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Carioca Languages Portuguese Classes for Foreigners

Av. Ns. de Copacabana, 807 _ Salas 201/202 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+5521 21468414
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After taking Level 1 and Level 2 I give this school a mixed review. Level 1 gives a good base for... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2014
Kathy M
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Um curso bem legal!

I took an intermediate course. it was a good experience, I had the luck to have a very good teacher... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2013
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Carioca is the Portuguese school for you!!!Carioca Languages is a school specialized in teaching Portuguese to foreigners.Our classes are dynamic, efficient and didactic. We believe that culture is also an important and fun aspect of language. We are well-versed in Brazilian traditions, as well as up-to-date with the latest Carioca trends and activities! We seek, therefore, not only to teach our students to speak the language, but also to insert them into the rich cultural life our Cidade Maravilhosa!We offer group lessons of 3-7 students, individuals or in pairs.We teach complete grammar, conversation, Portuguese for business, preparing for job interviews, presentations and lectures in Portuguese, Portuguese formal writing, preparation for the Celpe-Bras and for students who will do the Vestibular.Our teachers are qualified, graduates in Portuguese language and experienced in theaching to non-native.We work with all ages, levels and nationalities.We have our own teaching material, with handouts, audios and videos.Our students are supported to make their best according with their goals.
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Av. Ns. de Copacabana, 807 _ Salas 201/202 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+5521 21468414
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Reviewed May 20, 2014

After taking Level 1 and Level 2 I give this school a mixed review. Level 1 gives a good base for understanding the grammar and structure of the language. The classes are divided into Spanish speakers & non-Spanish Speakers. Since there is quite a lot...More

4  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed December 13, 2013

I took an intermediate course. it was a good experience, I had the luck to have a very good teacher and a very nice class. Very enjoyable, and I learned a lot. Good value for money.

1  Thank Cari-Anne-Oca
Reviewed November 29, 2013

I took level 2 and level 3 courses at Carioca languages and could not be happier with the results! I am now fluent in Portuguese! The staff is young, nice and very dynamic.

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Reviewed August 26, 2013

Carioca Languages is is an excellent place to learn Portuguese in Rio. I completed private lessons as part of a FLAS grant and recommend it very highly. Grazi, Carol, and Rafael were all excellent, engaging and FUN teachers. They helped me learn not just grammar...More

1  Thank RBNBrazil
Reviewed August 5, 2013

I went there for five weeks (june-juli 2013) and really liked it a lot. the school is located at Copacabana, so its really easy to get there either by bus or subway. You have qualified teachers that can talk various languages, pretty sure even your...More

3  Thank jorge510
Reviewed July 6, 2013

If you're serious about learning Portuguese, look no further. Whether you're a complete beginner or already have some knowledge of Portuguese, this is a great school. I studied with them for one month and it was a great experience. The staff are very professional and...More

5  Thank vapole
Reviewed June 27, 2013

Really good class. The teacher was really nice and really good. There is a book which is really well made. Good experience. The price is really cheap.

4  Thank MorganeRJ
Reviewed June 27, 2013

I was in Rio for 3 weeks and during my second week I googled "portuguese course in Rio", after sending a few emails to different schools, the Carioca Languages staff replied right away offering me the "Curso para hispano falante" (course for spanish speakers) which...More

5  Thank evyboo
Reviewed April 16, 2013

Viviane is an excellent portugues teacher. She manages her own school in a very serious way, coordinating other professors, activities, programs. Her lessons are always dinamic, the atmosphere in the school is very unformal. I highly recomend this school in Rio, if you really want...More

2  Thank tatamix
Reviewed February 18, 2013

I had two different teachers in Level 1 and Level 2 and I am very content with the progress I made with the intensive courses. Both teachers were ambitious and motivated, could explain the portuguese language extremly well and noticeably enjoyed to teach the Brazilian...More

3  Thank tim357
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