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.



14 Jan

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Student Visa for Brazil – How to get and extend it »

What do you need to get or extend your student visa for Brazil? Caminhos is here to help you since step 1 and guide you through this process.

07 Jan

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The Most Popular Brazilian Soap Operas of All Time »

Gender, age, or social status do not make a difference: everyone in Brazil has already been addicted to Brazilian soap operas in their lives.

31 Dec

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New Year’s Eve in Brazil: Tips, Traditions, and Famous Destinations »

New Year's Eve in Brazil is a huge celebration, in which people make plans way ahead and follow all these amazing traditions.

24 Dec

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Portuguese tips: When to Use ‘para mim’ or ‘para eu’ in Portuguese »

The use of personal pronouns may be a tricky thing to learn.

17 Dec

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Brazilian Literature: The Best Brazilian Authors of All Time »

An incredible number of Brazilian authors have influenced literature and art in the country -- they are mandatory reading for all generations.

10 Dec

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Best way to learn Portuguese: Private Lessons or Group Classes? »

What is the best way to learn Portuguese? Private Lessons or Group Classes? It all depends on your personality, learning style, and goals.

03 Dec

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The Unique Wild Animals of Brazil »

Brazil is the second country with the most endemic species. Some of the animals of Brazil include the hyacinth macaw and the giant anteater.

19 Nov

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10 Portuguese Words That Can’t Be Translated »

Just like any other language on the planet, there are some Portuguese words that just can't be translated, like Saudade and Xodó.

12 Nov

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Why Brazilians are passionate about samba, football, and beer? »

A research about Brazilians' passions stated that the top 3 things Brazilians love the most are football, beer, and samba.

05 Nov

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Biodiversity in Brazil: A Megadiverse Country »

Brazil is the most diverse country in the world. The biodiversity in Brazil is ever-expanding, with 700 new species discovered each year.