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Song: Anjos de Plantão, by Ivo Mozart Posted by on May 30, 2014

Olá, pessoal! Tudo bem? I only listen to the radio when I’m doing dishes, cleaning up my room or taking a bath. My favorite radio is Mix FM because I get to listen to what’s new and keep up to date. One of the songs that I grew very fond of is Anjos de Plantão…

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Beginner Vocabulary: Food Part 01 Posted by on May 26, 2014

Olá pessoal! Today I’m starting a series of posts with food names in Portuguese. You may already know the basic ones like maçã, laranja, tomato etc, right? Now we’re going to dig deeper and take your vocabulary to the next level! Are you ready? Let’s do this! [audio:https://blogs.transparent.com/portuguese/files/2014/05/Comida-A.mp3] Download audio abacate – avocado abacaxi…

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07 Brazilian Idioms You Have To Know! Posted by on May 20, 2014

Olá, pessoal! Tudo bem? I can’t get enough of cool idioms, really can’t. So I decided to share 07 (yes, seven!) very interesting idioms that we use in Brazil all the time! Estão prontos?   01. Ser bom de garfo – to eat like a horse Não é de admirar que você seja tão…

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How To “Understand” In Portuguese Posted by on May 14, 2014

Olá pessoal! Tudo bem? In today’s post I’m going to present some expressions that are used when you “understand” things in Portuguese. Don’t know what I mean? Check them out! [audio:https://blogs.transparent.com/portuguese/files/2014/05/entender.mp3] Download audio 1. Mostrando compreensão – Saying “I understand” Entendi. – I see. Entendo o que está dizendo. – I see what you…

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How To Use Slang Word “Véi” (You Have To Learn This!) Posted by on May 7, 2014

Olá, pessoal! I just came back from a teacher’s confererence in João Pessoa, in the state of Paraíba, and it was fantastic. And today I’m going to teach you (with a little help from Facebook) how to use the slang word “véi”. The word “véi” doesn’t actually exist, you won’t find it in a dictionary.…

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