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Portuguese listening/reading practice – Como um vexame na Copa pode afetar a economia? Posted by on Jun 28, 2018

Saudações a todos! Greetings to all! As you may know, the 2018 Russia World Cup in in full swing, and people all around are gathering to cheer and root for their countries. Brazil’s victory yesterday has certainly gotten us Brazilians fired up for more goals! Have you guys been keeping up? If not, at least…

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The verb ‘acabar’ in Portuguese Posted by on Jun 26, 2018

Corram, venham ver! O Brasil acabou de fazer um gol! Come on, check it out! Brazil just scored a goal! This is a sentence that we would love to hear a lot tomorrow, during Brazil’s game against Serbia. But do you know how use the verb acabar in Portuguese? There are mainly three possible contexts…

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Soccer vocab in Portuguese – Part II Posted by on Jun 21, 2018

Vocabulário de futebol em português – Parte II Oi, pessoal! Hi, everyone! Have you been keeping up with the World Cup lately? Are you into futebol (soccer)? Either way, this week we have been covering some soccer vocab to get you guys prepared for the games. Bola pra frente? This is our previous post, in…

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Soccer vocab in Portuguese Posted by on Jun 18, 2018

Vocabulário de futebol em português Olá, meu povo! Hello, my people! Como estão? How are you? Brazil is known by many as país do futebol (country of soccer), but since last Tuesday the whole world is now tuning in to keep up with the 2018 copa do mundo (world cup) in Russia! How about you?…

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Brazilian music – Dia dos namorados Posted by on Jun 11, 2018

Boa noite a todos! Good evening to all! Estão prontos para o dia dos namorados amanhã? Are you guys ready for valentine’s day tomorrow? Now, wait a minute. Did you just say valentine’s day? Wasn’t that months ago, back in fevereiro (february)? Well, as some of you might know, here in Brazil things are a…

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