Welcome to Caminho Language Centre’s blog. Here you will find articles about studying the Portuguese language, the city of Rio de Janeiro, Portuguese tips for grammar and popular carioca expressions, the school’s events and much more. Follow our latest posts and immerse in the Brazilian vibe with us.



15 Feb

(Português) Como está o Davi? »

Sorry, this entry is only available in Brazilian Portuguese.

27 Dec

Christmas celebration at Caminhos Language Centre »

During the month of December, Caminhos Language Centre organized two celebrations at the school to celebrate Christmas.

12 Dec

All you need to know about Celpe-Bras »

If a foreigner come to Brazil interested in study in a university or find a job in a good company, they will probably need to take the Celpe-Bras exam.

28 Nov

Orientation Mondays – Welcoming New Students »

Every two weeks, Caminhos starts new group classes for people from all around the world.

10 Nov

The Benefits of Learning a Second Language »

Studies show that people who speak two or more languages have better brain activity.

04 Nov

Congolese refugees learn Portuguese at Caminhos »

Refugees from Congo came to Brazil for a new life but were finding it difficult to find a job and make friends because they didn’t speak Portuguese.

21 Oct

Teacher Appreciation Day at Caminhos »

In Brazil we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day every October 15th and this year was very special at Caminhos, as we had a day full of fun.

17 Oct

The ways of a Brazilian from the eyes of a Half Gringo »

Nick’s mom is Brazilian and he has lots of Brazilian relatives. Because of that he’s been visiting Rio de Janeiro since he was born.

13 Oct

15 (almost) free things to do in Rio »

There are many cool places to go in Rio de Janeiro that you can go without spending you money.

03 Oct

The ultimate list of carioca SLANG! »

Cariocas have a very unique way of talking and expressing themselves. In this list, you will find most of the slang used by people from Rio de Janeiro in a daily basis.

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