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Archive for May, 2018

Brazilian recipes – Canjica Posted by on May 31, 2018

Olá a todos! Hello, everybody! Como estão hoje? How are you today? Today is the last day of maio (May), we barely made it halfway through the ano (year) and a lot has taken place, as we have discussed in our previous post about the trucker’s strike. And there is still a lot to come…

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Portuguese listening/reading practice – A greve dos caminhoneiros Posted by on May 29, 2018

Boa noite! Good evening! I am not sure how many of you are aware, but Brazil is currently facing a nationwide greve dos caminhoneiros (truck driver’s strike) that has been deeply affecting our lives and economy for the past week. Therefore, today’s listening and reading practice presents Herança maldita, dependência da matriz rodoviária criou armadilha…

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Adverbs of intensity – Part II Posted by on May 25, 2018

Advérbios de intensidade – Parte dois Feliz sexta-feira, gente! Happy friday, everyone! Remember that last week we started going over some adverbs of intensity? Today we are going to look into part two, shall we? Para que vocês aprendam ainda mais! So that you can learn even more! Take a look at these adverbs of…

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Portuguese communication group Posted by on May 23, 2018

Hello, my dear leitores (readers) and Portuguese learners from all over the world! Como estão vocês? How are you doing? Today’s post is a special one. It is a call-out to all of you who are interested in finding, keeping in touch and forming a community of fellow falantes de português (Portuguese speakers), students and…

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Adverbs of intensity in Portuguese Posted by on May 17, 2018

Boa tarde a todos! Good afternoon, everybody! Last domingo (sunday) was dia das mães (mother’s day) here in Brazil and in many other countries as well. How did you guys celebrate? Did you spend the day with your mothers and told them that you amam elas demais? (love them so much) or thar you gostam…

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The word ‘enrolar’ in Portuguese Posted by on May 11, 2018

Boa tarde, meus queridos leitores! Good afternoon, my dear readers! Vocês estudaram muito português essa semana ou andam enrolando? Did you study a lot of Portuguese this week or have you been stalling? Stereotypes about Brazilians often include the jeitinho brasileiro (our typical way of dealing with things) and our inability to be on time…

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