Preparation for CACD 2024

8-week* course: April 22nd to week ending June 15th 2024

*This course is being planned before the announcement of the dates for CACD 2024. It may be extended for a further 4 or 8 weeks.

The course is for students who are already at an advanced level.

Prepare for CACD 2024: Phase 1 (TPS) -Text comprehension and vocabulary and Phase 2 – written English. Regular practice in Translation from and into Portuguese, Summary-writing and Composition.

Classes will be given by zoom. 

Admission to the course is via the waiting list. If you have not studied with us before, take our placement test to join the waiting list.

Zoom class times

Group A: Monday evenings 19:10-21:00
Group C: Thursday mornings 8:30-10:20
Group F: Monday afternoons 15:40-17:30
Group G: Tuesday mornings 10:30-12:20

Cost of the course

R$1100   – two  payments of R$550 each,  due in the first week of classes (22/04) and 20/05, or a single discount payment of R$1080 at the start of the course. *If the course is extended, further payment will be at the rate of R$550 for each 4-week extension.


Via zoom- Wednesdays from 19:00-20:50 –Wednesday February 21st to Wednesday June 26th.

Texts to be studied:

  • Shakespeare: Othello
  • Lolita Chakrabarti: Red Velvet [2012 English play about Ira Aldridge, .the first black American actor to play Othello in London in 1833]
  • Fiona McFarlane: The Sun Walks Down [Australian novel, published in 2023]

There is no online registration