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Expressing your needs in Portuguese Posted by on Oct 31, 2016

Ei, gente! Hello, everyone! Como vocês estão se sentindo hoje? How are you feeling today? If you’re in a foreign country or just learning a different language, it is vital to learn how to expressar uma necessidade (express a necessity). Today’s post will teach you to communicate your needs. This way, you’ll always get what…

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Brazilian novelas – Soap Operas Posted by on Oct 23, 2016

Novelas Brasileiras Brazil is known for its telenovelas, or soap operas, a widely appreciated and immensely popular genre throughout Latin America. As a national fixation and one of the favorite forms of entertainment no país (in the country) – along with soccer, the novelas are a Brazilian television staple and, as such, an intrisic part…

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House-related expressions Posted by on Oct 16, 2016

Expressões relacionadas a casa: House-related expressions Olá a todos! Como estão vocês? Hey, everybody! How are you doing? A few posts ago, we learned about parts of the casa (house) in Portuguese, vocês se lembram? (do you remember?) So now we’ll improve our vocabulary by moving a little further and seing some house-related verbs and…

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[Brazilian Food] – Part I Posted by on Oct 8, 2016

[Brazilian Food] – Part I: Alex Atala Hey, everyone! Oi, gente! If you follow our blog, you may have noticed that we run a couple of series, like ‘Brazilian movies’, ‘Brazilian Literature’ or ‘Music to listen to’. Hoje (today) we’ll debut a new feature, ‘Brazilian Food’, with the aim of introducing readers to renowned Brazilian…

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The imperative in Portuguese Posted by on Oct 2, 2016

Parem tudo que estiverem fazendo! Stop everything you’re doing! Now let’s learn more about the imperativo, that is, the imperative form in Portuguese. Não se preocupem! Don’t worry! The imperative can be very similar to English, though some things do change 🙂 The imperative is used to express an order, a request, an instruction (in…

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