Portuguese is the official language of Portugal, Brazil, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, Angola, Mozambique, Príncipe, and São Tomé. It has over 220 million native speakers and including non-native speakers, there are more than 270 million total speakers worldwide. Portuguese is the sixth natively spoken language in the world and a great language to learn. Interested? Enroll in one of the excellent online Portuguese courses below and start learning how to speak Portuguese today.
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Best Online Portuguese Lessons
1. Essential European Portuguese
Created by Esther Clifford
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (24+ ratings)
57+ students enrolled
The perfect course to give you an introduction to the Portuguese language. If you don’t have the time or need to take an in-depth course in Portuguese, this course is for you.
- Learn the essential words and phrases you need to start communicating in Portuguese.
“Just got started and already loving this course! Esther is a pleasure to listen to and has a nice teaching pace. More than just teaching students to recognize vocabulary words, she explains how various letters and letter combinations are pronounced and includes relevant cultural tips so you can sound as close to a local as possible!”
“Good start with excellent explanations re pronunciation.”
Reviews from students of this course.
2. 3 Minute Portuguese – Course 1 | Lessons for beginners
Created by Kieran Ball
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (1,212+ ratings)
4,480+ students enrolled
An excellent course for complete beginners to the Portuguese language. The course is split into 3-minute chunks (hence the title) that makes learning easier and less stressful. As you progress through the course, you put together the 3-minute chunks of Portuguese you have learned to construct sentences. Highly recommended.
- Learn how to speak Portuguese confidently in everyday situations.
- You’ll learn a comprehensive base vocabulary of everyday words and phrases
- You’ll be able to understand spoken Portuguese.
- You’ll be able to construct sentences after the very first lesson.
- You’ll understand and be able to use Portuguese grammar.
- You’ll learn how to pronounce words correctly.
“This was a great introductory course to Portuguese. Kieran did a nice job of breaking everything down in simple, manageable sections and provided plenty of review and practice. I will definitely be taking the next courses for Portuguese as well!”
“Very good course. If you are a complete beginner this is the best format I’ve ever come across.”
“The lessons are bite-sized and easy to follow. Makes learning the language and becoming fluent much less daunting than initially expected. Great course!!”