Cape Verdean Kriolu Language Course - Spring 2024

Are you ready to learn the Cape Verdean Language?


Join CACD and learn the Cape Verdean Language! This 10-week virtual course will cover the fundamentals of the Cape Verdean “Kriolu” language in all its forms and dialects, the history + culture, and the local and trends and values. This course will be taught by a licensed linguistic instructor who is a native and current resident of the Cape Verde islands. The Spring 2024 session will feature three classes: New Beginner, Beginner Continued, and Intermediate/Advanced level class. Each class is one hour long and will be held online via Zoom once per week. Registration is first come, first serve. If you have any questions about the CV Language Class by CACD please get in touch with our Executive Director: Allessandra Soares [email protected]

Classes start the week of April 7, 2024. Learn the Cape Verdean language; sign up today! 
  • Each student is responsible for a $110 non-refundable registration fee for classes that run weekly for 10 weeks. Classes will be held on Each student is responsible for creating their own Zoom account. All first-time students will receive, via mail, the book "Kabuverdianu: a Language Guide for Learners" written by your instructor, Adelaide Monteiro. If you are not a first-time student and wish to receive this book, please let us know by emailing us at [email protected]

Private Lessons

  • If you are interested in taking private lessons, please email us to coordinate: [email protected]


Your Instructor

Adelaide Tavares Monteiro

Adelaide is a licensed linguist and Portuguese and the Cape Verdean Language professor. She also authorizes “Kabuverdianu, a Language Guide for Learners.”  Adelaide is a skilled and experienced Professor who instructs courses in the Cape Verde Islands, Portugal, and the USA (virtually).

NEW Spring '24 session CLASS SCHEDULE: 
  • New Beginners: Tuesdays @ 5 PM - First Class April 9th 
  • Beginners Continued: Wednesdays @ 5 PM - First Class April 10th
  • Intermediate/Advanced: Thursdays @ 5 PM- First Class April 11th
  • Private Lessons: Upon request only


Choose your class session below by entering the number of students you register for. Select "1" for just yourself.

Multiple registrations are permitted; re-enter the page and resubmit.

Based on Selected Course Day/Time Below
CACD - Via Zoom - All classes are online. See Below for Actual Dates/Times
120 High St
Pawtucket, RI 02860
United States
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Allessandra Soares · · 401-305-6908

Select Number of Tickets to Purchase

$110.00 Thursdays @ 5pm -- Intermediate/Advanced
$110.00 Wednesdays @ 5pm -- Beginners Continued
$110.00 Tuesdays @ 5pm -- New Beginners