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Celebrate Library Card Month with Poetry Posted by on Sep 30, 2021

[Comemore o mês do cartão de biblioteca com poesia] E aí, meus caros? What’s up, dear readers? As you may know, Library Card month is celebrated in Setembro (September) as a campaign to motivate people to se inscrever (sign up) and start borrowing some books. To get everyone in the reading spirit, I thought this…

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Meet our Olympics mascot! Posted by on Aug 6, 2021

Olá a todos! Hey everyone! Vocês curtem esportes? Are you into sports? The long-awaited for Olimpíadas de Tóquio (Tokyo Olympics) are now in full-swing. Watching os jogos (the games) is a hugely entertaining experience, with both thrilling and dramatic moments that really keep us in our toes. And this major global event would not be…

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Renting a place in Portuguese – Part II Posted by on Jul 30, 2021

Olá, pessoal! Hey, guys! Last week we spoke about a topic that affects the majority of people who spend an extended period of time abroad: alugar um imóvel (renting a place). Since this is an extensive topic, we went over os primeiros passos (the first steps) and now we’re moving on to more specific details…

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Brazilian states – Rio Grande do Norte Posted by on Jun 30, 2021

Olá, amigos leitores! Hello, dear readers! If you have been keeping up with our series about the Estados brasileiros (Brazilian states), you might remember Rio Grande do Sul, terra do churrasco (land of barbecue) and chimarrão. But did you know that we have another state with a similar name in the opposite end of the…

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Brazilian states: Distrito Federal Posted by on May 24, 2021

Bom dia, queridos leitores! It has happened to me many times. When I go about telling people that I’m from Brazil, quite a few of them tell me they’d love to visit its capital, Rio de Janeiro. Wait, what? Well, though Rio is undoubtely the most popular city here, its capital is actually Brasília! This…

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Brazilian states: Piauí Posted by on Apr 30, 2021

Bom dia queridos leitores, it’s that time of the month: our ongoing series on Estados Brasileiros (Brazilian states). Our destino (destination) today may not be the one that would normally feature a list of the 10 most sought after lugares (places) in our country, however it is a region that boasts many belezas (beauties). One…

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Talking about the vaccine in Portuguese – Part 2 Posted by on Apr 23, 2021

Feliz sexta-feira, amigos leitores! We are back with the second part of our text on palavras relacionadas à vacinação em português (words related to vaccination in Portuguese). If you missed the first, click here and stay on top of the terms we previously taught here.  Então, vamos à segunda dose de nosso vocabulário? PRIORITÁRIO | PRIORITY…

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