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CIAL Centro de Linguas, Lisbon, Portugal

CIAL Centro de Linguas

Students rated CIAL Centro de Linguas, Lisbon : 4.2/5.0   (259 reviews)

1. What we like about the school  

Every afternoon free organized leisure activities for adults
Excellent rating of student apartments

2. Lisbon  

Other Portuguese schools in Lisbon offering Portuguese coursesStudy & Live in your Teacher's Home 5.0/5.0 

3. CIAL Centro de Linguas

General Information

The language school CIAL Centro de Linguas was founded in Lisbon, Portugal in 1959. The school has 18 classrooms spread out over two different buildings in the central neighbourhood of Saldanha/Picoas. All buildings are within less than five minutes walking distance of each other.

The school address is: Rua Actor Taborda 55 - 3rd floor, 1000-007 - Lisbon (Portugal).


Facilities

Microwave for student use, fridge for student use, Snack vending machine, Drink vending machine, computer lab, library, daily press, free after-class access to language learning software, movie room, balcony / terrace, copy machine, free water dispenser, free WIFI


Classroom equipment

Air conditioning, heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.
TV in some classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals




Instituto Camões


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS).  It takes 15 minutes by taxi to school.


Average number of students: Adult courses in summer: 75
Adult courses throughout the year: 35
School Size
XL
Average number of levels: Adult courses in summer: 6
Adult courses throughout the year: 6
Number of classrooms: 18
Number of public workstations: 10
Portuguese teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 25 years
throughout the year: 35 years
Minimum age of students: 18 years
Top student nationalities: Germany 21,1 %
England 9,5 %
France 8,3 %
Holland 4,5 %
Sweden 2,3 %
 
Italy 8,2 %
Switzerland 6.5 %
Spain 7,5 %
USA 6,6 %
 

4. Courses

All prices in € (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.

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Group + Workshop Recommended <Portuguese> course Most Popular <Portuguese> course
Lessons per week: 25  | Max. group size: 8
452 € per week
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Standard course + Afternoon Workshops focused on a different topic each day: Grammar, Vocabulary, Conversation, Listening, Presentations etc.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 13:00  - 14:40
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
2
Standard Course Popular <Portuguese> course
Lessons per week: 15  | Max. group size: 8
271 € per week
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
3
One-to-One Course
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 1
741 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 780
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Intensive one-to-one training. Perfect option for people wishing to study Brazilian or African variants. Specific materials and experienced teachers of Brazilian and African origin or background available.
Available options: 1 to 7 lessons/day. Up to 60 lessons, price= €39/lesson. More than 60 lessons, price= €36/lesson.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
4
Combined 3 + 3 (15 Group + 15 Individual)
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 8
792 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 833
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 13:00  - 16:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
5
Combined 3 + 2 (15 Group + 10 Individual)
Lessons per week: 25  | Max. group size: 8
607 € per week
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 13:00  - 14:40
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
6
Combined 3 + 1 (15 Group+ 5 Individual)
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 8
421 € per week
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 13:00  - 13:50
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
7
Christmas or Easter Course
Lessons per week: 15  | Max. group size: 12
222 € per week (Based on the price of 2 weeks)
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Starting dates 2016: 21.Mar.2016, 19.Dec.2016.
Beginner level start only: 21.Mar.2016, 19.Dec.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
8
Teacher Training Course
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 12
262 € per week (Based on the price of 2 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 550
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Starting dates 2016: 15.Feb.2016, 16.May.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 07.Nov.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 13:00  - 16:00
Required language level Upper intermediate (B2)
9
Portuguese + Surf
Lessons per week: 15  | Max. group size: 8
298 € per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
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Standard Portuguese Course + 5 Surf lessons every 2 weeks.
Fee includes transportation, equipment and insurance. Each surf lesson is one afternoon long (approx. 3 hours)

Alternatively, you can choose to have a total of 15 surf lessons over 4 weeks for 1383€. Please specify your choice in the comments field of the registration form.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 13:00  - 17:30
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Lesson duration: 50 minutes
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 39 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Exams offered: CAPLE
Language school closed: In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2016, 25.Mar.2016, 25.Apr.2016, 10.Jun.2016, 13.Jun.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 08.Dec.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): Portuguese, French, Spanish, English
Comments about courses: The school also offers:
- Individual lessons and private group lessons in Portuguese for Special Purposes and Brazilian & African Portuguese courses.

- Language Programme combined with Volunteer Work
- Language Programme combined with Professional Internships

Examples of Special Purposes: Banking, Business Portuguese, Computer Science, Hotel Industry, Insurance, Interpreting, Law, Medicine and Translation.

5. Accommodation

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Homestay
Single room, Breakfast
130 € per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 130 260 390 520 130
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Weekly change of linens and bath towels.
Price extra night: 25 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 13 minutes walking (average reported by our former students)
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
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Home2Students
Single room, No meals  | Minimum stay in weeks: 2
From 480 € per month
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € -- 240 360 480 120 100 40
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking
Includes: Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Fully booked on:01.Sep.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
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Lisbon Student House
Single room, No meals
135 € per week
Lisbon Student House, CIAL Centro de Linguas, LisbonLisbon Student House, CIAL Centro de Linguas, Lisbon
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 135 270 405 540 135 100 40
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Apartment located very close to the school.
Shared rooms also available: 110€/week. The school will allocate rooms.
Price extra night: 25 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 9 minutes walking (average reported by our former students)
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
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Comment Prices for hotels close to the school (from 2* to 5*) available upon request.
Special prices in apartments and hostels managed by external partners.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Single room always
Optional airport transfer: Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS): for 50 € (one way)
Taxi costs about 15 € to the city center

6. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Ballet     2 km
Basketball     2 km
Dancing     2 km
Diving     15 km
Football (soccer)     2 km
Golf     5 km
Horse riding     5 km
Mountainbiking     15 km
Music     5 km
Rugby     2 km
Sailing     15 km
Squash     2 km
Swimming     2 km
Tennis     2 km
Volleyball     2 km
Windsurfing     15 km
Yoga     2 km

7. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.2/5.0 
(259 reviews)
City 4.7/5.0 
Organisation 4.1/5.0 
Facilities 3.8/5.0 
Social activities 3.9/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.3/5.0 
Value for money 3.9/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.0/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment) 3.9/5.0 
Other 3.9/5.0 
Students liked about CIAL Centro de Linguas, Lisbon
"The new layout, the quality of the teaching and the overall welcoming feeling." - (41 years)
"Plenty of social activities, so no chance of getting lonely. I was not totally happy with the level of the classes, but the two teachers I had did everything they could to adapt to my needs, which I appreciated it. All of them were very friendly." - (33 years)
"CIAL is like a home, comfortable and friendly" -
"Good teachers, very qualified and enjoyable lessons!" - (28 years)
"The teacher was fantastic! " - (45 years)
All 259 reviews of CIAL Centro de Linguas

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  • Wireless LAN zone at school
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  • Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • For adult courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
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