Caminhos Language Centre
Caminhos Language Centre
Caminhos Language Centre
Caminhos Language Centre

Caminhos Language Centre Rio de Janeiro

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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.


School Facts

School sizemedium
Classrooms9
High seasonDecember - March
Snacks

Snacks

Kitchen/microwave

Kitchen/microwave

Student lounge

Student lounge

Library

Library

Computers

Computers

Wifi

Wifi

Student Nationalities

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%

Age Distribution

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.
  • 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.
  • Beginner starting dates: 2017-09-18 | 2017-10-02 | 2017-10-16 | 2017-10-30 | 2017-11-13 | 2017-11-27 | 2017-12-11 | 2018-01-02 | 2018-01-15 | 2018-01-29 | 2018-02-12 | 2018-02-26 | 2018-03-12 | 2018-03-26 | 2018-04-09 | 2018-04-23 | 2018-05-07 | 2018-05-21 | 2018-06-04 | 2018-06-18 | 2018-07-02 | 2018-07-16 | 2018-07-30 | 2018-08-13 | 2018-08-27 | 2018-09-10 | 2018-09-24 | 2018-10-08 | 2018-10-22 | 2018-11-05 | 2018-11-19 | 2018-12-03 | 2018-12-17 | 2018-12-31
  • 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.
  • Beginner starting dates: 2017-09-18 | 2017-10-02 | 2017-10-16 | 2017-10-30 | 2017-11-13 | 2017-11-27 | 2017-12-11 | 2018-01-02 | 2018-01-15 | 2018-01-29 | 2018-02-12 | 2018-02-26 | 2018-03-12 | 2018-03-26 | 2018-04-09 | 2018-04-23 | 2018-05-07 | 2018-05-21 | 2018-06-04 | 2018-06-18 | 2018-07-02 | 2018-07-16 | 2018-07-30 | 2018-08-13 | 2018-08-27 | 2018-09-10 | 2018-09-24 | 2018-10-08 | 2018-10-22 | 2018-11-05 | 2018-11-19 | 2018-12-03 | 2018-12-17 | 2018-12-31
  • 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.
  • Beginner starting dates: 2017-09-18 | 2017-10-02 | 2017-10-16 | 2017-10-30 | 2017-11-13 | 2017-11-27 | 2017-12-11 | 2018-01-02 | 2018-01-15 | 2018-01-29 | 2018-02-12 | 2018-02-26 | 2018-03-12 | 2018-03-26 | 2018-04-09 | 2018-04-23 | 2018-05-07 | 2018-05-21 | 2018-06-04 | 2018-06-18 | 2018-07-02 | 2018-07-16 | 2018-07-30 | 2018-08-13 | 2018-08-27 | 2018-09-10 | 2018-09-24 | 2018-10-08 | 2018-10-22 | 2018-11-05 | 2018-11-19 | 2018-12-03 | 2018-12-17 | 2018-12-31
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Beginner starting dates: 2017-09-18 | 2017-10-02 | 2017-10-16 | 2017-10-30 | 2017-11-13 | 2017-11-27 | 2017-12-11 | 2018-01-02 | 2018-01-15 | 2018-01-29 | 2018-02-12 | 2018-02-26 | 2018-03-12 | 2018-03-26 | 2018-04-09 | 2018-04-23 | 2018-05-07 | 2018-05-21 | 2018-06-04 | 2018-06-18 | 2018-07-02 | 2018-07-16 | 2018-07-30 | 2018-08-13 | 2018-08-27 | 2018-09-10 | 2018-09-24 | 2018-10-08 | 2018-10-22 | 2018-11-05 | 2018-11-19 | 2018-12-03 | 2018-12-17 | 2018-12-31
  • 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.
  • Beginner starting dates: 2016-12-12 | 2017-01-02 | 2017-01-16 | 2017-01-30 | 2017-02-13 | 2017-03-06 | 2017-03-20 | 2017-04-03 | 2017-04-17 | 2017-05-01 | 2017-05-15 | 2017-05-29 | 2017-06-12 | 2017-06-26 | 2017-07-10 | 2017-07-24 | 2017-08-07 | 2017-08-21 | 2017-09-04 | 2017-09-18 | 2017-10-02 | 2017-10-16 | 2017-10-30 | 2017-11-13 | 2017-11-27 | 2017-12-11 | 2017-12-25 | 2018-01-08 | 2018-01-22 | 2018-02-05 | 2018-02-19 | 2018-03-05 | 2018-03-19 | 2018-04-02
  • 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.
  • Beginner starting dates: 2017-09-18 | 2017-10-02 | 2017-10-16 | 2017-10-30 | 2017-11-13 | 2017-11-27 | 2017-12-11 | 2018-01-02 | 2018-01-15 | 2018-01-29 | 2018-02-12 | 2018-02-26 | 2018-03-12 | 2018-03-26 | 2018-04-09 | 2018-04-23 | 2018-05-07 | 2018-05-21 | 2018-06-04 | 2018-06-18 | 2018-07-02 | 2018-07-16 | 2018-07-30 | 2018-08-13 | 2018-08-27 | 2018-09-10 | 2018-09-24 | 2018-10-08 | 2018-10-22 | 2018-11-05 | 2018-11-19 | 2018-12-03 | 2018-12-17 | 2018-12-31
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Beginner starting dates: 2017-09-18 | 2017-10-02 | 2017-10-16 | 2017-10-30 | 2017-11-13 | 2017-11-27 | 2017-12-11 | 2018-01-02 | 2018-01-15 | 2018-01-29 | 2018-02-12 | 2018-02-26 | 2018-03-12 | 2018-03-26 | 2018-04-09 | 2018-04-23 | 2018-05-07 | 2018-05-21 | 2018-06-04 | 2018-06-18 | 2018-07-02 | 2018-07-16 | 2018-07-30 | 2018-08-13 | 2018-08-27 | 2018-09-10 | 2018-09-24 | 2018-10-08 | 2018-10-22 | 2018-11-05 | 2018-11-19 | 2018-12-03 | 2018-12-17 | 2018-12-31
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Beginner starting dates: 2017-09-18 | 2017-10-02 | 2017-10-16 | 2017-10-30 | 2017-11-13 | 2017-11-27 | 2017-12-11 | 2018-01-02 | 2018-01-15 | 2018-01-29 | 2018-02-12 | 2018-02-26 | 2018-03-12 | 2018-03-26 | 2018-04-09 | 2018-04-23 | 2018-05-07 | 2018-05-21 | 2018-06-04 | 2018-06-18 | 2018-07-02 | 2018-07-16 | 2018-07-30 | 2018-08-13 | 2018-08-27 | 2018-09-10 | 2018-09-24 | 2018-10-08 | 2018-10-22 | 2018-11-05 | 2018-11-19 | 2018-12-03 | 2018-12-17 | 2018-12-31
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Beginner starting dates: 2017-09-18 | 2017-10-02 | 2017-10-16 | 2017-10-30 | 2017-11-13 | 2017-11-27 | 2017-12-11 | 2018-01-02 | 2018-01-15 | 2018-01-29 | 2018-02-12 | 2018-02-26 | 2018-03-12 | 2018-03-26 | 2018-04-09 | 2018-04-23 | 2018-05-07 | 2018-05-21 | 2018-06-04 | 2018-06-18 | 2018-07-02 | 2018-07-16 | 2018-07-30 | 2018-08-13 | 2018-08-27 | 2018-09-10 | 2018-09-24 | 2018-10-08 | 2018-10-22 | 2018-11-05 | 2018-11-19 | 2018-12-03 | 2018-12-17 | 2018-12-31

Accommodation

More information about different types of accommodation
    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 | Air conditioning
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Room facilities include: Bedding | Towels | Fan
    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 | Air conditioning
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Room facilities include: Bedding | Towels | Fan
    Accommodation
  • Travel Time (on foot): max. 20 minutes
  • Wifi
  • Accommodation facilities include: Kitchen
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Room facilities include: Bedding | Towels

Transfer

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Transfer

Airport: Rio de Janeiro–Galeão (GIG) / Santos Dumont (SDU)
Direction: One Way
Operating Hours: 24h
Price: 80 USD
Airport: Rio de Janeiro–Galeão (GIG) / Santos Dumont (SDU)
Direction: Return
Operating Hours: 24h
Price: 140 USD

Closure Dates

Public holidays and school closure dates - contact us for more information.
2018-09-07 | 2018-10-12 | 2018-11-02 | 2018-11-20 | 2018-12-24 - 2018-12-28 | 2018-12-25 | 2019-01-01

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