examinations.


Anna
Language Taught: Polish, German

Anna is a native speaker of both Polish and German, and has over seven years of experience teaching both languages. She currently holds a Master's degree in German Literature and History. She is also a regular participant in conferences related to German language and culture. 

“Teste seu português”... Take a Level Test

2094 tests taken so far | Average score: 46 out of 70

Our clients from Chicago include:


Clifford Chance US LLP

Elsevier Masson

Kentech International

Voith Paper Fabric & Roll Systems Inc

How to Book


Take our Portuguese Language Level Test.

Let us know why you need to learn Portuguese and include the time and location that best suit you.

Review our quote and, if you are happy with it, receive our invoice and Agreement form.

Sign our Agreement form and submit a deposit* for the course.

Receive confirmation from our team with your Portuguese tutor’s details.

Begin your Portuguese training and receive your Portuguese course book.
Throughout your Portuguese course, the Language Trainers Academic Team will be on hand to help you with any queries.
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After the first lesson or two, our team will contact you to ensure you are happy with your trainer. If necessary, we will change the focus of the course to better suit your needs.
After finishing your course, we will send you a course attendance and completion certificate..
Our team will provide you with follow-up learning opportunities, including: self study material, language courses in Portuguese-speaking countries, and more advanced courses with Language Trainers.
*Deposit payable by check, credit card, wire transfer, or PayPal. Your quote will include the number of classes and cost. A typical course lasts 30 hours per level, with classes of 2 hours each.

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