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Caminhos Language Centre Rio de Janeiro

Caminhos Language Centre offers quality Portuguese lessons in a friendly, relaxed environment. Just five minutes away from the famous Ipanema beach, Caminhos is in the perfect location to take advantage of this beautiful city. The Centre is not only a language school, but is also well-known for its charity work, providing support to local underprivileged children through its social program 'Mais Caminhos'.

Lessons are based on communication and include activities, games and sometimes even cooking to help make learning interesting and interactive. Students can choose to focus on standard Portuguese, prepare for an examination, or to combine their studies with cultural and touristic activities or a volunteer placement in the local community. Students are split into groups dependent on their Portuguese level and beginners are divided into two halves, with those who already speak another similar Latin language fluently (i.e. Italian or Spanish) placed together as in the school's experience these students will progress quicker at the beginning.

The school is spread over three levels of a colorful building in Ipanema, a very safe and trendy neighborhood with plenty of great cafes and restaurants. At the front of the school is an iconic piece of artwork called 'Recyclable Robots'. The schools' classrooms are fully air conditioned to ensure students are comfortable during the warmer months.

Caminhos offers a variety of free weekly activities including beach volleyball matches, film nights, samba lessons, football games, tours of the city and capoeira classes. Students can also choose to take part in additional activities such as cooking classes and tours of different parts of the city and region at a small extra cost.

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School Facts

School size:

medium

Classrooms:

9

High season:

December - March

United States of America
11%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
10%
France
10%
Germany
9%
Colombia
6%
Australia
5%
Italy
4%
Russian Federation
4%
Netherlands
4%
Worldwide
37%

17 - 24 years old:

30%

25 - 29 years old:

28%

30 - 35 years old:

25%

35 - 50 years old:

8%

50 - 80 years old:

9%

Location

Caminhos Language Centre, Rua Farme de Amoedo 135, Ipanema 22420-020, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Courses

More information about different types of courses.

Schedule
Weeks
Price From
Mornings
Schedule: Mornings
1 - 48
Weeks: 1 - 48
909 USD (4 weeks)
  • 20 standard lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: max. 10
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Students taking a course of more than four weeks may need to purchase additional books during the course of their studies.
  • Starting dates: 2019-01-07 | 2019-01-21 | 2019-02-04 | 2019-02-18 | 2019-03-11 | 2019-03-25 | 2019-04-08 | 2019-04-22 | 2019-05-06 | 2019-05-20 | 2019-06-03 | 2019-06-17 | 2019-07-01 | 2019-07-15 | 2019-07-29 | 2019-08-12 | 2019-08-26 | 2019-09-09 | 2019-09-23 | 2019-10-07 | 2019-10-21 | 2019-11-04 | 2019-11-18 | 2019-12-02 | 2019-12-16 | 2019-12-30
Full days
Schedule: Full days
1 - 48
Weeks: 1 - 48
1,509 USD (4 weeks)
  • 20 standard lessons per week
  • 7.5 conversation lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: max. 10
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Students taking a course of more than four weeks may need to purchase additional books during the course of their studies.
  • Starting dates: 2019-01-07 | 2019-01-21 | 2019-02-04 | 2019-02-18 | 2019-03-11 | 2019-03-25 | 2019-04-08 | 2019-04-22 | 2019-05-06 | 2019-05-20 | 2019-06-03 | 2019-06-17 | 2019-07-01 | 2019-07-15 | 2019-07-29 | 2019-08-12 | 2019-08-26 | 2019-09-09 | 2019-09-23 | 2019-10-07 | 2019-10-21 | 2019-11-04 | 2019-11-18 | 2019-12-02 | 2019-12-16 | 2019-12-30
Full days
Schedule: Full days
1 - 48
Weeks: 1 - 48
1,689 USD (4 weeks)
  • 20 standard group lessons per week
  • 5 standard private lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: max. 10
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Students taking a course of more than four weeks may need to purchase additional books during the course of their studies.
  • Starting dates: 2019-01-07 | 2019-01-21 | 2019-02-04 | 2019-02-18 | 2019-03-11 | 2019-03-25 | 2019-04-08 | 2019-04-22 | 2019-05-06 | 2019-05-20 | 2019-06-03 | 2019-06-17 | 2019-07-01 | 2019-07-15 | 2019-07-29 | 2019-08-12 | 2019-08-26 | 2019-09-09 | 2019-09-23 | 2019-10-07 | 2019-10-21 | 2019-11-04 | 2019-11-18 | 2019-12-02 | 2019-12-16 | 2019-12-30
Variable
Schedule: Variable
1 - 48
Weeks: 1 - 48
3,149 USD (4 weeks)
  • 20 standard private lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 1
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Students taking a course of more than four weeks may need to purchase additional books during the course of their studies.
Full days
Schedule: Full days
1 - 48
Weeks: 1 - 48
3,749 USD (4 weeks)
  • 20 standard private lessons per week
  • 7.5 group conversation lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: max. 10
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Students taking a course of more than four weeks may need to purchase additional books during the course of their studies.
  • Starting dates: 2019-01-07 | 2019-01-21 | 2019-02-04 | 2019-02-18 | 2019-03-11 | 2019-03-25 | 2019-04-08 | 2019-04-22 | 2019-05-06 | 2019-05-20 | 2019-06-03 | 2019-06-17 | 2019-07-01 | 2019-07-15 | 2019-07-29 | 2019-08-12 | 2019-08-26 | 2019-09-09 | 2019-09-23 | 2019-10-07 | 2019-10-21 | 2019-11-04 | 2019-11-18 | 2019-12-02 | 2019-12-16 | 2019-12-30
Mornings
Schedule: Mornings
24
Weeks: 24
-
  • 20 standard lessons per week
  • Additional activities included
  • Transfer to and from the airport included
  • Assistant with student visa application included
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: max. 10
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: School material is included in the course price.
  • Starting dates: 2019-01-07 | 2019-01-21 | 2019-02-04 | 2019-02-18 | 2019-03-11 | 2019-03-25 | 2019-04-08 | 2019-04-22 | 2019-05-06 | 2019-05-20 | 2019-06-03 | 2019-06-17 | 2019-07-01 | 2019-07-15 | 2019-07-29 | 2019-08-12 | 2019-08-26 | 2019-09-09 | 2019-09-23 | 2019-10-07 | 2019-10-21 | 2019-11-04 | 2019-11-18 | 2019-12-02 | 2019-12-16 | 2019-12-30
Full days
Schedule: Full days
48
Weeks: 48
-
  • 20 standard lessons per week
  • 7.5 conversation lessons per week (only during 16 weeks of the program)
  • Additional activities included
  • Transfer to and from the airport included
  • Assistant with student visa application included
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: max. 10
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: School material is included in the course price.
  • Starting dates: 2019-01-07 | 2019-01-21 | 2019-02-04 | 2019-02-18 | 2019-03-11 | 2019-03-25 | 2019-04-08 | 2019-04-22 | 2019-05-06 | 2019-05-20 | 2019-06-03 | 2019-06-17 | 2019-07-01 | 2019-07-15 | 2019-07-29 | 2019-08-12 | 2019-08-26 | 2019-09-09 | 2019-09-23 | 2019-10-07 | 2019-10-21 | 2019-11-04 | 2019-11-18 | 2019-12-02 | 2019-12-16 | 2019-12-30
Schedule
Weeks
Price From
Variable
Schedule: Variable
1 - 48
Weeks: 1 - 48
2,389 USD (4 weeks)
  • 10 private lessons per week made up of time in the classroom and tourism activities and tours of the city with your Portuguese teacher to practice the language in real-life situations and learn more about the local culture
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 1
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Students taking a course of more than four weeks may need to purchase additional books during the course of their studies.
Variable
Schedule: Variable
1 - 48
Weeks: 1 - 48
4,429 USD (4 weeks)
  • 20 private lessons per week made up of time in the classroom and tourism activities and tours of the city with your Portuguese teacher to practice the language in real-life situations and learn more about the local culture
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 1
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Students taking a course of more than four weeks may need to purchase additional books during the course of their studies.
Schedule
Weeks
Price From
Full days
Schedule: Full days
1 - 48
Weeks: 1 - 48
1,349 USD (4 weeks)
  • 20 standard group lessons per week
  • 5 private Celpe-Bras exam preparation lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: B2 - C2
  • Students per course: max. 10
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Students taking a course of more than four weeks may need to purchase additional books during the course of their studies.
  • Starting dates: 2018-10-15 | 2018-10-29 | 2018-11-12 | 2018-11-26 | 2018-12-10 | 2018-12-24 | 2019-01-07 | 2019-01-21 | 2019-02-04 | 2019-02-18 | 2019-03-11 | 2019-03-25 | 2019-04-08 | 2019-04-22 | 2019-05-06 | 2019-05-20 | 2019-06-03 | 2019-06-17 | 2019-07-01 | 2019-07-15 | 2019-07-29 | 2019-08-12 | 2019-08-26 | 2019-09-09 | 2019-09-23 | 2019-10-07 | 2019-10-21 | 2019-11-04 | 2019-11-18 | 2019-12-02 | 2019-12-16 | 2019-12-30
Variable
Schedule: Variable
1 - 48
Weeks: 1 - 48
4,429 USD (4 weeks)
  • 20 private CELPE-Bras exam preparation lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 1
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Students taking a course of more than four weeks may need to purchase additional books during the course of their studies.
Schedule
Weeks
Price From
Full days
Schedule: Full days
1 - 48
Weeks: 1 - 48
1,689 USD (4 weeks)
  • 20 standard group lessons per week
  • 5 private business Portuguese lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: max. 10
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Students taking a course of more than four weeks may need to purchase additional books during the course of their studies.
  • Starting dates: 2018-10-15 | 2018-10-29 | 2018-11-12 | 2018-11-26 | 2018-12-10 | 2018-12-24 | 2019-01-07 | 2019-01-21 | 2019-02-04 | 2019-02-18 | 2019-03-11 | 2019-03-25 | 2019-04-08 | 2019-04-22 | 2019-05-06 | 2019-05-20 | 2019-06-03 | 2019-06-17 | 2019-07-01 | 2019-07-15 | 2019-07-29 | 2019-08-12 | 2019-08-26 | 2019-09-09 | 2019-09-23 | 2019-10-07 | 2019-10-21 | 2019-11-04 | 2019-11-18 | 2019-12-02 | 2019-12-16 | 2019-12-30
Variable
Schedule: Variable
1 - 48
Weeks: 1 - 48
3,149 USD (4 weeks)
  • 20 private business Portuguese lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 1
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Students taking a course of more than four weeks may need to purchase additional books during the course of their studies.
Schedule
Weeks
Price From
Full days
Schedule: Full days
1 - 48
Weeks: 1 - 48
1,509 USD (4 weeks)
  • 20 standard lessons per week
  • Volunteering placement in an educational, creative or environmental project
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: max. 10
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Material: Students taking a course of more than four weeks may need to purchase additional books during the course of their studies.
  • Starting dates: 2019-01-07 | 2019-01-21 | 2019-02-04 | 2019-02-18 | 2019-03-11 | 2019-03-25 | 2019-04-08 | 2019-04-22 | 2019-05-06 | 2019-05-20 | 2019-06-03 | 2019-06-17 | 2019-07-01 | 2019-07-15 | 2019-07-29 | 2019-08-12 | 2019-08-26 | 2019-09-09 | 2019-09-23 | 2019-10-07 | 2019-10-21 | 2019-11-04 | 2019-11-18 | 2019-12-02 | 2019-12-16 | 2019-12-30

Accommodation

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Meals
Bathroom
Price From
Breakfast
Breakfast
Shared
Shared
1,160 USD (4 weeks)
    Accommodation
  • Travel Time (on foot): max. 20 minutes
  • Average number of students: 1-2
  • Wifi
  • Laundry facilities available
  • Accommodation facilities include: Fully equipped communal kitchen | Communal area/shared living room | TV
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Room facilities include: Bedding | Towels | Air conditioning or fan
Meals
Bathroom
Price From
Self catering
Self catering
Shared
Shared
1,120 USD (4 weeks)
    Accommodation
  • Travel Time (on foot): max. 20 minutes
  • Wifi
  • Laundry facilities available
  • Accommodation facilities include: Fully equipped communal kitchen | 24-hour security | Communal area/shared living room | TV
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Room facilities include: Bedding | Towels | Air conditioning or fan

Transfer

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Direction
Operating Hours
Price
One Way
Direction: One Way
24h
Operating Hours: 24h
85 USD
Price: 85 USD
Return
Direction: Return
24h
Operating Hours: 24h
150 USD
Price: 150 USD

Closure Dates

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2019-03-05 | 2019-04-19 | 2019-04-21 | 2019-05-01 | 2019-06-20 | 2019-09-07 | 2019-10-12 | 2019-11-02 | 2019-11-15 | 2019-11-20 | 2019-12-25 | 2020-01-01

Reviews

Yalea Rating Index: Excellent

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