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Archive for January, 2013

Irregular verbs in the Present Posted by on Jan 29, 2013

Olá, pessoal! Tudo bem? Today we start a new series of posts with irregular verbs in the main tenses in Portuguese. I’m pretty sure you already know all the persons in the conjugations so I am going to give only the verb forms. I used the Brazilian form pronouns eu (I), você (you), ele (he)…

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Dialogue with expressions: A rough day Posted by on Jan 24, 2013

Olá! We’ve all had rough days, right? Check out what happened to our friend Leandro and learn several useful expressions. [audio:https://blogs.transparent.com/portuguese/files/2013/01/a-rough-day.mp3] Download audio Matheus: Você parece meio chateado. O que aconteceu? Leandro: Nossa, tive um dia terrível. Pra começar o pneu do meu carro furou logo cedo, na hora que eu estava indo trabalhar. E…

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Drugstore items in Portuguese Posted by on Jan 23, 2013

Olá! Tudo bem? We all go to the drugstore from time to time so I’ve gathered a very useful list of drugstore items in Portuguese, with audio (because you deserve it!). Aproveite! [audio:https://blogs.transparent.com/portuguese/files/2013/01/drugstore-items-01.mp3] Download audio (a) acetona – nail remover (a) água oxigenada – peroxide (o) algodão – cotton (o) analgésico – painkiller (o) aparelho…

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Top 12 blog posts in Portuguese Posted by on Jan 17, 2013

Olá, pessoal! Today I would like to invite you to check out our top 12 blog posts in the last two years. This is a recap of all the great stuff we have been writing here on the blog and also for the new readers to see what we have done too! Before giving you…

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7 Slang Expressions in Portuguese Posted by on Jan 15, 2013

Olá, pessoal! Tudo bem? Brazilian Portuguese is full of informal language and slang words so I am going to teach you seven very useful and cool slang words in Portuguese. Estão prontos? 01. Tá ligado? Literally this means “Are you on?”, like an electronic device. Tá ligado? means “Do you what I mean?” or “Do…

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Talking about hobbies in Portuguese Posted by on Jan 11, 2013

E aí, galera? Tudo bem? O fim de semana chegou e vamos aprender como falar sobre hobbies, talk about hobbies, em português. Estão prontos? What do you like to do to have fun? – O que você gosta de fazer para se divertir? What do you like to do in your free time? – O…

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Brazilian singer: Gaby Amarantos Posted by on Jan 8, 2013

Olá! Tudo bem? Brazilian music has so much variety and today I am bringing you Pará’s singer Gaby Amaranto, who became a hit in Brazil in 2012. Now mind you, we’re not talking about traditional MPB singers, but regional music from the state of Pará. Here’s the Wikipedia article on her. Nascida no bairro de…

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