Intensive Portuguese Language Courses in Lisbon

The Intensive Portuguese Language Courses for Foreigners at the Language School of the Sardines, in Lisbon, take place throughout the year from January to December.

Each Intensive Portuguese Course corresponds to 1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. It is possible to do only 1 week of course, which will correspond to half of 1 level.

Intensive Portuguese courses of 40 hours have a duration of 2 weeks. classes run from Monday to Friday at two possible times: from 9 AM to 1 PM or from 2  to 6 PM or 7 PM to 10 PM (30 hours).

Apply for the Intensive Portuguese Language Courses in Lisbon

Enrollment in the Intensive Portuguese Language Courses taught at our facilities in Lisbon should occur until the week before the course starts. If there is a place available, it is also possible to enroll in only half a level, corresponding to 20 hours of course.

Registration can be made at our premises, by email or here.

Duration of the Portuguese Courses in Lisbon and Timetables

The duration of an Intensive Portuguese Language Course is of 40 hours or 30 hours and corresponds to 1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. If the enrollment is only for 20 or 15 hours, 1 week, only the equivalent of half a level will be taught.

40 hours correspond to 2 weeks of classes, also on 30 hours* correspond to 2 weeks of classes, with classes on Portuguese national holidays, and 20 hours correspond to 1 week of classes or 15 hours* to 1 week of classes.

Intensive Portuguese courses have 3 possible schedule.

From Mondays until Fridays, 4 hours/day, two weeks:

  • 9am - 1pm (40 hours)
  • 2am - 6pm (40 hours)
  • 7pm - 10pm (30 hours)*

Learn Portuguese with the Best Training Methods

The Language School of Sardines chooses to follow the new technologies and pedagogical tendencies. As the groups have a maximum of 5 students, it becomes easier and more frequent to interact with colleagues and teachers, this way allowing more communication in Portuguese.

During lessons, computer resources, interactive whiteboard, PowerPoint presentations, videos and audios are used to make the whole process of learning the Portuguese language dynamic and fun. The teacher becomes the moderator of the lesson, giving the students the possibility to participate frequently, explaining the Portuguese grammar and correcting whenever necessary. Without having the chance to speak Portuguese how can you learn it?

Intensive Courses in 2020

In-Person Portuguese Language Courses in Lisbon

A1 Level - Portuguese Course

40 hours (10 days)

From Monday to Friday

Schedule: 14:00 - 18:00

From 16/11 till 27/11


Special Offer


A2 Level - Portuguese Course 

40 hours (10 days)

From Monday to Friday

Schedule: 14:00 - 18:00

From 02/11 till 13/11

Special Offer

B1 Level - Portuguese Course

 40 hours (10 days)

From Monday to Friday

Schedule: 09:00 - 13:00

From 16/11 till 27/11

Special Offer

B2 Level - Portuguese Course 

40 hours (10 days)

From Monday to Friday

Schedule: 14:00 - 18:00

From 30/11 till 11/12

Special Offer

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Have you already studied Portuguese?

If you have already studied Portuguese, but you are not sure of your level, you can take a Portuguese level online test without any commitment. As soon as we can, your level test will be corrected and you will receive an email with our diagnosis. In case of doubt, you may be called to make an evaluation of your orality.