Dialogo - study in Brazil

Introduction

Diálogo Brasil is one of the first schools of educational exchange in Brazil. Founded in 1989 in Salvador da Bahia, it is a reference in teaching and training of acculturation Portuguese for foreigners. Tailor made programs for individuals, companies, universities and institutions worldwide. That's 26 years of experience and quality in teaching Portuguese and Brazilian culture. The school is located on the 3rd best beach of the World, Porto da Barra Beach, in Barra neighborhood, elected in 2007 by the British Newspaper The Guardian.

It consists of a big and beautiful 2 story-house with:

  • Nine air-conditioned classrooms provided with-sound- audio equipments
  • kitchen for gastronomy classes
  • Saloom for Samba dancing, Capoeira and yoga classes
  • Large outdoor green area for chating and smoking
  • Free internet and WiFi, coffee and tea

Methodology of Diálogo Courses

The strongest feature of the programs of Diálogo Brasil is a lot of talk in classroom training as well as the integration of cultural activities, following the principles of the Communicative Approach to Intercultural and language teaching. Classes are taught in Portuguese and they are carefully prepared for each level. In a nice way, games, music, videos and other teaching aids are used to develop skills in listening and speaking, which prepare students to perform different tasks in real-life situations.

The school has developed teaching modules for all levels: “Falo Português I, II and III” . These modules cover the situations, grammatical structures and vocabulary necessary to a foreigner who is in Brazil.

Why Salvador da Bahia?

Salvador is also known as Brazil's capital of happiness due to its countless popular outdoor parties, including its street carnival. The city has the largest carnival of the World. The first colonial capital of Brazil, the city is one of the oldest in the Americas.

This school offers programs in:
  • Portuguese (Brazil)

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Portuguese Language and Culture

Campus Part time 1 - 24 weeks Open Enrollment Brazil Salvador

The main objective of the course is to bring students to achieve good communication skills in Portuguese, with success. This means that not only will be taught the grammar and vocabulary, but also listening, reading, writing and oral production, whether in formal or colloquial contexts. An introduction to the Brazilian way of life, customs and social mores, politics and culture is also an important part of the... [+]

The main objective of the course is to bring students to achieve good communication skills in Portuguese, with success. This means that not only will be taught the grammar and vocabulary, but also listening, reading, writing and oral production, whether in formal or colloquial contexts. An introduction to the Brazilian way of life, customs and social mores, politics and culture is also an important part of the lessons. Classes are divided as follows: grammatical structures (25 %), understanding and writing (25 %), comprehension and oral production (30%) and technical vocabulary (20 %). This variety makes the most dynamic and fun classes as well as being an effective way to improve and enhance language skills. Lessons are always conducted in Portuguese, although all teachers are proficient in English and other languages. Student performance is evaluated according to the observation in the classroom as they are able to produce and understand the target language, as well as their commitment to learning and lessons. About the Teachers All teachers are Brazilians with a degree in Literature and Foreign Languages Vernacular. They receive special training for 4 months at the school in didactic teaching Portuguese as a foreign language (LPE). All of them speak English and some other languages like German, French, Spanish and Italian. The school also promotes an annual training program faculty through workshops and seminars. Student Profile In general, the school welcomes students from all over the world, and most from United States, Europe and Latin America. The reasons for learning... [-]