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Walking Tour: ATTERO - Bordalo II

Yesterday we took our students to Attero, an exhibition where the works by Urban Artist Bordalo II are showcased. This Portuguese artist (born in Lisbon in 1987) upcycles the city's rubbish to create amazing pieces of art, reminders of the natural cost of our production, and to raise awareness...

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Portuguese Extensive Classes - New Starting Dates (September 2017)

  BACK TO SCHOOL! Starting Dates   30 hours/15 classes of 2 hours (twice a week from 7pm to 9pm)   A1.1 Level 13th of September (Mondays and Wednesdays) COMPLETE 20th of September (Mondays and Wednesdays) CANCELLED 28th of September (Tuesdays and Thursdays) 4 SEATS...

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Extensive Courses: new dates (September 2017)

BACK TO SCHOOL! 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...

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The best Lisbon beaches

  LISBON - Do you know a better place to learn a new language? When we say that Lisbon is the best place to learn a new language, we do not just mean all the things that the city center can offer you, such as beautiful old neighbourhoods plenty of mysterious stories,...

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Portuguese Music: PIMBA

June, the most awaited month of the year in Lisbon, has arrived and before you go enjoying the celebrations, you NEED to improve and expand your knowledge about PIMBA music! There is an arraial (local festival) in every corner, each one with its own pimba song. But, what is pimba and which...

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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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