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Portuguese Traditions: Dia da Espiga

This morning our student Vance (USA) came to the school with a beautiful flower bouquet saying everybody was selling bouquets in the street. Do you want to know why? Well, today we celebrate "Dia da Espiga" or "Quinta-feira da Espiga". It always falls on a Thursday, 40 days after Easter and it...

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Walking Tour: National Pantheon

Yesterday it was the International Museum Day and we decided to visit the National Pantheon punctuating Lisbon's skyline with its white dome! The first stone of this Baroque monument was laid in 1684 but the conclusion only happened in 1966 which led to the invention of a popular saying. We...

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Last Walking Tour in Graça

As you know, every week, we took our students out for a tour around the city! :) Yesterday's weather did not stop us! We walked to Graça, one of oldest Lisbon's suburbs because we really love to see the city from the top! Muito fixe, or as our student from Québec taught us "C'est chill le...

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It's Easter time: almonds for everyone!

It's Easter time and it is is very common for Portuguese people to offer each other amêndoas at this time of the year! Coated in sugar, covered in dark or white chocolate, colorful, shaped like animals: there's an amêndoa for everyone out there! There is a large variety of almonds to pick...

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Portuguese Summer Course in Lisbon

The Portuguese Summer Course is the perfect opportunity for you to learn Portuguese while enjoying all that Lisbon has to offer: amazing beaches, excellent food and wine, fascinating history, thrilling nightlife, and of course, nice people that will welcome you in a way that you will never...

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International Mother Language Day at Portuguese Connection

Celebrated on February 21st, the International Mother Language Day is a worldwide annual observance to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. As we all know, Portuguese belongs to a group of languages that evolved from Latin but has been influenced by many...

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Chinese New Year in Lisbon

English version: The longest and most important festival of the lunisolar calendar - Chinese New Year - is celebrated on January 28th. Celebrations started last week in Lisbon, we were there for the parade along Avenida Almirante Reis and wanted to share with you some pictures we took...

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Extensive Courses (30hours) - new dates

Looking for evening classes in Lisbon? We have the perfect course for you! Our Extensive Classes run twice a week from 7pm to 9pm for a total of 30 hours! If you enroll with a friend, the price is 171€ only!But hurry up, there are only a few seats left! Check out the next starting...

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Year in review: 2016

We just wrapped up another year with unforgettable stories and memorable events and achievements. This past year a lot of things took place: hundreds of students came from all over the world, we created new partnerships and added new amazing activities, we introduced our first and successfull...

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Xmas Greetings - Votos de Natal

  Refrão: A todos um bom Natal (bis) Que seja um bom Natal Para todos nós.   No Natal pela manhã Ouvem-se os sinos tocar Há uma grande alegria No ar   Nesta manhã de Natal Há em todos os países Muitos milhões de meninos...

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