Portuguese Language Immersion Program in the Azores


Updated information for 2018 Azores Trip


Maria Oliveira Language Learning and Consulting is organizing a three-week Portuguese language immersion program to the Azores.

Travel with Portuguese language instructor Maria Oliveira to the Azores and immerse yourself in the Portuguese language and culture. Maria Oliveira Language Learning and Consulting is organizing a three-week Portuguese language immersion program for July 2005. Students will attend language classes at Escola Profissional das Velas from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. four days per week. Afternoons and weekends are reserved for sightseeing, tours of the Island of Sao Jorge, visits to Pico, Faial, and Terceira and much more. Students will be able to practice their newly learned skills with local tour guides and residents, most of whom are native Portuguese speakers. Maria Oliveira, your instructor, is a native of Velas, Sao Jorge.

The package price for 22 days in the Azores is just $2,995. It includes round trip flight from Oakland to Terceira, travel insurance (Azores Travel Protection Plan) and taxes, airport transfers, accommodations (double occupancy), classes (16 hours of instruction), class materials (two books and two CDs), three cruises between the four Islands and one inland planned tour of each Island. Meals are not included. More details can be found on their web site, https://marialanguages.com.

Maria Oliveira, owner of Maria Oliveira Language Consulting Services, was educated in Portugal, the U.S. and Madrid, Spain. She has a B.A. in Portuguese and Spanish from California State University, Sacramento and an M.A. in Spanish from Sacramento State. She’s also a credentialed instructor for California Community Colleges and has extensive teaching experience in high schools, adult education, community colleges, and in the UC system. In addition to teaching Portuguese, Maria also teaches Spanish and translates. As a language program specialist, she develops conversational and technical educational materials which consist of CDs and workbooks that allow anyone to learn to speak Portuguese or Spanish on their own. Being a most enthusiastic instructor who loves teaching, Maria makes sure that her students learn. While they are learning, they enjoy and gain an appreciation for the language and the culture in a safe and warm learning environment.

Maria can be contacted at: 510-223-3320 or maria@marialanguages.com.

In addition to her language immersion program in the Azores, she also offers a Spanish study program in Mexico. You’ll find more details here: https://marialanguages.com/study-spanish-mexico.shtml.


Maria Oliveira Language Learning Center is located in Richmond, CA

Serving Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County,
Sacramento County, San Francisco County, and Solano County

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