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Latin Speakers

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Course Description

The Latin Speakers Course is designed specifically for people from Latin countries who are fluent in Spanish and can already understand a bit of Portuguese. We recognise the challenges of placing Spanish and/or Italian speakers in the same beginners level of Portuguese so we have a course specifically for them. The Latin Speakers Course starts students in a separate beginners course for 2 weeks and then integrates them into a level appropriate for them (normal beginners would do 2 weeks of A1 and 2 weeks of A1+, whereas Latin Speakers will do 2 weeks of Latin Speakers Course and 2 weeks of either A2 or B1). The Latin Speakers Course focuses on the differences in grammar and conversation between Spanish/Italian and Portuguese.

Caminhos’ Course Levels

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Latin Speakers Course Highlights

  • 2 week in a beginner group course for Spanish and/or Italian speakers
  • 4 hours of Group Classes per day, Monday to Friday (20 hours per week)
  • Small class size
  • Free after-class activities every day
  • The opportunity to make friends with people from across the globe
  • Your fee supports Mais Caminhos — our social programme; helping Brazilian kids in need
Price

from R$440 per week

09:00-13:00 | 4 hours per day


Monday to Friday


Small Group classes


Our Reviews on TripAdvisor

  •   This school offers all levels of small, conversation-based classes with a great curriculum that teaches not only grammar and vocabulary, but also cultural aspects of Brazil. They also provide a wide-variety of extra-curricular activities, which I found especially useful as a solo travelor since it...More

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    1/07/2019
  •   I just got my first 2 weeks at Caminhos, starting with A1 and I’m blown away by their efficient and fast way of teaching. I’ve learned 3 other languages before in school in my homecountry (Belgium) and I’ve never had such a good teacher as...More

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    12/20/2018
  •   Caminhos is a great place to learn Portuguese in Brasil. Why? - good trainers and well balanced content - perfect location close to the beach - nice people - fair price - great entertainment program in parallel Highly recommended from my side!

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    12/17/2018
  •   Caminhos has a very good program to help learn Portuguese. The teachers are not just Brazilians who speak Portuguese, but actual teachers who help you learn the language with a variety of methods. The classes are small and fun. The school has so many after...More

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    12/03/2018
  •   I've studied at Caminhos for 3 weeks (1 week group studying and 2 weeks private) and enjoyed every minute of it. The school teachers are very professional and friendly, and really see and attend your particular needs. Apart for studying, the school offers many different...More

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    10/04/2018
  •   Great school! Teachers are amazing, especially Karen. The school also offers a bunch of activities for students to socialize and practice their Portuguese! I would highly recommend going here if you are looking to learn Portuguese while visiting Brazil, the prices are fair and the...More

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    9/27/2018
  •   It’ll be hard to find somewhere better than Caminhos! There’s an amazing atmosphere and everyone’s encouraged to talk - all the students hangout together between and after classes. I guess it’s partly due to the free activities everyday (from dance classes, to hikes and city...More

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    9/05/2018
  •   I have learned Portuguese before and had high expectations. All of these are being fulfilled here. My teacher in the first two weeks was not only competent, but also fun working with. She could explain certain aspects of the language that I never understood before....More

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    9/01/2018
  •   It was really an amazing experience! The teachers are very professional and the school welcomes you like a family. They organize plenty of events, experiences and trips that make you know better Rio and the Brazilian culture. It's so close to Ipanema beach, too. I...More

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    8/31/2018
  •   the best way to learn Portuguese, close to the ipanema beach, the students so friendlies, great activities

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    8/20/2018
  • Download your level test here (complete beginners do not need to do a level test)
  • Let us know if you are a native Latin speaker.
  • You can start Group Classes any Monday of the year.
  • If you are a complete beginner, you should start at the beginning of A1 (see Calendar) otherwise buy additional private classes

You can download Caminhos Curriculum here.