The certificate, Proficiência em Língua Portuguesa para Estrangeiros (Celpe-Bras), is the official title awarded by the Brazilian Ministry of Education and it is recognised by companies and educational institutions as demonstrating competence in Portuguese.
El Celpe-Bras is an exam which is organised indifferent tasks. The first module, “The Group Part”, assesses skills in oral comprehension, reading andwritingin an integrated manner. The second module, “The Individual Part”, assesses oral comprehension, reading andoral production, also in an integrated manner. In the second module, the candidates are examined individually by two assessors; at this stage, the exam is recordedwith audio support.