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[Brazilian Literature] – The history of samba Posted by on Apr 21, 2017

“Quem não gosta de Samba, bom sujeito não é” [Those who don’t like samba are not good people] Oi, galera! Hey, everyone! This is a post about Brazilian literature, but it may just as well fall under our [Brazilian Music] heading. Today we’ll talk about Lira Neto’s newest release Uma história do Samba: as origens…

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Easter in Brazil Posted by on Apr 15, 2017

Páscoa no Brasil Oi, pessoal! Hi, all! Como está a páscoa de vocês? How is your easter going? Even though this week many Christian countries are celebrating páscoa (easter), each place has its specific costumes (customs). So today we will take a look at some cultural traditions during this feriado (holiday) in Brazil. Easter primarily…

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[Travel vocabulary] – Part II Posted by on Apr 8, 2017

[Vocabulário sobre viagem] – Parte II: Hospedagem Now that you’ve learned how to communicate at the airport, it’s also a good idea to know some words and expressions related to accomodation, right? Take a look below: Hotel – Hotel Escolhi um hotel perto da praia para não precisar andar muito (I chose a hotel near…

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[Travel vocabulary] – Part I Posted by on Apr 1, 2017

Oi, gente! Como estão as coisas? Hey, everyone! How is it going? Even though large cosmopolitan cities and tourist destinations may have people who either fluently speak or understand it reasonably, English is not exactly widely spoken in Brazil. Researches claim that only 5% of the population has advanced language skills in English. So, if…

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Period-related vocab Posted by on Mar 26, 2017

Oi, gente! Hey everyone! On March 8th, we celebrate Dia Internacional da Mulher (International Women’s Day). This date is extremely significant because it bears the symbolism of a centuries-old struggle for a society in which there is gender equality. One of the flags of the feminist cause is the demystification of menstruation, which is something…

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