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$840 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

  •   The school is amazing, I can not recommend enough. Not only the quality of the teaching is exceptional, but the structure and the care of the students too. So many... read more

    HunNorb
    9/11/2019
  •   Loved my time at the school. My teachers were amazing and I feel like I've improved so much! The reception staff too were great and will help you organise absolutely... read more

    HptJ40
    9/10/2019
  •   I followed Portuguese classes at Caminhos for eight weeks. The teachers were really nice, my fellow students were interesting and the school organizes a lot of nice activities. The only... read more

    HarmenSt
    9/09/2019
  •   I highly recommend Caminhos whether you're just passing through Rio and want to learn some basics or if you are looking to learn advanced Portuguese. The intensive group course is... read more

    TaraN505
    9/04/2019
  •   Caminhos is a school wich takes care of you in all the situations, not only learning. Its staff make their best to make you feel as better as you can,... read more

    Toni S
    8/26/2019
  •   A great choice to take classes at Caminhos, which has excellent teachers, materials, facilities and location. The school also has strong links with local communities, which for me was an... read more

    681gary
    8/12/2019
  •   I’ve been waiting to write this review to encourage others to take part in the wonderful community that is Caminhos! Not only did I leave Caminhos with the ability to... read more

    Cezanne B
    8/12/2019
  •   I planned to take courses here for one week only but I was so convinced by their teaching technique that I decided to come back for another week at the... read more

    Harcole
    8/05/2019
  •   Spent 10 weeks going through all of the Portuguese language levels at the school and having the pleasure of meeting arguably the best teachers I have had whether in learning... read more

    theguiotine
    8/04/2019
  •   The school is easy to find in Ipanema and filled with lots of activities. All the teachers are very helpful and knowledgeable on the best way to show... read more

    johnhuffman74
    8/02/2019
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