Portuguese Language Summer Course

Last updated:15 Nov 2019


A History to Celebrate

More than thirty years have passed since we held our first well-regarded summer course on a stifling morning in July 1986. That initial course involved just one class of 36 graduate students from mainland China, who listened attentively to the instructor as he pronounced his first words in the strange yet not so unfamiliar language which had adorned Macao’s street signs for many years. “Bom dia!” the programme coordinator Mr Jorge Cavalheiro said…

澳大葡語暑期課程開辦於1986年7月,至今已有超過30年歷史。最初只有一個班,由36名來自中國內地的研究生組成,他們在課堂學習這種發音奇特卻又不完全陌生、在澳門多年歷久不衰的語言,跟著老師說:bom dia!(早晨)那位導師便是第一屆葡語暑期課程的統籌人Jorge Cavalheiro…

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Student Feedback

huangThe course has been very helpful. It helped me improve my spoken Portuguese. I have also made friends with like-minded studends from different universities.

Huang Xiaohua, from Tianjin, China
48e8b25a8ae3aef708c1ce4377917a21-sz_336306.JPG@1l_640wThe course provides a perfect platform to learn the Portuguese language. Earlier I visited Brazil and that experience made me develop a strong interest in the Portuguese language. We don’t really have the kind of language environment in Hong Kong that is conducive to learning Portuguese, so I chose the Portuguese department at UM for further studies.

Pasky Ho, from Hong Kong
4ece5fb99e913288dfcf83b8df7580aa-sz_483990.JPG@1l_640wThe Portuguese Language Summer Course offered by UM is very famous. The course provides a very good opportunity to learn more about the cultures of Macao and Portugal. I’ll definitely recommend this course to my friends.

Amado, from East Timor




The 29th Portuguese Language and Culture Summer Course (2015)