Why Study Portuguese?

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Portuguese is a Romance language that originated in what is now Galicia and northern Portugal.

Today it is one of the world’s major languages, ranked seventh according to number of native speakers (between 191 and 230 million).

It is the language of about half of South America’s population, even though Brazil is the only Portuguese-speaking nation in the Americas. It is also a major lingua franca in Portugal’s former colonial possessions in Africa.

It is an official language in nine countries, also being co-official with Cantonese Chinese in Macau and Tetum in East Timor. There are sizeable communities of Portuguese speakers in various regions of North America, notably in the United States and in Ontario, Canada.

Where did the Portuguese language come from? Where can I Learn Portuguese?

It is derived from the Latin spoken by the Romanized pre-Roman peoples of the Iberian Peninsula (namely the Gallic, the Lusitanians, the Celtici and the Conii) around 2000 years ago.

It spread worldwide in the 15th and 16th centuries as Portugal established a colonial and commercial empire (1415–1999) which spanned from Brazil in the Americas to Goa and other parts of India, Macau in China and Timor (north of Australia).

It was used as the exclusive lingua franca on the island of Sri Lanka for almost 350 years. During that time, many creole languages based on Portuguese also appeared around the world, especially in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean.

At All About Languages we give you the chance to learn Portuguese in a native country while you experience everything that their culture as to offer.

Portuguese Schools in Brazil

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Learning Portuguese in becoming more and more important

We all want to have favorable future opportunities in our work, and knowing Portuguese can be an asset which will guarantee that you excel in a highly competitive work environment, where knowing English is just not enough.

In order to learn Portuguese, there is nothing better than moving to one’s country of origin, and this is where All About Languages (www.allabout-languages.com) comes into play, we have fantastic partner schools in Brazil or Portugal that offers courses for one month with a native host family for low prices, a great place to study Portuguese!.

If on the other hand, if you are someone who had not yet mastered English, and prefer to study this language, at www.allabout-languages.com we offer courses around the world. You will always find one of our agents willing to help, so do not hesitate to contact us, improve your language skills and open your doors to the future!

At All About Languages we give you the chance to learn Portuguese in a native country while you experience everything that their culture as to offer.

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