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Beginner’s Guide to Brazilian Portuguese (Free eBook) Posted by on Jun 23, 2017

Beginners Guide to Brazilian Portuguese

If you’re a fan of this blog, you’ll love our new Beginner’s Guide to Brazilian Portuguese. Here on the Portuguese blog, we post a variety of content for learners of all levels. For the beginners among us who haven’t combed through our archives, you may be missing some of our older, but extremely useful introductory…

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[Brazilian Slang] – The “aff” in Portuguese Posted by on Jun 21, 2017

[Gírias brasileiras] – O “aff” em português Oi, gente! Hey, guys! Whoever wants to become fluent in a certain language should also conhecer (get to know) the gírias (slangs) and informal terms that speakers have been currently using. If you interact with Brazilians online, you have probably come across the expression aff at least once.…

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[Brazilian Food] – Caldo de mandioca Posted by on Jun 14, 2017

[Comida brasileira] We’re in June! In Brazil this means temperatures are dropping and that it’s time for festas juninas, the popular festivities held esse mês (this month). To get you in the spirit, today we are going to learn a receita (recipe) for caldo de mandioca, a true Brazilian winter meal. It’s very fácil (easy)…

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Valentine’s Day – Dia dos Namorados in Brazil Posted by on Jun 10, 2017

Feliz dia dos namorados! Happy Valentine’s Day! Now you must be wondering: isn’t Valentine’s day in February? Não no Brasil! (Not in Brazil!) Although many countries celebrate this date no dia quatorze de fevereiro (on February 14th), here romance is in the air no dia doze de junho (on June 12th), which is na próxima…

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[Portuguese listening/reading practice] – O primeiro dia Posted by on May 31, 2017

[Atividade de escuta e leitura em Português] Olá, galera! Hey, you guys! Today we are going to practice some listening and reading skills. We are going over the text “O Primeiro Dia” (The First Day) extracted from the short story collection Comédias Brasileiras de Verão (Brazilian Summer Comedies) by beloved Brazilian author and comedian Luís Fernando…

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