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.



Is Portuguese the hardest language to learn? »

Learning a new language is never an easy thing to do. It is definitely a challenge. We often hear people saying that Portuguese is the hardest language to learn.

23 Jul

Foz do Iguaçu in Brazil – One of the Largest Waterfalls in the World »

Foz do Iguaçu is among the most visit cities in Brazil -- it is home to one of the largest waterfalls in the world. The city borders Paraguai and Argentina.

European Portuguese vs Brazilian Portuguese. What are the main differences? »

Portuguese is the sixth most spoken language in the world.

09 Jul

Why do Cariocas love açaí? The trendy Brazilian berry »

Originally from the North of Brazil, açaí became popular in Rio during the '80s and '90s.

Why should you learn Brazilian Portuguese? »

Globalization is a big deal and learning a second language can be more important as it seems. Brazilian Portuguese is definitely one of the languages worth learning.

25 Jun

Traditional Festa Junina Food in Brazil »

It's June, it's Festa Junina season in Brazil! And one of the things we like the most about this time of the year is all the delicious Festa Junina food.

The Main Soccer/Football Vocabulary in Portuguese »

If you love football you should learn the main football vocabulary in Portuguese.

11 Jun

  • By Amanda Ennes
  • In Brazil
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Top 5: Main traditional Brazilian festivals »

If you want to immerse yourself in the Brazilian culture, there is nothing better than having fun while doing so.

Partir, Sair and Ir Embora in Portuguese »

Verbs partir, sair and ir embora may have the same meaning in Portuguese. However, there are cases where they mean different things completely. Let's check the context.

Ver, Pôr and Vir – The most difficult verbs in Portuguese »

Learning Portuguese is challenging. Some students have a hard time learning some of the most difficult verbs in Portuguese. So, let's talk about them.