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Learn Portuguese in Rio de Janeiro

Learn Portuguese in Rio de Janeiro with Rio & Learn and youโ€™ll be at the most famous beach in the world, Copacabana!

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Our capacity to learn increases when we feel at ease and engaged with our environment. The more contented we are, he easier we learn.

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Our learning method is based on โ€œlearning by livingโ€, expressing yourself in Portuguese 24 hours a day, and enjoying our โ€œCidade maravilhosaโ€.

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On our RioLIVE! Activities you visit landmarks, go sightseeing, enjoy the best views and sunsets, discover the best spots in the city, the best beaches, the hottest places to dance, sing... live!

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At Rio & Learn, learning Portuguese is both innovative and fast. Rio & Learn gives you the chance to learn Portuguese while enjoying Rio de Janeiro to the full: sunkissed beaches, evocative samba, spectacular views, rich culture, mouth-watering cuisine, vibrant peopleโ€ฆ Choose to learn Portuguese while having the experience of your life. You simply have to learn by living.

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Our brains are full of information, and we have a huge capacity to learn far more when we feel at ease and engaged. The more contented we are, the easier we learn!

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Our learning method is centred on learning by living, expressing yourself in Portuguese 24 hours a day, and enjoying our Cidade Maravilhosa. The best way to learn a language is by fully immersing your senses: to see, to hear, and to feel life through another language.

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Fridat Night at Pedra do Sal with RioLIVE!

The Samba That Almost Didn’t Happen

La Pedra do Sal est un lieu unique en son genre ร  Rio. Tout dโ€™abord, cโ€™est un endroit historique puisque au 19รจme siรจcle, avant mรชme lโ€™abolition de lโ€™esclavage (en 1888 au Brรฉsil), cโ€™est dans cette zo…

The beautiful views at Parque da Catacumba

Lagoa Can Always Surprise You

Today we went hiking around the Lagoa, a beautiful natural spot in the south zone of Rio de Janeiro. We first hiked up one of the mountains in Parque das catacumbas and saw a beautiful view from sever…

Museu da Repรบblica no Catete

History With Them Is Even Better

Ayer conocimos un lugar muy interesante, aprendimos un poco de la historia del palacio Catete, de las personas que vivieron ahi. Y en lo que se convirtio durante todo este tiempo. Es increiblemente bo…

Beach Soccer in Rio

Soccer, Sand and Fun

Although I barely speak Portuguese, futebol at Copacabana beach was a great experience. I was able to meet other students and teachers while enjoying the beach. It was an opportunity to learn about th…

Museu do Amanhรฃ na Praรงa Mauรก

Porto Maravilha Was a Total Blast

Today we went to Porto Maravilha, which is near Rioโ€™s historic and financial center. Overlooking the sea is the magnificent Museu de Amanhรฃ (The Tomorrow Museum) that highlights the diversity of human…

Wild Afternoon in Santa Teresa

Wild Afternoon in Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa is a beautiful hilltop district in Rio. We kicked off our visit at the Bar do Mineiro sharing a feijoada feast, some refreshing Brazilian beers, and great company. For those of you new to…

The Capoeira Return. Practicing Capoeira with RioLIVE!

The Capoeira Return!

Rio & Learn’s capoeira class is a fantastic experience to have fun, learn about its history, participate in some exercises and practice Portuguese. Scott Bryson, England A lot of RioLIVE! Activiti…

Learning and Dancing Samba in Rio

Samba Is Back at Rio & Learn

Bij Rio & Learn leren we niet alleen Portugees, we maken ook veel plezier! En wat geeft meer plezier dan samba? Samba wordt beschouwd als de identiteit van het Braziliaanse volk en kent zijn oorsp…

Nice views and pictures at Sugar Loaf

Coloring The Sugar Loaf

Sugar Loaf mountain was a ton of fun. There was a short, medium difficulty hike to start but it was so worth the view. We took the gondola from the midpoint to the top where the view was the best. I h…