Florianopolis language school

Portuguese is without a doubt useful language to learn. Portuguese is the 6th most spoken language in the world and it is the official language of Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique, Angola for example. Around the world there are almost 300 million speakers and this number is supposed to grow in the following decades quite rapidly.

Step1 language school in Floripa

The most known language school in Florianopolis is Step1. They offer private and group course and can also arrange accommodation in hotels or with host families.

Individual classes can start every Monday, but group classes start only on selected dates.

Group classes (3 hours per day) cost between R$ 285 and R$395 per week depending on the length of the course. Cost of Individual classes is between R$370 and R$495 per week.

Homestay can be arranged for R$20 per night and it includes breakfast.

The school can also arrange volunteer opportunities for their students.

The Language club

The Language Club school is located in Lagoa da Conceição. The prices are significantly higher when compared with Step1. One week group class costs R$792. However once in a while it has special offers that might be worth checking out.


Federal University of Santa Catarina offers portuguese language courses. However these are not open to those that come on a tourist visa.

Another options for learning portuguese are these schools:

Skill Floripa, UpToYou Languages.

Private teacher

Another option how to learn portuguese is to find a private teacher. One of them is Celisa Canto for example.