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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there language courses for absolute beginners?

A: Yes, you can book a language course with us also as an absolute beginner and after two weeks, you'll already have reached a level with which you can make yourself understood in certain everyday situations.

Q: Are the teachers of mother language?

A: Our teachers are knowledgeable, with an excellent domain of the Portuguese Language and teaching experience as they speak their mother language. This is an assurance of the quality of our Courses.

Q: How many persons are there per course?

A: The number of students per course may range between 6 and 15, depending on the type of Standard or Intensive course.

Q: What quantity of hours per week is given to classes?

A: Standard: 20 hours per week
(4 hours per day, 5 days per week) The minimum time requirement for an effective learning is 20 hours per week. The minimal course duration is of 2 weeks.

Intensive: 30 hours per week
(6 hours per day, 5 days per week) For those who are in quick need, the minimum time requirement for effective learning is 30 hours per week.

One to One : 10, 20 or 30 hours per week
(2, 4, or 6 hour per day, 5 days per week) One to One Course is the fastest and most intensive and therefore effective way for learning the Portuguese language or improving your communicative skills. The class arrangement is determined by the particular needs of the student, and is flexible to meet the need. Basic aspects of the language are covered in a short period of time.

Q: Is there a test for assessing the level?

A: Certainly! Every student is examined on the first day of class with a Test with an appropriate level of difficulty, in order to put them in the course most suited to their familiarity of the language.

Q: Are certificates given?

On concluding the course, every student receives a certificate of attendance.

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