Portuguese in Santa Barbara
Portuguese. It’s the world’s sixth most-spoken language with an estimated 220 million native speakers worldwide. After English, Portuguese ranks as one of Europe’s fastest-spreading languages. And with Brazil’s growing influence in the international market, Portuguese is thriving all around the globe.
Originally a small town made up of several adobes and families of Spanish explorers, Santa Barbara was a mission city that quickly grew into a global powerhouse. The second half of the 20th century saw the appearance of offshore oil drilling which helped Santa Barbara expand rapidly. A few decades later, the service industry has begun to boom in the area making the need for workers with foreign language a must for employers. Workers looking to capitalize on this trend can begin learning a new language today with a qualified, native speaking teacher at Language Trainers. All lessons and courses are set to the student’s pace to optimize learning. Our free online language tests allow you to test your foreign language abilities and give you the opportunity to get started today by contacting us about a custom-made plan.
Bilingual men earn 3.6% more and bilingual women earn 6.6% more than their monolingual counterparts.
31% of international executives are bilingual.
Bilinguals' increased use of 2 language systems can protect against Alzheimer's.
—Se eu digo fui bonita, é passado. Se digo sou bonita o que é, Joãozinho?
1-on-1 General Portuguese Course in Santa Barbara
Our general one-on-one courses in Santa Barbara will help students improve their Portuguese level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Portuguese classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.
1-on-1 Business Portuguese Course in Santa Barbara
Our Portuguese courses in Santa Barbara are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Portuguese and email skills, as well as a level of survival Portuguese, granting them the ability to work in a country where Portuguese is the native tongue.
2-to-1 and Small Group
Portuguese Courses in Santa Barbara (closed group)
Our Portuguese courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Portuguese Course or In-Company Small Group Portuguese Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Portuguese Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.
to reach a certain level
Our clients from Santa Barbara include:
Lagan Construction Ltd
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
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How to Book
Take our Portuguese Language Level Test.
Let us know why you need to learn Portuguese and include the time and location that best suit you.
Review our quote and, if you are happy with it, receive our invoice and Agreement form.
Sign our Agreement form and submit a deposit* for the course.
Receive confirmation from our team with your Portuguese tutor’s details.
Begin your Portuguese training and receive your Portuguese course book.
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Client testimonialsSee some of the testimonials we have received from our clients.
”The lessons are going really well and Vivi is a great teacher.”Portuguese course in Denver, PCAOBUS
”We are over the moon with surprise at our Portuguese classes with Lisandro! What we have discovered is Lisandro’s method is so successful at pushing our comprehension, our brains are full at 90 minutes! ”Portuguese course in Kansas City