Portuguese Course for Foreigners in Matosinhos

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Caravela in Matosinhos is a Portuguese school for foreigners. It is located in the center of Matosinhos and is the second school of Caravela’s group (the first being in Caldas da Rainha).

Caravela has an advanced teaching methodology. Here, students will experience an organized methodology, that easily adapts to their needs. Also, we offer a wide variety of services to suit the availability and desires of the students.

MEET OUR COURSES

What students say

Great school to learn Portuguese! Very sympathic, flexible and efficient way to teach. Suitable for all levels. Highly recommended for everyone that wants to dive into the most beautiful of all Roman languages!

Thomas Mikuz from Austria

Estou a apreender português na escola Caravela a minha professora chame-se Joana, ela é uma muito boa profissional. Recomendo esta escola 100%.

Bg Alejandra from Spain

I thoroughly enjoyed my course at Escola Caravela. As a language teacher and school inspector I had high expectations regarding my lessons and these were met by my teacher David. I learn a lot very quickly on my intensive course and will try to take another one soon.

Malcolm Hebden from England

courses:

In Caravela School, we are as flexible as possible. Therefore, we offer courses for different levels, class frequencies, schedules and goals. The general courses prepare students for the CAPLE exams of the respective level.

Descontos para amigos

Discount for friends - Learn Portuguese

We like it when friends and family come to our school to learn Portuguese together. Therefore, we offer the best conditions for groups. The more partners, the greater the discount!

  • 2-4 students: -5%
  • 5-6 students: -10%

So when you bring someone you get 5 or 10% off and you also give 5 or 10% off to your colleague(s).

These discounts are valid for face-to-face group courses and for students in the same group.
For larger groups, we have custom prices.

If you have any questions, please send us an email using the contact form. We will be quick to respond.

Group Lessons

STANDARD Intensive

The Standard Intensive is a 44-hour course and lasts 2 weeks. It is divided into 11 classes for 4 hours, with a 15-minute break. Classes take place from Monday to Saturday, from 9.30 to 13.30 or from 14.00 to 18.00. Each group has a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 6 students. The price is 300 euros per student

Mini-group Intensive

The Intensive Mini-group is a 40-hour course and lasts 2 weeks. It is divided into 10 classes of 4 hours, with a 15-minute break. Classes take place from Monday to Friday, from 9.30 to 13.30 or from 14.00 to 18.00. Each group has a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 students. The price is 320 euros per student

STANDARD Extensive

The Standard Extensive is a 45-hour course and lasts about 2.5 months. It is divided into 18 lessons of 2.5 hours, with a 15-minute break. Classes take place on Mondays and Thursdays or on Tuesdays and Fridays, in the afternoon (from 14.00 to 16.30) or in the evening (from 18.30 to 21.00). Each group has a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 6 students. The price is 300 euros per student

Mini-grOup ExtensivE

The Extensive Mini-group is a 40-hour course and lasts about 2 months. It is divided into 16 lessons of 2.5 hours, with a 15-minute break. Classes take place on Mondays and Thursdays or on Tuesdays and Fridays, in the afternoon (from 14.00 to 16.30) or in the evening (from 18.30 to 21.00). Each group has a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 students. The price is 320 euros per student

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Online

Online Standard

The Standard Online Course is designed for an approximately 60-hours of work and covers the same topics of the others courses. This course includes 4 lessons with a teacher (1 lesson = 60 minutes). The schedule is 100% flexible.

The Standard Online Course covers all aspects of learning: grammar and vocabulary, oral and written expression and comprehension, communicative skills and interaction. At the end, students receive a certificate. The price is 140 euros per student

Online Course

The Online Course in a Mini-Group follows the same principles of the intensive and extensive courses, with the difference that the classes are given at distance. With the Online Course in a Mini-Group students can do to at distance the same that students do at school.

The Intensive Online is a 40-hour course and lasts 2 weeks. It is divided into 10 classes of 4 hours, with a 15-minute break. Classes take place from Monday to Friday, from 9.30 to 13.30 or from 14.00 to 18.00. Each group has a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 students. The price is 270 euros per student

The Extensive Online is a 40-hour course and lasts about 2 months. It is divided into 16 lessons of 2.5 hours, with a 15-minute break. Classes take place on Mondays and Thursdays or on Tuesdays and Fridays, in the morning (from 10.00 to 12.30), in the afternoon (from 14.00 to 16.30) or in the evening (from 18.30 to 21.00). Each group has a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 students. The price is 270 euros per student

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PRIVATE LESSONS

IndividuaL LESSONS

The Individual Lesson is a 90-minute private lesson with 1 student. The price of one lesson is 30 euros. A pack of 5 classes costs 125 euros.

LESSON IN A Par

The Lesson in a Pair is a 90-minute private lesson with 2 students. The price of one lesson is 16 euros per student. A pack of 5 lessons costs 75 euros per student.

CLASSES AT HOME

If students prefer, we can send a teacher to home or work. Contact us to find out if your area is included.

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Specific Purposes

Portuguese for tourism

It is designed for students spending, or planning to spend, their holidays in Portugal and who want to be ready for the different situations that may arise during their stay. It aims to facilitate the process of discovering the country and make this a richer experience.

Business Portuguese

It focuses on professional and business issues. It prepares professionals, entrepreneurs and business owners.

Courses for children

These classes take into account the needs and the learning process of children. We offer courses for children from 6 to 10 years and from 11 to 15 years.

Preparation for the CAPLE exams

Our general courses are designed so that the students, at the end of the course, are able to take the CAPLE exam of their respective level. For this, our exams follow the format and type of content of CAPLE exams.

However, we also have specific courses for preparation for CAPLE exams. They are intended for students who already have some knowledge of the language and who want to prepare for the demands of these examinations.

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    How to get to the the school?

    Reaching Caravela school in Matosinhos is quite simple even for those who come from the center of Porto.

    METRO:

    Those coming from the city center can take the metro at Trindade station (or any other station). You should take the metro towards “Senhor de Matosinhos” and get off at “Matosinhos Sul” (Matosinhos) station.

    The School is 100 meters from the station next to Banco Santander.

    (time approx. 25 minutes)

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