Learn Portuguese in Lisbon and discover Lisbon, Portugal’s hilly capital. This beautiful city is located on the Western coast of Portugal and stretches along the banks of the River Tejo, towards the Atlantic Ocean.
Lisbon is full of history and culture, and anyone who wants to learn the Portuguese language in this fascinating city, will find something to see and do. As the city edges away from the river's banks, visitors will find a maze of cobbled streets and limestone buildings leading towards key attractions such as the imposing São Jorge Castle, where you will find amazing views over the city. Approaching the heart of Lisbon you will find the city's main street, the Avenida da Liberdade, a wide boulevard lined with leafy trees, upmarket hotels and designer shops.
Well known for its relaxed way of life, mediterranean climate and cafe culture Lisbon is a great city to explore at leisure, of course stopping along the way for a traditional 'pastel de nata' or two in one of the many pavement cafes!
Our school in Lisbon
Our Portuguese language school in Lisbon is ideally located in the centre of Lisbon, close to the Saldanha Square. The school occupies a building with 18 classrooms, and is equipped with TV and audio-visual facilities, a student room, and kitchen where you can make drinks and snacks during lesson breaks. Free wireless Internet access is available throughout the school.
Courses in Lisbon
At our Lisbon school, you can learn Portuguese on a 'Semi- Intensive’ Portuguese course (15 lessons/week), or on an ‘Super Intensive’ Portuguese course (25 lessons/week). Or, you can choose a ‘Combined’ Portuguese course, which is a combination of the ‘Intensive' course plus 5 or 10 private Portuguese lessons each week.
The maximum class size at our Lisbon school is just 8 students per class (except at Easter and in August), providing lots of personal attention to each and every student.
In addition to Portuguese language courses, our school in Lisbon also offers a ‘Portuguese for Teachers’ course which is aimed at those teaching Portuguese as foreign language.
The school also offer a Portuguese and Surfing course which combines 15 language lessons with additional surf lessons, which can be taken in the afternoons, after your language lessons have finished for the day. The cost of the Portuguese and Surfing course includes transportation to and from the surf beaches and equipment (wetsuit and surf board).
Our Lisbon school can arrange accommodation in carefully selected Portuguese host families, where students can really immerse themselves in the language, lifestyle and culture of Portugal, as well as practice the Portuguese which they learn on their course at the school. Host family accommodation is available on a bed and breakfast basis.
Shared apartment accommodation is available for students who want self-catering accommodation. The apartments are fully furnished and are shared by other students taking a Portuguese course at the school.
Our Lisbon school in Portugal organises a full programme of activities and visits around Lisbon for all students attending a language course, many of which are included in the course fees. Students can combine their Portuguese course with the chance to learn about Portuguese culture and history and sample the best that Lisbon has to offer with our school’s optional activities programme! The school regularly arranges trips to local places of interest, concert and theatre trips and evenings out to enjoy the city’s famous nightlife!
How to get there
Public transport connections from the airport in Lisbon to the city centre are very good. However, if you would prefer, our Lisbon school can arrange a transfer from the airport, directly to your accommodation.