Portuguese for Business

Business Portuguese Courses

With a market of over 210 million people (the worldโ€™s sixth most populous country), Brazil is the best place to learn Portuguese for business.

As part of the BRIC countries, Brazil is a giant with one of the best growth records worldwide, and stands out as the country where doing business is easier and considered the least restrictive or intrusive of the BRICs. Every day new companies and executives come to Brazil to do business, and consequently everyday the Portuguese language gains more worldwide importance.

Are you working in a Brazilian company? Would you like to get into a huge potential market? We offer online and in-person Portuguese business courses, for you to learn everything you need while in Rio or from abroad! Studying with us youโ€™ll feel comfortable and confident to speak in Portuguese to colleagues and clients. Answer emails, negotiate deals, discuss ideas with your peers and be ahead of the competition. What do you think?

With consideration to the flexibility and efficiency required by executives and companies, Rio & Learn offers the following Portuguese for Business Courses.

Learn a la Cartรฉ Hours: Portuguese for business

Do you think that you need to be in Rio to learn Portuguese? No, not at all. You can stay in your country and study the language and culture of Brazil from afar. You can have this Business Portuguese course from the comfort of your own home or workplace. This way you can also choose to have online lessons or classes in person if youโ€™re in Rio. Read more about these classes here.

Lessons wherever and whenever you want. You have total flexibility to specify the schedule up to one day before the class. 

  • Hours can be arranged as suits your schedule.
  • Classes can be in different locations, all within the city of Rio de Janeiro or online.
  • If you are in Rio, RioLIVE! activities are included on the days you have class.

We offer flexible timetables and our teachers can travel to your office within Rio de Janeiro.

LiveBusiness! Portuguese for business

Are you working in Rio? Or do you plan to come here to work? LiveBusiness!  is perfect for business managers or professionals who have little free time but who need to learn Portuguese quickly while in Rio.

This course is an intensive immersion course, with a dedicated teacher who develops communication situations where you can talk about your own company, business industry or sector. The immersion is tailored to the studentโ€™s specific needs for business communication.

Working in Brazil is very different to working in the country you may be used to. With our LiveBusiness! course weโ€™ll show you how Brazilians act in their workplace and teach you how to interact and behave to relate well to the people here. The course is ideal for learning business vocabulary and expressions for day-to-day business interaction and for discovering cultural aspects of doing business in Brazil.

Our teacher can go to your workplace in Rio, this way youโ€™ll learn while immersed in real life situations. Check out our Instagram and see the beautiful landscapes in Rio!

The course includes lunch with the teacher every day, paying only extra for the trips they choose. Click here to learn more about our LiveBusiness! course.

  • A teacher from a professional background, dedicated to you.
  • 40 hours immersion per week, 8 hours a day (or 30h/week, 6h/day).
  • Lunch eaten with the teacher included.
  • Trips/travel not included.

You can combine this with RioLIVE! activities, with prior agreement of your timetable with the school.


Portuguese Classes for Business

Private, personalized tuition for business professionals where the classes are given online or at the studentโ€™s place of work.

The program includes key language for business and also covers topics from within the studentโ€™s professional area. You have complete flexibility to schedule the classes at any time, 8 am to 8 pm from Monday to Friday. So, donโ€™t worry about the time difference between your country and Brazil.

Schedules are arranged with the school in advance, at least one day before the actual class time. This is only limited by not being able to change the time of class on that same day. Learn more about these classes here.

  • Packages starting from 10 hours.
  • You can book as many hours as you require.
  • Classes at the studentโ€™s company address (always in the same location) or online.
  • If you are in Rio, RioLIVE! activities included on the days you have class


Learn while you have fun


Speak Portuguese 24/7


Maximum 6 students


Big screens, Slides and on line material


Get the right accent


Donโ€™t pay for any class material

All these options emphasize the studentโ€™s business world and real-life business communication situations.

Throughout the course, students learn the manners and customs of Brazilian culture as much as they gain invaluable insight on how to succeed and understand the business environment in Brazil.

Youโ€™ll be able to connect what you learn in class with your daily situations at work. These courses are designed according to your own needs, tailoring what you learn in class to your daily work routine.