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Conditional Sentences in Portuguese (Past Unreal) Posted by on Oct 30, 2013

Olá! Tudo bem? In our last post we learned how to make present-real conditional sentences in Portuguese and most importantly, how to use the Futuro do Subjuntivo (which can be a pain to conjugate). Today let’s take a look at some other conditional sentences: If I studied hard, I would pass the test. If I…

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Conditional Sentences in Portuguese (Possible-Future) Posted by on Oct 28, 2013

Hello, there! Today we are going to start learning how to express condition in Portuguese. First, take a look at these sentences: If I study hard, I will pass the test. If he calls, can you take a message? If she comes late, tell her to go to my office. As you can see these…

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Portuguese Slang Quiz! Posted by on Oct 25, 2013

E aí galera? What’s up, guys? As you guys know, I already made seven videos, and today I will make a quiz with you guys, to see if you are learning, and watching my videos, hehe. So, the answers will be at the end of the post. So let’s go to the questions: #1: Which one…

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10 Hottest Songs in Brazil! Posted by on Oct 25, 2013

Olá! TGIF, right? Oh yeah! Check out the ten hottest songs in Brazil this week! You can always look up the words to the songs and sing along! Divirta-se! 1. Piradinha – Gabriel Valim 2. Te Esperando – Luan Santana 3. Show das Poderosas – Anitta 4. Um Ser Amor – Paula Fernandes 5. Se…

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Learn Brazilian Body Language or Go Bust! Posted by on Oct 23, 2013

Yeah, you heard me right. Last post you heard of a very embarrassing story that led to me sleeping on a hardwood floor on a cold night. In this post, you’ll learn the 6 essential (plus bonus) types of body language that are make it or break it for your Portuguese communication. These 6 body…

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LOL and Being Mad in Portuguese Slang Posted by on Oct 18, 2013

E aí galera? What’s up, guys? Sorry that I’m late this week, but I’m in Rio de Janeiro, and it is difficult to film in here. So today, I will teach you guys two slang: The first it is: “De Saco Cheio”.  This slang, you will use, when you are really mad with something and…

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A Beautiful Mind Posted by on Oct 17, 2013

Lord Thomas Robert Dewar said, “Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open”. That’s right, a mind in Portuguese can also be open: aberto = open uma mente aberta = an open mind There are several other expressions using the word mente (mind) in Portuguese that are almost the same as in…

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