Learn Portuguese in Faro

Learn Portuguese in Faro

Portuguese School

Portuguese school in Faro

The school in Faro is located in the heart of the city, within walking distance to the waterfront and main monuments. This area is both a residential and business area , near the pedestrian shopping street: San Antonio Street. Faro is a city that keeps it authenticity without becoming overcrowded with tourists.Faro International Airport is 30/45 minutes away by taxi and the central bus station is within walking distance from the school.

The Faro school has 6 classrooms equipped with TV’s, audio equipment and computers. Students have free access to Internet at the school. Within a few kilometres from Faro, students can easily reach the worldwide famous beaches, golf courses, waterslide parks and water sports facilities for which the Algarve is known.

Portuguese Courses

Minimum age: 18

Standard course

General Portuguese language lessons focusing on the 4 core language areas: speaking, reading, writing and listening. Ideal for students that want either a short or long term course in order to learn Portuguese in Faro. Courses are organised in modules of 4 weeks at all levels from beginner to advanced. Monitoring and assessment is ongoing so that students can progress through the levels according to their ability.

Lessons per week 15 Duration 1-48 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 8
Minutes per lesson 50 Minimum age 18

Intensive course

Students will follow the Standard Portuguese course in the mornings with 2 additional Portuguese workshops each afternoon covering different topics. Topics will range from conversation, vocabulary, grammar practice, presentations and role plays. This course is ideal for students that want to learn Portuguese in Faro on a more intensive course.

Lessons per week 25 Duration 1-48 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 8
Minutes per lesson 50 Minimum age 18

Combined course

Students follow the Standard course in the mornings with 5, 10 or 15 private lessons per week in the afternoons. Ideal for students that want the diversity of a group course but want the focus and personal attention of private lessons to further improve their language skills.

Lessons per week 15 + 5, 10 or 15 Duration 1-48 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 8
Minutes per lesson 50 Minimum age 18

Private tuition

Lessons are tailored to the students individual needs and requests, including different cultural and professional themes if requested. Students are welcome to bring any kind of documentation they may need to work on. Perfect for students that want to learn Portuguese in Faro and have specific areas of the Portuguese language to focus on, need to brush up on certain areas prior to exams or need to tailor the language towards their career.

Lessons per week 20, 25 or 30 Duration 1+weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class 1:1 or 2:1
Minutes per lesson 50 Minimum age 18


Host Family

Host family accommodation is an important part of most students’ stay in Faro. Living in a Portuguese household will enable students to learn Portuguese in Faro and also help them experience the culture and way of life in Portugal. Students will be placed in single rooms on a breakfast only basis. Host families can be a family, couple or an individual host and some families host more than one student at a time, but will host students of different nationalities.

Host families are usually located within walking distance of the Portuguese school in Faro but if public transport is required it is never more than a 20 minute commute to school.

Students arrive on the Sunday prior to the start of their Portuguese course in Faro and depart on the Saturday after their Portuguese course. Extra nights are available on request.

Student House

Students wanting to learn Portuguese in Faro can stay in the ‘Student House’ accommodation. The ‘Student House’ is a 4 bedroom apartment (2 single rooms & 2 shared rooms) located a street across from the Portuguese language school. The apartment has been totally rennovated and is fully equipped. Students cater for themselves so this is perfect for students that want the independence of a self-catering option. The apartment has been newly renovated and is fully equipped. Facilities include

- 2 WC, kitchen

- living/dining room

- 4 bedrooms

- laundry room

- balcony

- terrace and garden

- TV and Wi-Fi.

There is a weekly cleaning and changing of linen service.

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A transfer service is available at an extra cost for students learning Portuguese who wish to be met at Faro International Airport or the bus/train station and taken to their accommodation.


The school organises a monthly calendar of extracurricular activities every 4 weeks, which are included in the price of your Portuguese course. These activities can include visits to museums, monuments and other places of interest. Sports or evenings out to live music concerts, bars or Saturday half-day visits. These activities are subject to a minimum number of participants and run in the morning, afternoon or evening.

Also available are full-day Sunday excursions and typical dinners on Fridays at an extra cost, to be paid locally. Excursions are also subject to a minimum number of participants.

Course Prices


1 lesson = 50 minutes  /  Minimum age = 18                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          



15 lessons per week / Max. 8 per class


25 lessons per week/ Max. 8 per class

1 € 285.00 € 475.00
2 € 570.00 € 950.00
3 € 855.00 € 1425.00
4 € 992.00 € 1652.00
6 € 1488.00 € 2478.00
8  € 1984.00  € 3304.00
12  € 2520.00 € 4200.00
16 € 3360.00 € 5600.00
24 € 4560.00 € 7680.00

15 lessons per week/ Max. 8 per class

€ 470.00
15 group + 5 private  15 group + 10 private  15 group + 15 private
 € 443.00 per week € 638.00 per week € 833.00 per week
15 lessons 20 lessons per lesson
 € 585.00 per week € 780.00 per week € 39.00

Accommodation Prices


Sunday to Saturday


Single room / B&B


Single room / Self catering

1 € 150.00 € 160.00
2 € 300.00 € 320.00
3 € 450.00 € 480.00
4 € 600.00 € 640.00
6 € 900.00 € 960.00
8  € 1200.00 € 1280.00
12 € 1800.00 € 1920.00
16 € 2400.00 € 2560.00
24  € 3600.00 € 3840.00
Extra week € 150.00 € 160.00
Extra night € 30.00 -
Placement fee: € 40.00



2021 Dates

STANDARD, INTENSIVE & COMBINED COURSES: Non-beginners can start on any Monday through out the year. Beginners must start on the dates shown in RED.
JAN 4 11 18 25
FEB 1 8 15 22
MAR 1 8 15 22 29
APR 5 12 19 26
MAY 4 10 18 24 31
JUN 7 14 21 28
JUL 5 12 19 26
AUG 2 9 16 23 30
SEP 6 13 20 27
OCT 4 11 18 25
NOV 1 8 15 22 29
DEC 6 13 20  
EASTER COURSE 29th March 2021
CHRISTMAS COURSE 20th December 2021
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 1st January, 2nd April, 10th June, 5th October, 1st November, 7th September, 1st December and 8th December 2021. Lessons lost due to public holidays will not be made or refunded.

2022 Dates

Please contact the office for 2022 dates.


School size Small
Minimum age 18
Levels Beginner to Advanced
  • Host family
download Free WiFi