Discovering the Beauty of European Portuguese with Mia Esmeriz

5/28/20242 min read

Hey everyone! I wanted to share my amazing experience learning European Portuguese at Mia Esmeriz Academy. When I first started, I was a bit nervous about diving into a new language, but Mia's teaching style made all the difference.

Why European Portuguese?

Well, Mia explains that it’s not just about learning a language; it’s about connecting with a rich cultural heritage. By learning the European variant, you get to appreciate the unique nuances of Portugal’s culture, history, and traditions.

About Mia

Mia Esmeriz, our wonderful teacher, has a deep passion for languages. She grew up in Porto, Portugal, and has a rich background in linguistics and teaching. With her Bachelor's Degree in English and German Languages, a Master’s in Teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language, both from Porto University, and a second Master's degree in Linguistics from Utrecht University, Mia brings a wealth of knowledge to her lessons. Her diverse teaching experiences in Portugal, the Netherlands, and England means she knows how to make learning effective and fun.

The Academy’s Offerings

Mia Esmeriz Academy has something for everyone:

  • Online Courses: Mia offers courses for all levels, from beginner to advanced. Each course is structured to build your grammar, vocabulary, and speaking skills.

  • Free Resources: There are plenty of free resources to get you started, including a 5-day Portuguese challenge, workshops, podcasts, and videos. These were a great help when I was just beginning.

  • Personalized Learning: Mia tailors her teaching to fit each student’s needs. This personalized approach has helped me learn more effectively and enjoyably.

  • Community Support: Being part of a supportive community of learners and getting direct support from Mia has been incredibly motivating.

Getting Started

If you're interested in learning European Portuguese, I highly recommend checking out Mia's About Me page to learn more about her journey and passion for teaching. Then, explore the courses and free resources available on the site.

Staying Connected

Make sure to follow Mia Esmeriz Academy on social media and subscribe to the newsletter for updates, tips, and exclusive content. It’s a great way to stay motivated and connected with other learners.

Starting my journey with Mia Esmeriz Academy has been one of the best decisions I've made. I've not only learned a new language but also connected with a vibrant community and a fantastic teacher. If you're thinking about learning European Portuguese, this is the place to be. Happy learning!


I am not an affiliate of Mia Esmeriz Academy. My review is based purely on my personal experience as a student of the academy. I do not receive any compensation for promoting or recommending the courses offered by Mia Esmeriz Academy.