Learn Spanish

in Uruguay and Argentina.

Introductory Spanish for Brazilians

An innovative and lively introduction to the Spanish language and Uruguayan culture in a class developed specifically for Brazilian students. 

Start dates

every Monday, year-round


40 hours (2 weeks)

Hours per day

4 classes of 55 minutes each


1 – 2

Time schedule

option 1: from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
option 2: from 2 to 6 p.m.

Max. number of students per class

In general 6 — In January, February, March and July the maximum is 7 students per group.

be portuguese speaker

participation certificate for every participant, with grade for all participants that pass the exam


at the end of the course

Price per week

+ Inscription fee: US$50 – to be paid once. Includes teaching material and extracurricular activities.


This novel program, exclusive to Academia Uruguay, was designed by the coordinators and experts in the different between Spanish and Portuguese to favour the rapid advancement of native Portuguese speakers beginning Spanish.

This intensive course caters to the specific interests of Brazilians with respect to the communication and grammar content as well as the development of the themes covered in levels 1 and 2 in half the usual time.

With the same professionalism, dynamism and methodology as the resto fo the group classes of Academia Uruguay, this Introductory course is the best option for Portuguese speakers that would like to focus on the content that is most difficult for them, and the elements that generally cause problems such as gender changes between languages and words that sound similar but have different meaning.

All our courses include the following:
– Teaching materials (study books)
– Level test, oral and written, before starting
– Optional exams at the end of each level and at the end of your stay
– Certificate including the amount of hours and level attained (plus grade if you passed the exam)
– Dictionary
– Two extracurricular activities per week (guided tours, museum visits, tango, asado dinners, excursions, etc.)
– Workshops, weekly or bi-weekly: Phonetics, Conversation, Narration, Audio
– Weekly tutorials after class
– Internet access through PCs at the Academia and wifi
– Hot and cold drinks
– Access to library and DVDs for further study
– Movie showings and discussions usually once a week
– Help in organizing trips around Uruguay and Latin America
– 24 hour hotline in Spanish, English, French and German

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