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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

What we like about the school

  • Flexibility: you can choose your dates and duration that suits you.
  • Classes adapted to your specific needs for faster progress.
  • 24-hour helpline.

What we dislike about the school

  • You are the only student.
  • No refunds can be given if any family members are absent.

HLI (Home Language International) schools place students in the homes of qualified teachers, where they live, learn, socialise and interact. Each programme is fully immersive, giving students valuable one-to-one tuition and "real life" interactions and exchanges in their chosen study language. Throughout HLI, there are many hundreds of teachers, ensuring students receive tutors best suited to their individual needs and development. Lessons are generally on a one-to-one basis from within the teacher's home. Activities, excursions and social events, such as mealtimes with the host family, are all part of the fully immersive learning experience that HLI offers.

Course selection: HLI (Home Language International) provides fully immersive language courses suitable to students of all levels, necessities and ages. Programmes include a set amount of lessons per week, course material specific to a student's level and needs, full-board accommodation within the teacher's home and activities and excursions, dependent on the course type selected. Programmes are suitable and available to children, teenagers, adults and professionals. Available course types may vary throughout the world but generally include language for Business, sports orientated study holidays, Exam Preparation, Specific Learning programmes tailor-made to a student's needs, Teacher Refresher courses, Senior programmes and much more. Accommodation, activities and lessons are also all available individually.

Methodology: HLI programmes allow students to immerse themselves within their selected languages environment for the whole duration of their learning programme. Students' practise their chosen language during their lessons, free time, daily routines, and social activities such as mealtimes within the teacher's home. This one to one attention allows students the best opportunity to learn at the pace best suited to their needs and goals.

Tutors: All Teacher's are highly qualified and experienced in teaching. Students are provided tutors best suited to their needs, course type, expectations and requested location.

Facilities: All host families (teachers) provide students with full-board accommodation with a private bedroom, study area and free WIFI.

Accreditations: HLI (Home Language International) is accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC).
  • Legal name / parent company: Home Language International Ltd.
  • Tax registration ID: 13185755

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Comments about courses


  • Students must insure themselves against illness and accidents to themselves and third parties.
  • Students aged 15 and under must book 2-way airport transfers unless they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Two students with the same language level, sharing the lessons and generally also a room: up to 20% discount, depending on the type of course and the duration of the stay.
  • Extra language lessons can be booked upon request: USD 40 per hour.

  • Any booking which includes 24 Dec, 25 Dec or 26 Dec (Christmas) or 31 Dec or 01 Jan (New Year): USD 150. If the stay includes both Christmas and New Year, the fee is charged twice.
  • Any booking which includes any of the Carnaval dates (25 Feb to 05 Mar): USD 200 per week.
  • Close supervision (the teacher or an adult member of the family is at home at all times when the student is there): USD 150 per week. Compulsory for students aged 12 or under, optional for students under 18.
  • VIP programme (especially designed for people who would like a superior standard of meals and accommodation and a private bathroom): USD 400 per week.
  • The organisation welcomes students with physical disabilities (such as vision or hearing impairments), emotional or behavioural disorders (such as ADHD) or learning difficulties (such as dyslexia), provided the organiser is notified in advance. An extra charge of USD 150 per week may be applied.
  • For late arrivals as well as for arrivals and departures to/from the host family before 8:00 or after 20:00 a fee may be charged.

  • 5 Star Exclusive (ideal for senior executives)
  • Accommodation only, without lessons or activities
  • Lessons only, without accommodation or meals
  • Activities & accommodation, without lessons
Lesson duration
60 minutes
Course material
Generally course material is distributed free to students but has to be returned to the school at end of course.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home

Accreditations and Quality seals
Portuguese teacher qualifications
80% hold a university degree
80% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Study & Live in your Teacher's Home and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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Student Age

Minimum age of students
12 years

Airport transfer

Airport transfer
Best arrival airport is Rio de Janeiro.

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