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Let’s improve your Portuguese skills in 2019! – Part II Posted by on Jan 31, 2019

Boa tarde a todos! Good afternoon to all! Our previous posts compiled a bunch of tips, recommended websites and ideas to ajudar vocês (help you) further your Portuguese skills. Now let’s move on to the second installment with some more suggestions!  Melhore suas habilidades de escuta | Improve your listening skills 2) Veja as notícias…

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Let’s improve your Portuguese skills in 2019! Posted by on Jan 22, 2019

Olá, pessoal! Hello, everyone! Como está o janeiro de vocês? How is your January going? Last post we took a look back at the year 2018 with a retrospective. But how about we focus on the future now and discuss your Portuguese learning aims for 2019? Today I thought it could be a good idea…

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Irregular verbs in the Past Posted by on Feb 21, 2013

Hello, there! Last month we had the first post of the irregular verbs series and today I will be covering the simple past tense (I had, I did, I worked etc) of the main irregular verbs in Portuguese. Make sure you know these conjugations inside and out because they are very important for your fluency…

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Colloquial Portuguese – Part 01 Posted by on Apr 13, 2012

Oi! Tudo bem? Today let’s start a series of posts with colloquial Brazilian Portuguese expressions. These expressions are not usually found in dictionaries or textbooks so I’ve decided to share them with you guys. E não pára por aí! I also recorded them with their usual conversational intonation so you can practice at home too!…

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Podcast: False cognates Posted by on Aug 31, 2010

Filipe Durães

Download this podcast: https://blogs.transparent.com/portuguese/files/2010/08/cognates.mp3 [audio:https://blogs.transparent.com/portuguese/files/2010/08/cognates.mp3] Hello, you’re listening to the Transparent Language Portuguese Blog Podcast. My name is Filipe Durães and in this episode I’ll talk about False Cognates. False friends or false cognates are typically derived from the Latin words that appear in different languages with similar spelling and therefore have the same origin…

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Podcast: Different meanings of the word “trabalho” Posted by on Aug 24, 2010

André Barbosa

[audio:https://blogs.transparent.com/portuguese/files/2010/08/trabalho.mp3] Download it: https://blogs.transparent.com/portuguese/files/2010/08/trabalho.mp3 Hello, you’re listening to the Transparent Language Portuguese Blog Podcast. My name is André Barbosa and in this episode I’ll talk about different meanings of the word “trabalho”. “Trabalho” literally means work. The professional, productive and/or creative activity. Now let’s see how some words can modify the meaning of “trabalho”. The…

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Podcast: New Year’s Greetings Posted by on Jan 5, 2010

For today’s podcast, we’re going to look at greetings, some of which are specific to the New Year, and others that you can use for other occasions. We’re going to look at greetings that use the subjunctive, as well as some basic phrases. The podcast is a bit more conversational with less text to look…

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