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    CIEE High School Summer in Lisbon, Portugal: Portuguese

    CIEE High School Summer in Lisbon, Portugal: Portuguese


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: Portugal
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Language
    • Sub-Categories: Portuguese
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Reach new heights in your Portuguese journey in Lisbon, the City of Seven Hills. 

    Experience four weeks of language immersion in Lisbon and watch your Portuguese flourish. After language classes, converse in Portuguese with lisboetas and get a taste of what Portugal’s capital city has to offer. Stroll past pastel-colored buildings with azulejo tiles, hop on the city’s iconic yellow trams, and admire majestic medieval castles, like Castelo de São Jorge. Take in sweeping panoramic views from one of Lisbon’s many miradouros (hilltop viewpoints) and feast on bacalhau (cod) croquettes and pastéis de nata (custard tarts) at local markets with your new friends. 

    Grow your vocabulary over energizing conversations and share traditional Portuguese meals with your host family. Discover other parts of Portugal, too, on excursions to cities like Tomar, known as a stronghold for the Knights Templar, one of history’s most notable military forces, and Setúbal, an ocean-side getaway famous for dolphin watching. In and out of Lisbon, you’ll be steeped in Portuguese culture while gaining a deeper appreciation for one of the most beautiful and widely-spoken languages in the world.