Samba class in Rio de Janeiro while learning Portuguese – Portuguese & Samba

portuguese and samba classes in brazil

Course Description

Learn Portuguese and dance Samba! This unique learning experience offers you the cultural combination of learning Portuguese along with the traditional Brazilian dance…Samba!

Each week you will have 20 hours of Portuguese Group Classes (09:00-13:00, Mon – Fri) and 4.5 hours of Samba classes (1.5 hours of Samba class 3 days of the week). Both classes are held at our school in Ipanema, and the Samba teacher will conduct the dance class in Portuguese so you can continue to practice the language in a completely different context. The Portuguese & Samba option, is ideal for those wanting to learn Portuguese whilst moving their hips!

  • 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 or L (see  Calendar) otherwise buy additional private classes

You can download Caminhos Curriculum here.

Meet the Portuguese Teachers

Portuguese & Samba Highlights

  • 4 hours of Portuguese group classes per day, Monday to Friday (20 hours per week).
  • 1.5 hours of Samba classes 3 times a week (4.5 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$975 per week

20 hours of group classes a week


4.5 hours of samba class a week


Monday to Friday


Private samba classes


Our Reviews on TripAdvisor

  • star rating  I really enjoyed studying at Caminhos ,you can really feel the difference very fast and start to Speak Portuguese from the first 2 weeks.It is a professional course and... read more

    avatar thumb Mohamad A
    October 6, 2021
  • star rating  I had the best experience with 2 teachers, Lennon and Marcela
    It was always fun, learning by music and samba,
    and i really improved my portuguese
    I... read more

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    August 24, 2021
  • star rating  I had the best experience with 2 teachers, Lennon and Marcela
    It was always fun, learning by music and samba,
    and i really improved my portuguese
    I... read more

    avatar thumb Shira Y
    August 24, 2021
  • star rating  I absolutely loved everything about studying at Caminhos! I studied with Lennon and Jean and learnt so much in the classes, they were really informative and fun. I now do... read more

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    August 20, 2021
  • star rating  I absolutely loved everything about studying at Caminhos! I studied with Lennon and Jean and learnt so much in the classes, they were really informative and fun. I now do... read more

    avatar thumb Anna S
    August 20, 2021
  • star rating  This school is an absolutely fantastic place to learn Portuguese if you are in Rio. Their attention to their students is excellent and they provide a wonderful environment for learning.... read more

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    August 17, 2021
  • star rating  This school is an absolutely fantastic place to learn Portuguese if you are in Rio. Their attention to their students is excellent and they provide a wonderful environment for learning.... read more

    avatar thumb J C
    August 17, 2021
  • star rating  I'm very happy that I decided to take portuguese classes in Caminhos, even if it was only for one week. I learned the basics and I could understand and communicate... read more

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    August 14, 2021
  • star rating  I'm very happy that I decided to take portuguese classes in Caminhos, even if it was only for one week. I learned the basics and I could understand and communicate... read more

    avatar thumb anthi g
    August 14, 2021
  • star rating  extremely nice and helpful staff and professors. Can only recommend. I had a year course and was able to speak after only 3 months and also they are very... read more

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    August 7, 2021
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