Facts about the Portuguese language
Join kids from coast to coast as they dive into Portuguese and embark on a one-of-a-kind adventure!
While at Mar e Floresta you will have the opportunity to experience things you might otherwise not have the chance to. Try capoeira (a Brazilian blend of martial arts and dance), soccer, fishing, cooking, arts and crafts or learn dances like the samba. If you’re a complete beginner or an advanced learner we can help you learn while having fun.
At Mar e Floresta you’ll be part of the new movement in language and culture. Be one of the first to catch the wave because you have a spirit of adventure. Learning Portuguese connects you to more than 210 million people around the world. Whether you plan to travel to Portugal or Brazil or just want to prepare yourself to be a responsible global citizen, this brand new program will jump start your efforts.
If you are learning Portuguese, you're in good company: Portuguese is one of the world’s fastest-spreading languages and is a strategic language for global communication as well as for economic and political development. With more than 200 million Portuguese speakers in the world, Portuguese is the 6th most spoken language worldwide. Plus, Portuguese is now the most widely spoken language in South America, is a major lingua franca in Africa, and is an official language of eight countries spanning each of the earth’s inhabited continents.
Villagers at Mar e Floresta experience the rich diversity of the countries where Portuguese is spoken by exploring a new country or region each day.