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Archive for November, 2014

Portuguese Conversation: Talking About The One You Love Posted by on Nov 28, 2014

Salve! Tudo bem por aí? Well, we’re going to finish November with a very romantic post. Yes, we’re going to talk about the one we love: your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife and your life partner. You ready? Vamos lá! Ele / Ela é ótimo/a. – He’s / She’s great. Ele / Ela tem um sorriso…

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Improve Your Vocabulary: Word Search Posted by on Nov 24, 2014

Olá! Let’s play a little! In the word seach diagram below, look for: 8 words related to geography and climate 8 words related to school 8 words related to furniture 8 words related to business 8 words related to clothing Write your answers in the comments area below!    

05 Brazilian Slang Words Posted by on Nov 21, 2014

We gotta love slang right? Some slang words go and some stay so today I’m going to teach you 5 slang words that everybody knows and uses (and it’s also safe to use them because they’re not bad words). Estão prontos? 01. À beça, pra caramba – a lot Nossa, hoje tá quente à beça…

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The Superlative in Portuguese Posted by on Nov 19, 2014

In Portuguese we can form the superlative in several ways. 01. Superlativo de superioridade. This kind of superlative is the positive one and is expressed with “o mais / a mais / os mais / as mais” We use these forms to express “the most …” or “the … -est” in English. Some examples: o…

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Song: Diz Pra Mim, by Malta Posted by on Nov 11, 2014

Olá, tudo bem? Malta is a brand new Brazilian band who came from a TV singing contest and they have a very cool song out: Diz Pra Mim (Say To Me). Let’s check out the video and the lyrics! Diz Pra Mim – Malta Você está na sombra do olhar You are in the shadow…

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07 Brazilian Idioms (My Fave is #4!) Posted by on Nov 7, 2014

Olá, pessoal! Tudo bem? Well, you know that I LOVE idioms and so I make a point at teaching you guys the most common Brazilian Portuguese idioms I come across. Estão prontos? Vamos lá! 01. A gota d’água – the last straw Quando ele chegou ao trabalho atrasado novamente, seu chefe disse que era a…

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Conversation Sentences: At School Posted by on Nov 3, 2014

Olá, pessoal! Let’s kick November off with some very interesting sentences to use when you’re at school. These sentences are very useful if you’re taking a course in a Portuguese-speaking country or if you want to improve your Portuguese in general. O Aluno – The Student Eu tenho uma pergunta sobre… – I have a…

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