LUSA SCHOOL

Our partner school in Lisbon is located in Cais do Sodré, in the heart of downtown Lisbon. The area is close to the river and easy to reach from all parts of the city. The building is surrounded by many popular Lisbon attractions, such as the Time Out Market, a well-liked spot for foodies and music lovers, or Praça São Paulo, a close-by lively square perfect to socialise after class.

 

Average group size: 5-6 students

Maximum group size: 8 students

 

Facilities and services

  • 5 comfortable classrooms with air-conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the whole school
  • Reception area and living room area with coffee machine

 

Accreditations and recognitions

  • Certified by the Directorate-General for Employment and Labor Relations (DGERT)
  • Bildungsurlaub (Germany)

 

Activities and excursions

To introduce our students to the beauty of Lisbon, our partner school offers a wide range of optional cultural and social activities to explore the city. Some of the activities are organised by the school directly and others through the partnered organisations. The trips range in availability and price, and some are negotiated at special prices for our students.

Activities can include:

  • Discovering the old streets of Lisbon through walking tours
  • Evenings with traditional Fado music
  • Portuguese cooking classes
  • Surfing lessons held at beaches 30 minutes from the school
  • Trips to one of Lisbon’s many galleries

Standard intensive course

  • 20 lessons per week, 4 classes a day
  • Monday to Friday
  • Levels: A1-C1
  • Minimn course duration: 1 week

 

Part-time course

  • 4 classes a week, in the evenings
  • Timetable: 19:00-21:00, Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday.
  • Levels: A1-C1
  • Minimun course duration: 5 weeks

Conversation additional course

  • 1,5 hours a week
  • This course can be added to your standard intensive of part-time course. A fun and dynamic approach creates an informal environment among students to encourage interaction.
  • Timetable: Fridays, 18:30-20:00
  • Levels: A2-B2
  • Minimun course duration: 4 weeks

 

Lesson duration:

Each lesson is comprised of 55 minutes.

 

Portuguese host family

Living in a homestay provides a friendly and comfortable home for students during their stay in Lisbon, and great exposure to the Portuguese language and culture. A laundry service once a week and free WIFI are provided.

Most homestays are in Saldanha area, 15 minutes from the school by metro. The rooms are nicely furnished, bathroom and living rooms are shared with the family and/or other guests. Homestays do not include meals. Breakfast or any other meals may be available only upon request.

 

Private rooms in shared apartments

In the shared apartments, you will have a private single fully furnished room. You share the living room, the kitchen and the bathroom with your roommates. Apartments are all fully furnished and equipped with all modern conveniences and the price includes electricity, water and gas and free WIFI.

Most of the rooms available are in Alameda area, 10 minutes from the school by metro. Apartments are shared with either international students or Portuguese students (or sometimes mix of Portuguese and international students).

 

Private apartments

Private apartments are available in Alfama (up to 20 minutes walking from the school) or Bairro Alto (10 minutes walking from the school) areas. The apartments have capacity of up to 4 guests. They are fully furnished and have fully equipped kitchen. WIFI and laundry service /washing machine included in all the flats.

 

COURSES 2018

 

Type of course 1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks
Intensive (20) 280€ 540€ 773€ 976€
Conversation 10€ 20€ 30€ 40€


Type of course 5 weeks 10 weeks 15 weeks
Extensive 180€ 350€ 510€

The price includes: didactic material, use of the book during the course, level test, final certificate, participation in the program of activities, free Internet access

The school will be closed for Christmas holidays in December 25th, 2017 and January 1st, 2018. Additionally, the school is shut for the part-time courses in all Portuguese national public holidays (January 1st, April 14th, April 25th, May 1st, June 10th, June 15th, August 15th, October 5th, November 1st, December 1st, December 8th and December 25th). Intensive courses will normally run as normal on public holidays unless students are notified.

ACCOMMODATION 2018

Home stay

Type of accommodation  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks
Single room (self-caterd) 150-200€ 300-400€ 450-600€ 600-900€

Shared apartment 

Type of accommodation 1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks
Single room (self-caterd) 150-200€ 300-400€ 450-600€ 600-900€

Private apartment

Please ask about the prices and availability.

 

All prices are per person and per week (the week consists of 6 nights – Sunday to Saturday).

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