Descripción o resumen: For young adults and professionals who want to learn Portuguese quickly, "Olá! Como está?" is a 2-level course taking beginners to an advanced level. Several strategies have been adopted to ensure rapid acquisition of the language including: a gradual and progressive introduction of grammar; activities based on written texts with a particular relevance to receptive and communicative learning; visual stimulation via the inclusion of numerous illustrations and a series of audio recordings of texts to develop listening comprehension skills; a vocabulary section in the "livro de actividades". Units 1 to 12 cover level A1 and A2 of the CEFR and units 13 to 20 cover levels B1 and B2 of the CEFR.