Study Portuguese in Velas! Our students stay in our new and well-maintained apartments just minutes from the town center of the Velas. All accommodations have at least one bedroom, one private bath, and a complete mini-kitchen with microwave and refrigerator. F...
The Azores and the Azorean Culture: Where Past and Present Converge
The Azores consist of many picturesque sights; there are villages and towns, farms and ranches, all surrounded by blue seas, bright skies, and other natural wonders. It...
Enjoy the Azorean Cuisine! Following is a few of my favorite Azorean recipes.
Maria's "Torresmos de Carne de Porco"
Cut pork into small pieces.
Place meat into a pan and add:
2. apple cider vinegar
3. garlic diced
4. crushed pepper paste
Study Portuguese in the Azores
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A three-week Portuguese language immersion program is planned for July 1 – 20, 2022 . Students will attend Portuguese language classes each day from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. four days per week. Afternoons and weekends are reserved for sightseeing, to...
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The Azores Islands Slideshow
"Bem Vindo aos Açores
Maria Trip Itinerary
Arrival at São Jorge Airport in the Azores where Maria will meet you and take you to your accommodations. Enjoy an afternoon tour of the city of Velas including sto...
European Portuguese Vocabulary Series 1
European Portuguese Vocabulary - Volume 1
Perfect for the independent, motivated language learner!
Learn hundreds of Portuguese words in 13 CD audio lessons. Words you will learn are relevant to topics...
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My husband and I went with Maria to the Azores Islands for 3 weeks on a Portuguese language immersion trip. We had a fantastic time. Maria provided us with nice accommodations (clean, well maintained, conveniently located i...
This site provides instruction, information, and study tips for individuals who wish to learn European Portuguese. A particular focus is on a study abroad program that take place in the Azores Islands under the guidance of Maria Oliveira, Director of...
Learn European Portuguese!
A three-week Portuguese language immersion is planned for July 1 - 20, 2022 . Students will attend Portuguese language classes each day from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. four days per week. Afternoons and weekends are reserved ...