A Unique Approach to learn Brazilian Portuguese Language

Português Carioca is a Portuguese course for foreigners (Curso de Português para Estrangeiros) in Rio de Janeiro (Classes in Barra and Leblon) whose number one goal is learn to speak Brazilian Portuguese language. It’s not just another regular language school or language course in Rio offering Portuguese lessons with a lot of grammar and no speaking. It’s much more than that. The Portuguese course at our language school is intended for those from all nationalities who live, work, study or is even on vacation in Brazil and really want to learn to speak Brazilian Portuguese in first place.

The director of Português Carioca, Márcia Håberg, originally from Rio, is also one of the Portuguese teachers at Português Carioca language school. She lived abroad for years and knows exactly what it’s like living in a foreign country without understanding a word. At our language school Português Carioca students are able to communicate in Brazilian Portuguese in different situations during the Portuguese classes in the Carioca way. The books used during the Portuguese classes, also developed by Márcia Håberg, bring up both formal and informal Brazilian Portuguese language with focus on the latter one due to the Cariocas’ way of speaking Brazilian Portuguese. Our Portuguese lessons (Aulas de Português)are always based on guided structures with a focus on speaking. The other skills will come later, as a result of the Portuguese speaking skills acquired in the Portuguese classes. We do want to see our students’ improvement during the Portuguese classes; So, in order to achieve that, we don’t use ANY OTHER language than Portuguese in our Portuguese classes. The students at Português Carioca learn Brazilian Portuguese in a comprehensive and natural way due to our environment and atmosphere that bring confidence to the students during the Portuguese lessons.

We understand that learning a new language is challenging. In order to maximize students’s performance and get good feedback from them, our teachers ask our studetns to repeat and pronounce the words or sentences in the correct way on and on. We believe that the best way to learn Portuguese or any other language is by doing it. In our Portuguese lessons we use everyday Portuguese situations through guided dialogues and structures. So that the students can learn Portuguese in an easy and fast way understanding the meaning of the sentences.

We understand that learning a new language is challenging. In order to maximize students’s performance and get good feedback from them, our teachers ask our studetns to repeat and pronounce the words or sentences in the correct way on and on. We believe that the best way to learn Portuguese or any other language is by doing it. In our Portuguese lessons we use everyday Portuguese situations through guided dialogues and structures. So that the students can learn Portuguese in an easy and fast way understanding the meaning of the sentences.

We also understand that students are different from each other. There are students who don’t feel comfortable speaking Portuguese in front of others. There are students who prefer to learn Portuguese within a group. There are students who prefer to study online. Based on that, we have tailormade classes to attend all kinds of students’ s expectations regardless where the students live.

Although our Brazilian teachers are very experienced in teaching Portuguese for foreigners, they must go through an intensive teacher training program at our language school before they start teaching Portuguese for foreigners at our school. They must adapt to the methodology used at our language school, which makes us a different Portuguese language school in Rio de Janeiro with a focus on speaking our beautiful Brazilian Portuguese language in the Carioca way in the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro.

We warmly welcome all foreigners, expatriates & tourists, whose number one goal is to SPEAK Brazilian Portuguese. Take our Portuguese language course for foreigners in Barra da Tijuca or Leblon, Rio de Janeiro. Join us! Talk to us! Become a real Carioca!

We invite you to a complimentary class(free of charge) either at our school, at your office, residence or even online. So that you can see and understand the reason why our students really learn to speak Portuguese fast! Sign up for a Portuguese complimentary class now! Come and see our methodology in action!

We understand that learning a new language is challenging. In order to maximize students’s performance and get good feedback from them, our teachers ask our studetns to repeat and pronounce the words or sentences in the correct way on and on. We believe that the best way to learn Portuguese or any other language is by doing it. In our Portuguese lessons we use everyday Portuguese situations through guided dialogues and structures. So that the students can learn Portuguese in an easy and fast way understanding the meaning of the sentences.