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[Portuguese listening/reading practice] – A melhor coisa do avião Posted by on Jul 31, 2017

Olá, pessoal! Hey, guys! Today we’ll have another installment of our Portuguese listening/reading practice series. Hope you are enjoying them! The text is called A melhor coisa do avião é o que ele ainda não tem (The best thing about an airplane is what it still hasn’t got) again by Brazilian comedian Gregório Duvivier from…

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How to use the word “nossa” in Portuguese Posted by on Jul 29, 2017

Ei, galera! Hey, guys! Last post we covered the many possibilities of the adverb ainda. Today, we’ll move on to another very popular term in our language: nossa. It is, again, one of those words that is so common that Brazilians likely use it on a daily basis. Nossa is literally a possessive pronoun for…

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How to use the word ‘ainda’ em português Posted by on Jul 25, 2017

Olá, pessoal! Hello, you guys! Ainda is a very useful word in Portuguese, and learning how to use it properly can certainly improve your language skills! It is an adverb that can mean yet, still or even, depending on the context. Let’s take a look and learn. 1) Ainda in the sense of still or…

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[Portuguese listening/reading practice] – Uma hora de relógio Posted by on Jul 20, 2017

[Atividade de escuta e leitura em Português] Oi, gente! Hi, everybody! Let’s have another part of our series Portuguese listening/reading practice with the text “Uma hora de relógio” by Brazilian writer, actor and comedian Gregório Duvivier, taken from his column from the newspaper Folha de São Paulo. It is a very interesting and amusing text to…

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The verb ‘passar’ in Portuguese – Part II Posted by on Jul 13, 2017

Olá a todos! Hey, everybody! Como vocês têm passado? How have you been? Last week we saw that passar in Portuguese can have multiple definitions. Now how about we take a look at some collocations and expressions with the verb to learn even more? Come on, vai passar rapidinho! (We’ll get through it very quickly!)…

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The verb ‘passar’ in Portuguese Posted by on Jul 8, 2017

Olá a todos! Hi everybody! Vocês estão passando bem? Are you doing alright? Passar is a very common, versatile word in the Portuguese language. There are many different ways to use it, so today’s post is dedicated to showing you how to employ and understand how the verb works. Vamos passar para os exemplos! Let’s get…

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