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Financial problems in Portuguese – Part II Posted by on Sep 24, 2021

Saudações a todos! Como está o setembro de vocês? Last week we talked a little bit about some problemas financeiros (money problems) that a person might face in life. Now we move on to part two, with a few more terms and examples so that you can discuss your situação financeira in Portuguese with confidence. Let’s hit…

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Talking about financial problems in Portuguese Posted by on Sep 14, 2021

Boa dia a todos! Brazil has a complicated relationship with money. Home to one of the world’s biggest desigualdade econômica (income gap), the country has always been grappling with pobreza (poverty). And in a scenario where a pandemic hit the global economy on a large escale, many people perderam seus empregos (lost their jobs) or…

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Seu cara de pau! More Brazilian insults Posted by on Aug 31, 2021

Ei, pessoal! Hi, everyone! Last week we learned a couple of very useful, untranslatable xingamentos (insults) and negative personality traits that pretty much define our character. And if you thought that was too much, well, I was just getting started! Not that you should love us any less, of course. Sure, we’re kind and good-natured…

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Best Brazilian insults Posted by on Aug 17, 2021

Fala, galera! What’s up, guys? A lot has been said about Brazilians as warm, friendly cheerful people. And there’s certainly some truth to that. On the other side of the coin, however, there is no denying that we have our defeitos (flaws). Sure, we have our qualidades (virtues) and we love a elogio (compliment). But…

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Meet our Olympics mascot! Posted by on Aug 6, 2021

Olá a todos! Hey everyone! Vocês curtem esportes? Are you into sports? The long-awaited for Olimpíadas de Tóquio (Tokyo Olympics) are now in full-swing. Watching os jogos (the games) is a hugely entertaining experience, with both thrilling and dramatic moments that really keep us in our toes. And this major global event would not be…

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Renting a place in Portuguese – Part II Posted by on Jul 30, 2021

Olá, pessoal! Hey, guys! Last week we spoke about a topic that affects the majority of people who spend an extended period of time abroad: alugar um imóvel (renting a place). Since this is an extensive topic, we went over os primeiros passos (the first steps) and now we’re moving on to more specific details…

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Renting a place in Portuguese Posted by on Jul 22, 2021

Boa tarde, caros leitores! Good afternoon, dear readers! If you are currently living or plan on moving to a Portuguese-speaking country, chances are you had to learn a few things about how it works to alugar um imóvel (rent a property). I have lived in several places abroad and I know how stressful it can…

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