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Countries that speak Portuguese

Learning Portuguese is more than simply learning a new language, it also  means being able to communicate with more than 250 million people from 4 different continents (Europe, South America, Africa, Asia) in their native language, exploring their customs and traditions. Portuguese is the...

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New Activities with Portuguese Connection Language School

Some of you might already have heard about our great activities. Well, this month, they have been remastered, to have them fit the interests and schedule of the students. Among other activities, you will have the chance to participate in a Portuguese wine tasting evening in a fancy bar, visit...

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New painting course with Portuguese Connection

We are proud to announce that we have created a new package! In exclusivity for you, we present our new painting course. From now on, you will be able to learn portuguese in the morning and learn up to 9 different painting techniques in the afternoon: Oil pastel, dry pastel, watercolor, acrylic...

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Symbols of Portugal: Azulejo

Azulejos are the beautiful painted tin-glazed ceramic tiles that cover the walls of Portuguese cities. They are mostly to be seen on the façades of churches, schools, theaters, train stations or important buildings, but also on ordinary houses, which don't seem to have anything special, but...

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Symbols of Portugal: Fado

If you ever stepped foot in Portugal, even if you didn't leave the airport or stuck to the less populated costal areas, you probably heard at least a note of Fado. Maybe you didn't realize you did because you didn't know what it was, but you did. To be sure you recognize it next time, here is a...

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Symbols of Portugal: Pastéis de Nata

Pastéis de Nata are Lisbon's best known pastries. They are also sometimes called Pastéis de Belém, which is where they exactly originate from. The story starts in the 19th century. Once upon a time, there was a little grocery store next to the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos in Belém. With the...

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Spanish-Portuguese False Friends

  Symbols of Portugal: False friends   The more students we welcome in our school, the more we realize how little the world knows about Portugal and Portuguese culture in comparison to other European countries. Indeed, if asked, any random traveler could describe France,...

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Newsletter April

Hello everyone ! We hope you all had a nice Easter weekend :) Here is the April Newsletter to help you keep in touch with Lisbon and continue practicing your grammar ;)  

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Quem Conta Um Conto - The new Book Club for foreigners in Lisbon

Hello, Today we are glad to inform you that Portuguese Connection is the host school of the new Book Club for foreigners in Lisbon: "Quem Conta um Conto". "Quem conta um conto acrescenta um ponto" is an old Portuguese proverb that means that telling a story to someone is like teaching them...

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World Heritage Portugal

Olá Portuguese Language Lovers, Portugal is one of the smallest countries in the world, but perhaps the richest per square meter, in a historical and cultural perspective. And it is surprising that Portugal stands unknown for many people, but at the same this unawareness keeps alive all the old...

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