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Caminhos Language Centre

Rua Farme de Amoedo 135, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-020, Brazil
+55 21 2267-6552
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More than just a language school

I was a little apprehensive beforehand. Attending a language school by myself in Rio for two weeks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deian J
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Kongsberg, Norway
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An incredible experience

I took 3 weeks of classes at Caminhos Language Centre and today feel like I can already say I can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vincent H
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Learn Portuguese in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We have highly qualified Portuguese Teachers, we use the communicative approach. We offer free activities for our students and our school has it's own on-site free education program for children from the Cantagalo and Pavão-Pavãozinho Favelas (slums) our highlights: - Professional & experienced native teachers - Group lessons from R$23 per hour - Beginners, Intermediate, & Advanced classes - Free After Class Activities. - Great location near Ipanema beach/metro - Free coffee and Wifi - Support unprivileged children and teens. - Course for latin speakers - Samba classes - Beach volleyball - Brasilian Cinema & Excursions
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Rua Farme de Amoedo 135, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-020, Brazil
Ipanema
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+55 21 2267-6552
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"learn portuguese"
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"great school"
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"brazilian culture"
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"great place to learn"
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"school offers"
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"free activities"
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"extra curricular activities"
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"group classes"
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"cultural activities"
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"excellent teachers"
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"fellow students"
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"social projects"
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"learning experience"
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"highly recommend this school"
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"beach volleyball"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a little apprehensive beforehand. Attending a language school by myself in Rio for two weeks, and I was not 100% sure what to expect even thoughI had read the reviews here, and researched the website as well as I could. I am not...More

Thank Deian J
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Amanda E, Digital Content Producer at Caminhos Language Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Oi Deian, Thanks for this awesome review. We're very happy to hear you've enjoyed the activities and that that made a good difference in your learning. You are right, we do work hard to make sure all students have the best experience they can possibly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took 3 weeks of classes at Caminhos Language Centre and today feel like I can already say I can speak good Portuguese. The classes were well designed, the teachers gave us very clear explanations, the classes were at very convenient times and the activities...More

Thank Vincent H
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Amanda E, Digital Content Producer at Caminhos Language Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Oi Vincent Great to hear a little bit about your experience with Caminhos. And thanks for recommending our school. Obrigada, Amanda

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very good school to learn portuguese. Friendly staff and very helpful. I can recomend the school..

Thank Richard S
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Amanda E, Digital Content Producer at Caminhos Language Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Oi Richard, Thanks for recommending Caminhos. Obrigada, Amanda

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have a very good experience for two weeks at this school in Rio. I appreciated especially that they had a special level (L) for Spanish speakers. That helped a lot in terms of making progress in Portuguese.More

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Amanda E, Digital Content Producer at Caminhos Language Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Oi Robert, Glad to hear you had a positive experience with Caminhos. Here at our school we understand Latin speakers learn Portuguese a bit faster than other people, that's why our L group class is so popular. And we're very glad you've enjoyed it as...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent school, incredible experience!! Definitely Caminhos Language Centre is an amazing school not only to study Portuguese but also to learn about Brazilian culture, meet other students from around the world and learn from their amazing teachers and staff. I loved not only the way...More

Thank Aracely B
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Amanda E, Digital Content Producer at Caminhos Language Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Oi Aracely, We loved to read about your experience with Caminhos. We will be waiting to have you back at our school. In the meanwhile, keep practicing your Portuguese. Obrigada, Amanda

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent experience! I spent two weeks in Caminhos Language School and I learned a lot, we had homework and we practiced in class. I also spend time with the children of Mais Caminhos and saw the great help the staff give them. I also enjoyed...More

Thank JohannaCM11
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Amanda E, Digital Content Producer at Caminhos Language Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Oi Johanna, Thank you for your review. We were very glad to have you as a student and it's great to hear that you've enjoyed the school and the activities. Obrigada, Amanda

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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

I spend 3 weeks at the school and would do it again! For this short time I learned a lot because the teachers were so ambitious, friendly and cool. Overall, the school is super organized, you can join tours, sport events, great dancing classes and...More

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Amanda E, Digital Content Producer at Caminhos Language Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Oi Eva, Very glad to hear about your experience with Caminhos. Obrigada, Amanda

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

I was only able to take one week of language class, but I learned so much and look forward to returning to Caminhos on my next trip for more language instruction. A wonderful school -- great energy, fantastic teachers, super fun samba lessons, and more.

1  Thank T C
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Amanda E, Digital Content Producer at Caminhos Language Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Oi T C, Come back to Caminhos to learn more Portuguese whenever you can, we will be thrilled to have you back. Glad to know you've enjoyed the teachers, classes and activities. Obrigada, Amanda

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

Caminhos is a great place. The staff are all super helpful, whether you don't understand a word in your lesson, need recommendations on which sites to visit (or better yet go with them on the daily activities offered). The homestay that I had was great...More

1  Thank Sam L
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Amanda E, Digital Content Producer at Caminhos Language Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Oi Sam, Good to know you had a positive experience with Caminhos. Our mission is make our school a good place where foreigners can feel safe and happy in Brazil. Obrigada, Amanda

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

While vacationing in Rio I decided to spend the mornings attending their Portuguese class for foreigners, which was held between 9AM and 1PM. I found the class to be informative and packed with very fast paced information. The staff was very friendly and everyone working...More

1  Thank jazzyeric
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Amanda E, Digital Content Producer at Caminhos Language Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Oi jazzyeric, Thanks for recommending Caminhos! We're very happy to hear a little bit about your expecience with us. Obrigada, Amanda

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