Official Description (Provided by language school)
Learn the Portuguese Language in the heart of the historical Center of Lisbon. Study in a natural and enjoyable way. We have a highly qualified team specializing in teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language and Portuguese Culture including Literature, History, Arts, Philosophy, and popular traditions.
The school is located in the historical center of Lisbon, conveniently on the line of the famous 28 electric tram. We are a five minutes walk to Alfama (the oldest quarter of the city) and Saint George Castle.
Because we are in the center of the city we are a short walk to Plaza Commercio on the Tejo River, with many cafes and historical buildings, the pedestrian street, Rua Augusta, with it's very fine shopping. And it's a short walk to the charming Bairro Alto neighborhood, museums, theaters and many of the city's beautiful sights.
We offer School Year Course, intensive courses, Conversation Club, Portuguese Linguistics, Summer Courses. We will also create personalized classes in small groups (max. 6 students) or private lessons (one to one). And Portuguese Classes online. We prepare the students to CAPLE exams which give them the Portuguese official diploma recognised internationally: DEPLE, DIPLE. DAPLE, DUPLE.
Another unique aspect of the school is that we organize cultural Activities in the historical center; walking tours through Portuguese History, Art and Literature.
We help with accommodation in Portuguese family which permits a perfect linguistic immersion.
PortuguÃªs et Cetera â€“ (Escola de LÃngua e Cultura Portuguesa) was founded by Fernanda Ferreira in 2005. She was a researcher in Traditional and Popular Portuguese Culture for several years in Faculdade de CiÃªncias Sociais e Humanas (Universidade Nova de Lisboa).
For many years she taught Portuguese as a Foreign Language and Portuguese Culture at the Faculdade de Letras (Universidade de Lisboa). She wrote poetry and essays which have been published in many anthologies as well as a book (Artefactos). In 2005 she founded PortuguÃªs et Cetera where she leads a team of teachers specializing in teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language.