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Archive for February, 2014

Pick-up Lines in Portuguese (Part 1) Posted by on Feb 28, 2014

E aí galera? What’s up, guys? Happy New Year…really late. I’m sorry that took me so long to make a new lesson, but I’m back, and in this one and the next lesson, I will teach you guys some pick-up lines. As you know, this year we have the World Cup here in Brazil, and…

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Fluency + Pronunciation Exercise Posted by on Feb 28, 2014

Olá, pessoal! Let’s wrap February up with a pronunciation exercise. First you are going to listen to the following text read at a regular speed, then at a slower speed. Here’s what you have to do: 1. Listen to the text in normal speed three times. Don’t repeat. Only listen carefully. 2. Listen to…

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Learn Portuguese With Calvin and Hobbes! Posted by on Feb 23, 2014

Olá, pessoal! Tudo beleza por aí? There are several ways to learn Portuguese and one of them is to use comics. I love comics and I think that if you learn and have a good time it’s always a good match! So I chose some of my favorite Calvin and Hobbes (Calvin e Haroldo in…

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Portuguese in Dialogues: Do Quê Você Gosta? Posted by on Feb 16, 2014

Olá, pessoal! Tudo bem? Let’s kick off this week with a sample dialogue between Leandro and Rodrigo. Leandro: O que você gostaria de ser se você não fosse um webdesigner? [What would you like to be if you weren’t a webdesigner?] Rodrigo: Não sei. Não me vejo fazendo outra coisa. Embora eu pudesse ter sido…

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Valentine’s Day Vocabulary in Portuguese… Quanto Amor! Posted by on Feb 11, 2014

Olá, pessoal! Tudo bem? Valentine Day’s coming up so today I’m going to present some really cool and useful vocabulary if you have a Portuguese-sepaking Valentine! By the way, in Brazil we celebrate “Dia dos Namorados” on June 12th! Valentine’s Day Vocabulary in Portuguese Chocolate – chocolate Lingerie – lingerie Um buquê de rosas…

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How To Say “Eventual” and “Eventually” in Portuguese Posted by on Feb 6, 2014

Olá, pessoal! Tudo bem por aí? In today’s post I’m going to show you how to translate the words eventual and eventually. But why these words? Well, they are false cognates – they may look like one thing, but they mean something different. Let’s start with the word eventual. Eventual Eventual, in Portuguese, means…

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