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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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What did Brazilians Google the most in 2020? Posted by on Jan 14, 2021

Olá amigos leitores! We finally said adeus (goodbye) to 2020, certainly one of the most atypical years in modern history, where many of us spend most of our time almost exclusively inside our houses. Confinement led us to change our routines and come up with ways not only to trabalhar (work), but also to entertain…

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Marta, a Brazilian soccer star Posted by on Jun 22, 2019

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Ei você! Hey there! Needless to say that futebol (soccer) is one the most popular sports in the world. It gets bigger every year and spreads across many countries, conquering new hearts. Even though it was invented in England, Brazil is the birthplace of a number of famous jogadores (players), and the title país do…

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2018 Retrospective – Part I Posted by on Dec 31, 2018

If 2017 was the ano (year) of uncertainties, then in 2018 we were able to obtain many answers – sometimes undesired ones – to our doubts. During the course of events that defined this year, scandals, losses, protests and a lot of turmoil, Brazil underwent a series of mudanças (changes) that perhaps only the year…

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YouTube channels about sports in Portuguese Posted by on Jul 10, 2018

Canais do YouTube sobre esportes em português Oi, pessoal! Hey, guys! Brazilians did not get the week off to a good start. As you may have heard, if you have been keeping up with sports new, our team was unfortunately eliminated from the 2018 World Cup last Friday. Now it is time to put down…

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Soccer fans vocabulary Posted by on Jul 1, 2018

Vocabulário para torcedores em português Olá, queridos leitores! Hello, dear readers! This month, we already had two posts here on the blog covering vocabulary about soccer because of the Copa do mundo (World Cup) taking place right now in Russia. If you have not read it yet, it is worth taking a look, because in…

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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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