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Test your Portuguese skills! Posted by on Jun 30, 2020

Olá amigos leitores, hoje é dia de quiz! Hello, dear readers, it’s quiz day! But not on any subject, we will be covering two of the most challenging verbs in Portuguese: ser and estar. Before moving to the questions, let’s review their meaning and usage first to get you ready to take the quiz! The…

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Brazilian author sold out in the US a day after book release Posted by on Jun 23, 2020

“I debated for a time as to whether I ought to open these memoirs at the beginning or at the end-that is, if I would start out with my birth or with my death. Granting that the common practice may be to begin with one’s birth, two considerations led me to adopt a different method…

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What is the deal with Brazilian motels? Posted by on Jun 12, 2020

Imagine you are taking a car trip, feeling exhausted and looking for modest and cheap accommodation just to descansar (get some rest) and get back na estrada (on the road) the next morning. I believe many of you, when you coming across a sign that says “MOTEL” would assume that it might be the ideal…

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