But no adventure is complete without learning to speak the language. Approximately 250 million people worldwide currently speak Portuguese. It is the official language of Portugal, Angola, Brazil, Mozambique, the Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde and São Tomé and Príncipe. It's also one of the official languages of Timor-East and of the special administrative region of Macau in China. As the result of expansion during colonial times, Portuguese speakers are also found in Goa, Daman and Diu in India and in Malacca in Malaysia.
Did you know that the number of Internet users using Portuguese online increased 990% between 2000 and 2011? And did you know that it is estimated that in 2050 there will be 335 million people speaking Portuguese? In fact, Portuguese language is rapidly increasing from Brazil to Angola for both business and leisure purposes. In such a competitive world, Portuguese will unquestionably be an invaluable advantage. Portuguese is a truly worldwide language.
Be a part of this number, be a Portuguese speaker! Lisbon is waiting for YOU and the PORTUGUESE CONNECTION Language School is waiting TOO!