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Portuguese Language Courses – Why Learn Portuguese?

Cactus Language offers Portuguese language courses in both Brazil and Portugal. Portuguese is spoken by some 230 million people worldwide! Portuguese it is the official language of 8 independent countries. That includes Latin America’s economic and industrial super power: Brazil. A whole world of opportunities opens up to you when you learn Portuguese.

Brazil has experienced a huge growth in interest from the rest of the world after hosting world events such as the world cup. With its rainforests and beaches, Brazil is the first choice for many when deciding where to learn Brazilian Portuguese. European Portuguese is spoken not only in Portugal but also in Africa and Asia. Portuguese enables you to connect with people from Angola and Mozambique to East Timor and Macau.



How to Learn Portuguese?

There are several ways to learn Portuguese! The most common option: take Portuguese lessons where it’s spoken. Other options: study Portuguese in your home country or study Portuguese online. If you want to learn Portuguese fast then take a course in Portugal or Brazil – you will progress by immersing in the language and culture.

If you already speak another language such as French, Spanish or Italian, studying and learning Portuguese will be much easier. Spanish and Portuguese do share in fact much vocabulary.

If you have not taken Portuguese lessons before then a beginners Portuguese course is the best choice. Every other student in the class is a beginner so they will be in the same situation as you.

The best advice is: starting taking Portuguese classes. This will stop being a question.



Ways to Learn Portuguese?

The best way to learn Portuguese is to immerse in the language and culture. Surround yourself with Portuguese as much as possible. The easiest way to learn Portuguese is to take a Portuguese course in a Portuguese speaking country.

Other ways of learning Portuguese include, reading books or listening to podcasts in Portuguese. TV shows and movies in Portuguese, and music in Portuguese is even easier as you can start getting used to the language. You can learn Portuguese a lot just by consuming it.

Combine all the above methods with online apps, part-time courses or private tuition and that will be the best way to learn Portuguese.



Where Can I Learn Portuguese?

You can learn Portuguese in Portugal and Brazil! Cactus offers a wide range of Portuguese courses in 3 amazing cities in Portugal and in wonderful Olinda, Brazil! You can choose a one-week budget Portuguese course in Faro or a Portuguese and Surfing in Lisbon. Other options include language +activities such as a Portuguese and Football in Olinda. At Cactus, we will help you choose the right Portuguese course for you.

Our Portuguese courses will immerse you in the Portuguese language and develop your language skills. You will be learning Portuguese with qualified and experienced Portuguese language teachers. Portuguese lessons take place in accredited schools that offer the best facilities in central locations.

Going away soon? Why not Download our free Portuguese Language Kit or check our Basic Portuguese Phrases to help you get the most of your time abroad.



Where is the Best Place to Learn Portuguese?

Portugal’s Capital is one of the oldest cities in the world and the most popular location for students learning Portuguese. Lisbon has a unique vibe and mixture of old and new, endless pastry shops and scenic views. You can also take Portuguese lessons in Porto, in the north of Portugal. A UNESCO World Heritage city, with azulejos (hand-painted tiles) decorated façades and the iconic Port wine.

If you are looking for good weather then Faro in Algarve, Portugal or Olinda, Brazil are great choice. Immerse yourself in the culture and take a walk on the beach whilst you attend Portuguese classes.

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How can I Check my Portuguese Level?

Are you at beginner level or advanced level? You can check your Portuguese language level for free! Test your Portuguese with our Portuguese language level test. Find out which level is right for you before you book!

For a detailed quote about learning Portuguese and free consultation please contact us. Or, call us on 00 44 (0) 1273 830 960.




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Online Portuguese Courses

Cactus offers online Portuguese language courses for students looking to learn Portuguese wherever they are. Courses are interactive and engaging, and students can enjoy real-time interactions with teacher.

Portuguese Courses in the UK

An excellent way to improve your Portuguese language skills before or after your language course abroad with Cactus. We offer Portuguese language courses across the UK. Including Portuguese courses in LondonBrighton, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Manchester.

Private Portuguese Tuition

Cactus offers a range of options for Dutch private tuition. You can choose one-to-one classes in your home or place of work. If you prefer online, private Dutch lessons at the time and place of your choice. More information on our Private Portuguese Lessons division.

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