At the British College of Brazil, all subjects are taught in English.
Portuguese is taught to all students 2 - 3 times a week. Students are grouped depending on proficiency.
Spanish is taught from Year 7 onwards to all students. Once again, the students are grouped by ability.
Language lessons are complemented by a rich programme of activities, that develop reading and writing abilities, vocabulary enrichment, and language usage, educational trips and whole school events that takes place throughout the school year.
Pupils are stimulated to acquire the competencies and abilities related to the language through creative tasks, which involve critical thinking and problem solving. By giving students ownership of their learning they understand how they are being supported to develop the language and the awareness of culture and society.