Studying Outside

Portuguese Tutoring

Online & In-Person

Feel the Freedom of Being Fluent!
Strip Shape 01.png
Strip Shape 01.png

We've got you covered

The proven technique

We traveled the world, collecting the best ideas and techniques for learning new languages. 98% of our students feel the difference after the first 3 months of studying with us.

A different approach to learning

Learning a new language can take over 10 years and still not provide the desired results. Our mission is to help our students achieve their goals faster, based on their age, native language, and natural learning abilities.

Flexible schedule on your terms

Choose your own time. Choose how many hours a week you want to study. Choose how many times a week you practice with a native speaker. Prepare for tests.

Practice with native speakers

Get practice classes with native speakers from Portugal and Brazil. Discuss life matters, favorite movies, and other topics while improving your language skills.

 

Learn Portuguese with Language Academia Classes

 

Online and In-Person Tutoring

Learn Portuguese with a professional teacher or an experienced tutor, get a customized program based on your goals and natural learning skills.

Practice With a Native

When learning a new language practice is crucial. Get to practice one-on-one with Native speakers from Portugal and Brazil.

Do you know?

Portuguese is a widely spoken language worldwide. UNESCO believes it has the potential to become an “international communication language.”

  • It is the sixth most spoken native language in the world.

  • Globally, around 274 million people speak Portuguese. Only 5% of them live in Portugal.

  • It is the official language of nine countries.

History of the Portuguese Language

Portuguese is a Romance language that has its root in Vulgar Latin. The language is believed to be originated in Western Iberian Peninsula. Roman colonists invaded the region in the 3rd century BC and brought the language with them. The term Vulgar Latin is used to describe the Latin spoken by general people. The Roman legionaries and merchants spread the language to the local populations. Eventually, all the local languages were replaced by Vulgar Latin. After the Roman Empire collapsed in Western Europe (5th to 8th century AD), the region was conquered by Germanic groups. This was when different Romance languages started to take their unique shape. Along the Atlantic coast, a specific language was evolved out of the old Vulgar Latin. Because the language was closely linked with the dialect of Gallego, it is known as the Galician-Portuguese.  


The first documental records of the Portuguese language date to the 9th century. The document was written in Galician Portuguese along with many Latin phrases. The Arabic conquest of Iberia also influenced the evolution of this language. In 1290, King Diniz, a ruler of an independent Portugal Kingdom, established the first Portuguese university in Lisbon and ordered that the Vulgar Lain would be preferred for all official communications. The was language was named Portuguese. 


In the 15th and 16th centuries, the explorers from Portugal traveled across the world. They spread trade and built colonies. During this time, the Portuguese language became influential in various parts of the world, including Latin America, Asia, and Africa. The language interacted with local languages and took different shapes in terms of its sound and structure. Now, the largest group of native Portuguese speakers live in Brazil. The language interacted with local languages and took different shapes in terms of its sound and structure. Now, the largest group of native Portuguese speakers live in Brazil. The language interacted with local languages and took different shapes in terms of its sound and structure. Now, the largest group of native Portuguese speakers live in Brazil. Besides Brazil and Portugal, it is now recognized as an official language in Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, the Cape Verde Islands, Sao Tome, Macao, and the Principe Islands.

 
 

Why learn Portuguese?

 

How to Learn Portuguese?

Gradient Background.png

Is it hard to learn Portuguese?

Portuguese is one of the easiest languages to learn if you already know English or any Romance language. Both English and Portuguese belong to the Indo-European language family and share many similarities. It’s even easier if you know Spanish, French, or Italian. 

What makes it challenging to learn Portuguese?

In Portuguese, the verb conjugation is fairly complex. The verb is inflected by tense, mood, person, number, and aspects. Moreover, learning the rules for regular verbs is not enough. There are around 1000 irregular verbs in Portuguese where the standard doesn’t apply.


Besides, like Spanish and French, Portuguese is also a gendered language. That means every noun has a grammatical gender assigned to it. The gender of the noun impacts other words around it, including the prepositions, adjectives, and pronouns. However, it is not very difficult to understand the gender of a noun, as in most cases, it follows fixed rules. 


The Portuguese pronunciation can be another tricky part, even for the speakers of other Romance languages. It has some distinct sounds, including nasal pronunciations. English and Romance language speakers are unfamiliar with this kind of sound and may need time to master it.