System 2000 in Maceió System Language School was established 1985. For the past 26 years System has dedicated their efforts towards high quality tuition in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French.
Today, System is the market leader in Maceió, Brazil, using their own methodology for the different kinds of clients they are dealing with; children, teenagers, and adults.
System also designed their own methodology for teaching Portuguese to foreigners, focusing on the specific needs these foreigners have.
The school is located in Ponta Verde, a residential neighborhood, just three blocks away from the beach. Supermarkets, restaurants, gyms, and bars are in walking distance from our school.
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20 hours per week group course (maximum of 6 students)*
*15 lessons per week for groups with 3 students or fewer
30 hours per week group course (maximum of 6 students)*
*24 lessons per week for groups with 3 students or fewer
20 hours per week individual classes
30 hours per week individual classes
Certificates and Diplomas
Certificate of course conclusion.
We believe in varying teaching material and use of authentic materials such as newspapers and magazines, films and CDs, outside activities and the use of a laboratory. Our classes are extremely practical and by contextualizing the content of the classes, students will benefit and learn what they really need in their day to day life.
We believe in the communicative approach and use Portuguese as much as possible in class. We also show great flexibility towards the students’ needs and desires, adapting our teaching methods to what the students really want/need.
Social and Cultural Activities
Capoeira, football, concerts, events and exhibitions.
We offer different types of accommodation to cater for the different needs of our clients. Each accommodation has special characteristics.
Inn accommodation (Pousada)
This option is often chosen by clients who prefer staying at a comfortable inn and make use of the reception service and the opportunity to mingle with Brazilian professionals. The inn is located in walking distance to the beach. Breakfast and daily maid service are included.
This is an ideal option for clients who want to live independently in an apartment near the beach. No meals included, therefore self-catering is required. No housekeeping.
This exclusive option fits clients who don’t want to be dependent on others, and stay in a flat near the beach, having breakfast and daily maid service included.
Home stay accommodation
Home stay is the most frequently chosen accommodation. All home stays are hand selected by System and all host families offer a quality living environment. The great advantage of home stay is the fact that students are able to immediately apply what they have learnt in class with their host family. Home stay is definitely the most personalized option and is ideal for younger students. All our home stay accommodations are situated in walking distance to the school.
All our host families are very hospitable and communicative and Portuguese is spoken at all times.
Home stay features:
Two meals included; breakfast and dinner
Rooms: Single rooms with independent bathroom
Laundry: either at home at an extra charge or at commercial laundry services.
Excursions and Visits
Marechal Deodoro was the first capital of Alagoas. Founded in 1522, Marechal has the largest collection of sacred/religious art in the state. The city is famous for its old baroque colonial homes from the 16th century and for its musicality. After visiting the city, you can visit two of the most beautiful beaches in Alagoas; Praia do Gunga and Praia do Frances.
Widely known as one of the largest gastronomic centers in the Northeast, located just 15 kilometers south of Maceió. In addition to its delicious cuisine, you can enjoy the beautiful location on the shores of one of Alagoas’ lagoons.
Lagoa de Mundaú (Lagoon Tour)
The name of the state of Alagoas originates from the many lagoons in the state. You can go on a boat trip in the Mundaú Lagoon, the largest in the state and during the trip learn about the unique nature of this environment.
São Francisco River
Enjoy a boat trip on one of the longest rivers in Brazil. Sail through the canyon of the São Francisco River and relax after the tour in a local restaurant having lunch with specialties from the region!
System outsources all of the above activities are but they can be booked through our co-ordination.