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Brazilian Portuguese Language Course

FALL 2017 - Registration Open

10 sessions of 2 hours

6:30 to 8:30pm

$100 for Members

$140 for Non-Members

Beginners 1 - Mondays - To pay tuition please click


Beginners 2 - Wednesdays - To pay tuition please click


Intermediate 1 - Tuesdays - To pay tuition please click


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Brazilian Portuguese Language Classes
Call for Registration FALL 2017

Sessions will start in October for:
  • Kids of pre-school age (4 to 6 years old)
    Mondays from 1 to 3pm
    Start date: Monday, October 9

  • Kids of school ages (6+)
    Saturdays (time to be determined)
    Start date: Saturday, October 14
Location: CASA DO BRASIL - 10208 Elbow Drive SW - Calgary, AB T2W 1G1

To register for classes, please click This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , and include the kid's name, age and if current attending any day care and/or school, parent's name and contact phone number. l
Further instructions will follow via email message to you from BCA-AB.
We will have a special session for registration and meeting & greeting on Thursday - October 5th from 1 to 3pm. 

Payment fee for the 10 two-hour sessions: 
  • Members in good standing = $100
  • Non-Members = $120
If you are not a BCA-AB member yet, visit the weblink below for more info about membership benefits as well as how to become a member:
Annual Membership Fees:
  • Individual = $12
  • Family = $24
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Brazilian Portuguese Language Program For High School Students

The BCA-AB Brazilian Portuguese Language and Culture Module is a credit course for the Calgary Board of Education- CBE - High School students.
Students of other high schools in the region are also welcome to attend.

Here some info about the course program:
  • designed by professionally trained native Brazilian instructors to comply with the CBE Language Program component of the International Certificate, as a special project of the BCAAB supported by the Brazilian Consulate in Vancouver
  • offered with content related to Brazilian geography, tourism and ecology
  • 6 group levels of knowledge of Brazilian Portuguese Language with 20 hours of classes for each level
  • there is also a possibility of special classes to address the needs of more advanced students

Call for Registration

Last Updated (Monday, 25 September 2017 01:18)

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BCA-AB Brazilian Portuguese Language School
Call for Isntructors
Oportunidades para Professores de Português

A Escola da BCA-AB está crescendo! Neste ano iniciará cursos de português para adolescentes e crianças, além de continuar com os cursos para adultos. Os cursos contarão com 10 sessões de 2 horas por semana para alunos agrupados conforme seu conhecimento de português brasileiro: iniciante, intermediário e avançado.

Os cursos foram desenvolvidos para turmas de alunos conforme os seguintes critérios:

  • adultos
  • alunos de segundo grau (high school) da Secretaria de Educação de Calgary (Calgary Board of Education - CBE) com créditos que poderão ser utilizados para o Módulo de Língua Estrangeira do programa "International Certificate"
  • crianças em idade pré-escolar (4 a 5 anos)
  • crianças em idade escolar ( no momento 6 + anos)

Assim precisaremos de professores de português.

Requisitos para os candidatos às vagas de professor de português:


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Brazilian Portuguese Language Classes FALL 2017
Call for Registration
Classes will start in October for levels: beginners 1 and 2, and intermediate. If you are not sure of your level, please refer to the short guide below. In case you are still not sure please reply to this message and we will contact you.
  • Beginner 1 - none or minimum previous knowledge of Brazilian Portuguese or of any other Latin language, such as Spanish, French or Italian
  • Beginner 2 - previous exposure to Brazilian Port. and/or mother tongue and/or knowledge of Spanish, French or Italian
  • Intermediate - knowledge of Braz. Port. or Spanish and able to understand, and read Braz. Portuguese, as well as speak using small sentences / fluency to carry on short conversations in a one on one basis

Location: CASA DO BRASIL - 10208 Elbow Drive SW - Calgary, AB
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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Coral da BCA - BCA's Choir


Let's Sing !
Aiming to preserve and promote the Brazilian Culture in Canada, BCA-AB is creating a singing group (choir).
The rehearsals (about 1.5h) are weekly at Casa do Brasil, at the time that best suits the participants' schedules.

If you are interested, would like to know more about the group and/or know more about this initiative please send a message to

See you soon!

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BCAAB Board Members

Please note that all board members are VOLUNTEERS, ie all board directors of the BCAAB do not receive any payment or financial compensation for their work for the association.

President: Pedro Almeida
Past President: Marize Bongiovanni
Vice-President: André Torres
Treasurer: Cristina Alcoforado
Secretary: Danielle Drake
Secretary-Treasurer: Aline Trevisan
Sports Director: Rogerio Verdolin
Cultural Director: Elísia Teixeira
Director: Harry Zaft
Director: Thiago Valentin