Courses and Prices are subject to change without notice.Learn Portuguese in Lisbon
The school is located in a mixed business and residential area of the city. It is within easy walking distance of the Gulbenkian Foundation, with its priceless art collection, and Edward VII Park, with its cool, verdant walks, botanical gardens and magnificent sweeping vistas over the city and the River Tagus. The school itself is in a spacious, independent three-storey building, with 16 bright, airy classrooms, air-conditioning, cafe, outside terrace and a self access study centre. The school is only two minutes? Walk from S Sebastiao Metro Station which provides easy and efficient access to historic downtown Lisbon and the commercial districts of the modern city.
The prime aim of the Portuguese language programme is to improve the students? communicative skills ? speaking and comprehension. For this reason classes are conducted entirely in Portuguese. However, due attention is also given to grammar, reading and writing skills for which a variety of materials are used ? all materials are included in the programme fees. Group classes, averaging 5-6 students, take place three hours each day, Monday to Friday from 10h00 to 13h00. On arrival, students with some prior knowledge of Portuguese take a level test to determine which group they will join?
Beginners, Intermediate 1, Intermediate 2 or Advanced. At the end of the programme, students receive a certificate indicating the type of course taken and the level of ability reached. Individual tuition is also available with an emphasis on the spoken forms, grammar and vocabulary. These courses are ideal for students aiming to make progress in the shortest time and for students who wish to have customised, individual lessons to supplement their participation in group classes or for special purposes.
In order to maintain linguistic and cultural continuity, accommodation is recommended with one of our local, selected host families within about 15 minutes of the school. Other options include a "Pensoes", self-catering apartments or hotels.
(these prices are without accommodation, however it may be possible for us
to arrange accommodation either with a Host family or in an apartment at an