Individual lessons are organised according to the students' specific requests and time availability and may include different professional and cultural themes, if requested. They can be a complement of the General Group courses (see Combined Courses), or a faster way of learning the language.
CIAL has been teaching professionals from the corporate and diplomatic world for many years, and has acquired a lot of experience across very different fields. Individual classes prior to an assignment to Portugal or any of the Portuguese speaking countries in the world are a very effective way to prepare for an upcoming relocation.
Teachers help students determine the objectives, contents and pace of the course. The student is invited to bring authentic work documents which will be exploited pedagogically.
One-to-one courses are available from 5, 15, 20, 25, 30 or 35 lessons per week. For 25 lessons or more the student is taught by a team of two teachers.
Brazilian Portuguese or African Portuguese are also available, with specific materials and experienced teachers of Brazilian and African origin or background.
Students will not only learn the characteristics of the chosen variant, but will also get information on the specific social and economical traits of those countries.