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Frequently Asked Questions
We will carry out a placement test to evaluate your needs and place you at a suitable level of the language.
Teachers at Idiomas To Go are graduated from the best universities of Brazil and are experienced in teaching the Portuguese language to foreign students. Besides, they love what they do.
There are groups of 2 to 3 students and groups of 4 to 6 students depending on the time of the year you start your course.
Group classes start in the months already mentioned on our site. Private classes may start at any time of the year.
Each class in a regular course lasts 55 minutes. Intensive courses schedule consists of 4 classes lasting 55 minutes each with a 20-minute break, an overall time of 4 hours.
Portuguese business and other specific courses are offered through one-to-one classes specially designed to meet your needs and interests.
We offer intensive courses lasting a minimum of 2 weeks, although we recommend you studying at least 4 weeks of an intensive program.
Just take a notebook, a pen or a pencil. The school will provide you with a course book and complementary materials for your classes.
Frequent Questions on Accommodation
Sao Paulo offers a wide choice of accommodation to meet the needs of its visitors. Our school has selected some options to help students make their decision (see the Welcome Kit). Booking the accommodation, however, is under the responsibility of the student. Further information is given on request.
Yes, there are several accommodation options within a 5-km range from our school such as youth hostels, hotels, flats, apartments and rooms for rent. We have listed some of these options with website links and average charges to help you make your choice (see the Welcome Kit).
Frequent Questions on General Issues
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In order to study Portuguese in Brazil you should apply for a tourist visa. This visa might or might not be required depending on your nationality. For further information, click on Visit Brazil.
(English) “Visit Brasil
At Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) there are regular bus lines, shuttle buses and taxis. Once you have booked your course, you will receive the Welcome Kit with further information.
Idiomas To Go is located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Here is our full address: Alameda Jauaperi, 1020, Moema, São Paulo, SP, Brasil.
For more details click on Where we are.
You may either look up in google map or, once you have decided where to stay, send us an email so that our staff is able to support you.
To figure out how much money you will spend on staying or living in Sao Paulo, click here
Our school is in a key location just 1.5 km away from Ibirapuera Park, an excellent place for practicing several different sports. In our neighborhood, there are also bike lanes and excellent fitness clubs and, because of its flat streets, it is a pleasant area to go for a walk and explore it.
Frequent Questions on Booking your Course
In order to book your course, you are first supposed to fill out and send us the Student Profile
. After dealing with your requests and/or sorting out your questions, we will send you the application form, the placement test and the Terms and Conditions together with the payment options. As soon as your payment is processed, Idiomas To Go will schedule the start of your course.
You should book at least 30 days before the beginning of you course. Request to start your course sooner than 30 days is subject to availability and/or confirmation of the course start date.
Payment shall be done at the time of booking which means at least 30 days before the start date of your course.
You may choose either to do a full payment (plus the booking fee) or pay 20% at the time of booking (plus the booking fee) and the remaining 80% by the start date of your course.
Those students who have booked sooner than 30 days (in case the availability and the start date have been confirmed) of the course start date are required to do a full payment (plus the booking fee).
Our prices are in Brazilian Reais and we make available payments by cash, credit card (Visa, MasterCard and Diners) and PayPal.
Cancellation shall be done in writing by the person who signed the application form. A valid cancellation date is the date when the school is informed by email, fax or letter.
• Cancellation requests received 15 days or more before the course start date entitle the student to have the full payment refunded. However, this refund does not include the booking fee and any other fees or commissions charged by banks and credit card companies.
• Cancellation requests received sooner than 15 days before the course start date entitle the student to have a refund of only the amount that exceeds 20% of the course. However, this refund does not include the booking fee and any other fees or commissions charged by banks and credit card companies.
• Cancellation requests received after the course start date do not entitle the student to have any refund.
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