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Online Evening Courses with the Department of Hispanic Studies 2022-2023


The Department of Hispanic Studies will run European Portuguese language and culture courses. These courses are developed in accordance with the provisions of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) at the following levels:

Beginners – Level A1: Tuesdays 6:30pm-8pm, online

This course gives learners a basic knowledge of Portuguese language, culture, and contemporary society. Students should learn to make themselves understood in everyday conversational situations and be able to read and write simple Portuguese texts.

Beginners – Level A2: Wednesdays 6:30pm-8pm, online

This course is offered to learners who already have the required basic knowledge of Portuguese grammar and some communicative competence – it aims to develop their communicative capabilities in all language areas through the study of Portuguese culture.

Intermediate – Level B1: Thursdays 6:30pm-8pm, online

This course is offered to learners who have completed the beginners’ courses. The aim is to reinforce and further develop students’ linguistic and cultural knowledge.

Duration and Fee

The course runs for 22 weeks, divided into two 11-week terms.

Course fees are €600 for two 11-week terms, payable in two instalments of €300 before each term starts. This includes all course materials.

Semester 1 starts: week beginning Monday 3rd October 2022.

Semester 1 fees due: by Monday 26th September 2022.

Semester 2 starts: week beginning Monday 23rd January 2023.

Semester 2 fees due: by Monday 16th January 2023.

The fee is non refundable once the course has commenced. In the event of the course cancellation due to insufficient numbers of applicants, fees will be refunded in full.

All classes will be online. Students will require adequate internet access and audio/visual equipment (e.g. computer, camera and microphone).

Please note that participation in the evening course does not include access to the Trinity Library or other student services.

How do I register and pay for the course?

The application form can be downloaded here. 

You can pay securely via PayPal using the form below.

Please return the completed application form along with the proof of payment to

For further information please email

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