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Computer, internet and office vocabulary Posted by on Jul 6, 2016

Oi pessoal! Have you ever had a hard time trying to use a computer in Brazilian Portuguese? Have you ever found yourself using the words “this thing” to refer to everyday objects in the escritório (office)?   Today we are going to check out some vocabulary related to computers and office. Take a look…

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Driving related vocab em Português Posted by on Jun 21, 2016

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Have you ever tried to drive in Brazil when there is a “engarrafamento”? Or when the “estacionamento” was so busy you couldn’t find a parking space. Or maybe someone driving ahead of you was so slow that you had to “ultrapassar”? Take a look at this vocabulary related to cars and driving.   A) The…

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Indefinite Adjectives and Pronouns em Português Posted by on Jun 14, 2016

Indefinite adjectives and pronouns can be quite tricky since they are used in differently different languages, even though most of them have literal translations. Let’s take a look at how to say any, each, no, some, none, every, other, another, all, nothing and a few others.     Alguém – somebody/anybody: used in affirmative and…

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Sentences without a subject Posted by on Jun 7, 2016

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Sentences without a subject or sentences in which the subject is not clear are very common in Português, even though it is inexistent in some languages like English. This is why it can be hard to get your head around it, even though it is not hard to understand. The trick is to learning them…

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Words and adverbs of time em Português Posted by on May 30, 2016

Olá! Today we will be checking out some words and adverbs of time in Português with some exercises at the end so you can start using them! A) Hoje – today Ontem – yesterday Amanhã – tomorrow Depois de amanhã – the day after tomorrow Antigamente – in olden days / in times passed Hoje…

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In a hurry em Português Posted by on May 23, 2016

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Are you in a pressa (hurry) to learn Portuguese? Take a look at these expressions related to time and start using them asap!     Ter pressa/estar com pressa – to be in a hurry Exemplo: não posso ficar muito, estou com pressa. – I can’t stay longer, I’m in a hurry.   Estar…

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Language for the street em Portugês Posted by on May 17, 2016

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Olá amigos!   Large countries like Brazil always have their aspectos bons (good aspects) as well as ruins (bad ones). Because of its tamanho (size), Brazil has a variety of cultures, peoples, religions, beliefs, food, music and many others wonderful things. But maybe due to its scale, the country also has extremely poor and homeless…

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