Learn to speak fluent Portuguese in the beautiful town of
The town has many cultural attractions as well as a wide range of places to visit of environmental interest, a great location for a language school in Brazil. Our premises are bright and modern, consisting of 8 fully-equipped classrooms, some with TV, VCR, audio and computer facilities, a language laboratory, library and a fully equipped kitchen where our Brazilian cooking classes take place. Outside is a pleasant green area. The other Brazilian Portuguese language school is in
There are 15 teaching and support staff. All of the teachers at our schools in Brazil are professional and experienced native instructors, trained in the direct approach to teaching Portuguese. They come from various parts of
São João (June) - participate in the most important popular celebration in North Eastern Brazil - an excellent opportunity to sample its many types of music and dance. Its main characteristics are typical saloon and outdoor decoration, square dancing, accordion players, and a real food fest, where dishes are prepared with typical ingredients.
In order to maintain linguistic and cultural continuity, students are accommodated with one of our local, selected Brazilian host families who provide a clean and comfortable home, a single, private bedroom, breakfast only or half board and a convenient location to the school. Double rooms are available for students travelling together. Other accommodation options include: Hotels, ranging from budget to deluxe. Maceió’s hotels are conveniently located within 15 minutes walking from the school, directly across from the ocean. Breakfast included in the price. Pousada, small, inexpensive hotels, located 10 minutes walking from the school. Rooms are clean with private bathroom and television. Air conditioning also available. Breakfast included in the price.
Places to Visit
The historic, colonial towns of Penedo and Marechal Deodoro, with their own architectural style and museums, are favourite destinations. Pontal do Peba (banco de camarões), Murici (Atlantic forest) and Barra de S. Antonio (Sea Cow reserve) are not to be missed for those interested in more natural wonders. Maceió not only celebrates the traditional February Carnival but also several street parties, the most famous being Maceió Fest, the out of season carnival in December.
Leisure time options in Maceió include: shopping malls, theatres, restaurants, beaches, and discos etc. Many water sports are available such as swimming, scuba diving, fishing, boating, jet skiing and windsurfing. Other available sporting activities include football, hiking and gyms.
We will issue certificates of course completion for those students who have maintained regular attendance at our schools in Brazil and who have complied with the requirements of our curriculum.
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