International Portuguese Examinations
Portugal and Brazil offer official Portuguese examinations that certify the learner in proficiency levels.
You can sit the examinations in the UK twice a year
Today’s student is interested in Portuguese as a means to get ahead in the business world. Associate professor of Portuguese at Dartmouth College, Rodolfo Franconi, attributes the increased interest in Portuguese to two factors: “One, knowing just Spanish limits them to working in only one side of Latin America and right now, the Brazilian side is becoming more appealing and, two, the growing interest in ‘emerging’ countries on the part of the richest nations, especially U.S. interest in Brazil.”