Learn Portuguese in Brazil

Location: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Salvador

Dates: Year Round

ESL - Language studies abroad


Grand'Rue 50 PO Box 1204 Montreux, VD 1820 Switzerland

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Phone: +41 21 962 88 88

Fax: +41 21 962 88 81


Learn Portuguese with an organization that offers high-quality programs in over 40 countries worldwide! ESL Languages helps you choose from a broad range of courses at language schools in Brazil. Your options include:

* Standard course
* Intensive course
* Combined course
* One-to-one course
* Optional courses
* Preparation for CELPE-Bras exams
* Capoeira, dance, and cooking classes

Brazil is as large as a continent and full of contrasts, from beautiful sandy beaches to lush rainforest of the Amazon – the lungs of the planet. It is a cultural melting pot with accumulated history, mixed races, and one of the world’s widely spoken languages.

Our programs include general language courses, preparation courses for official language exams, work experience placements and voluntary work, paid jobs, and courses with a professional aim. We even have special packages for participants over 50. Our experienced team offers free advice, as well as takes care of your study plans abroad from A to Z.


We have language schools in different destinations:

Rio de Janeiro:

Situated at the very heart of the city and easily reached by public transport, the Bridgelinguatec school in Rio de Janeiro offers optimal conditions for learning Portuguese. Our partner school has 10 spacious and air-conditioned classrooms and offers free Internet access in the computer room or with WiFi. In order to deepen your knowledge of Brazilian culture, you will be able to borrow books or DVDs. For relaxing, there is a welcoming cafe situated only a stone's throw away from the school. You will be able to enjoy one of the famous Brazilian coffees there whilst making new friends.

Salvador da Bahia:

* Idioma
Our partner school in Salvador de Bahia offers optimal conditions for learning Portuguese and discovering the Bahianese culture, with its high-quality academic structure, cultural and topical classes as options, a very friendly atmosphere and, as an added bonus, the sea located only two minutes away from the language school building! The 7 classrooms are bright and well-equipped and you will have free Internet access through the WiFi network.

* Dialogo
Situated only a few minutes' walk away from the city centre and the beach, Diálogo, which has been in existence for 15 years, was the first international school to be set up in Salvador. It offers a wide variety of courses (in groups or on a one-to-one basis) for students from throughout the world. The teachers are all native to Brazil and dedicate a good 50% of the course to practicing the spoken language with the students. The school is modern and very well-equipped. All of the classrooms have air-conditioning, there is an audiovisual center, a kitchen for Bahian cooking classes, a sports field and free access to the Internet for all students.

  • Portuguese

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English

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This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Participants Travel to Brazil


Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Year Founded