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How our students rated their experience in Sao Paulo


Rating: 4.4/5.0

Overall attractiveness of Sao Paulo
66 authentic ratings from students who reserved a course with us in Sao Paulo

Rating: 4.7/5.0

Friendliness of locals

Rating: 5.0/5.0

Interesing things to do

Rating: 4.6/5.0

Geographic setting

Rating: 5.0/5.0

Public transport

Rating: 4.1/5.0


Rating: 4.2/5.0


Rating: 3.9/5.0


Rating: 4.7/5.0


Rating: 4.9/5.0


Rating: 3.6/5.0

What our students said about Sao Paulo


Rating: 5/5

It is worth studying at school. Paulistas said that São Paulo was a dangerous city. I think that during the day it's not too risky. The air quality wasn't bad, and the people were kind. Next time I would like to drink coconut water.


Rating: 5/5

I love this city…especially the friendly people and great food.


Most recent student reviews of language schools in Sao Paulo


The brigadeiro made by Marina was great! All the teachers were not only wise but also friendly and caring. I will recommend aprenda2 to my friends.
Thank you for everything!

17 May 2022
Course: Intensive Portuguese - 3 weeks
Student age: 56 years


Rating: 5

| 7 reviews
It's Cool

Excellent interaction to build conversational skills.

27 December 2021
Course: Intensive Language Course 20 - 1 week
Student age: 75 years


Rating: 3.8

| 6 reviews

Very nice staff. The teachers were very knowledgeable. I had to end the course early because I unexpectedly received a job offer in Germany. The school was very accommodating and only charged me for the hours I had teamed up and not the entire course that I had booked.

9 March 2021
Course: Intensive Portuguese - 1 week
Student age: 24 years


Rating: 5

| 7 reviews

The building was clean, the teachers were lovely and I found the organisation of the school very good

22 March 2020
Course: Intensive Portuguese - 2 weeks
Student age: 37 years


Rating: 5

| 7 reviews
It's Cool

I loved how friendly everyone there is and also that some teachers show you little restaurants near the school where you can eat together.

1 November 2018
Course: Intensive Language Course 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 18 years


Rating: 3.8

| 6 reviews
NickelIt's Cool
It's Cool

The teachers were very personable.
I left after 3 weeks as it was a total waste of time and money. I would not be able to recommend them. My concerns were brought to the school as well.

5 June 2017
Course: Intensive Language Course 30 - 4 weeks
Student age: 50 years


Rating: 3.8

| 6 reviews
WilliamIt's Cool

Information about Sao Paulo

Why Sao Paulo? Brazil´s Sao Paulo has become known mostly as a good place to do business. In the city there are a number of things to see ranging from exhibitions and open-air shows to museums with theatres putting on high level performances. And as paulistas also have the right to enjoy life, their capital city has a range of restaurants running from the simple and delicious to establishments that equal the world´s better restaurants. The various districts where different cultures predominate offer us the opportunity to live side by side with the most varied habits and customs. It is therefore in gastronomy, culture and in the night life that the city holds its great fascination.
Population:   10,022,000
Time zone: +7h. (GMT -3)
Region: São Paulo,
Currency: BRL (1 BRL = 0.1982 USD)
Name of city in Portuguese: São Paulo
High season: October
Low season: May
Average course price per week (High season): 497 BRL
Average course price per week (Low season): 546 BRL
Cost of Living:
* 100 = prices in New York
  • Price index excluding rent: 59* (41% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index including rent: 50* (51% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:48* (52% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Brazil average): 21.44 BRL
    (17% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type N
  • Residential voltage: 127 V / 220 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz
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Best time to take a language course in Sao Paulo
Gay Parade
Gay Parade

09 September 2023The Gay Pride Parade in São Paulo is the Guinness World Record holder as the largest of its kind around the globe. With the support it receives from the Brazilian government, it really puts on a spectacular show: floats, costumes, dancers, music.

Alma Surf
Alma Surf

January 2024 - February 2024One weekend every year the city invites surf lovers to participate in this surfer's paradise, where exhibitions and shows about all kinds of board sports are organized.

São Paulo Carnival
São Paulo Carnival

February 2024Though less famous than the Carnival in Rio, the São Paulo Carnival is famous for its authenticity and its samba shows staged throughout the streets of the city.

E tudo verdade/It's All True
E tudo verdade/It's All True

March 2024 - April 2024It's All True is the biggest documentary film festival in all of South America, it features screenings of Brazilian and foreign documentaries, debates and meetings.


May 2024During two days in May, the Sónar Festival is held featuring electro music and multimedia, staging shows whose main topic is the alliance of music and technology.

Festa Junina
Festa Junina

07 June 2024 - 24 June 2024The month of June in Brazil, much as in Portugal, is a month full of celebrations. Street parties, concerts, dances, along with countless other activities are how people celebrate the Festas de São João.

Municipal Market
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Museum of Art of Sao Paolo
Museum of Art of Sao Paolo
Sao Paulo
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São Paulo Guarulhos International (GRU) - 20 km. from Sao Paulo city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 60 minutes, 50 minutes.

Main stops: Sao Paulo Int. Airport, Ayrton Senna Da Silva, Morvan Dias De Figuieredo, Santos Dumont, Tiradentes, Prestes Maia, Bandeira

Every 10 minutes, 50 minutes.

Main stops: Av.Washington Luíz 6200, Terminal Pq.D.Pedro II + Terminal.Pq.D.Pedro II, Parada 3 - Senador Feijó

Taxi: 25 minutes drive to city center of Sao Paulo

FAQ about courses in Sao Paulo

  • aprenda2 has received the best overall rating in Sao Paulo.
  • aprenda2, located in Rua Loefgren, 919, Vila Mariana has been voted as the school with the best location in Sao Paulo.
  • The student price index in Sao Paulo is 59.4. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Sao Paulo with 4.4 stars out of 5.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Sao Paulo is São Paulo Guarulhos International (20.5 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Sao Paulo.

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