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Are you feeling animado? Posted by on Jun 30, 2019

garota animada

Bom dia, pessoal! Good morning, you guys! Animados para mais uma postagem em nosso blog? Are you excited for another blog post?  Perhaps some of you are wondering what the word animados means, so this text is going to teach you some recurring uses of this beloved word in the Brazilian vocabulary. Animado comes from…

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

marta playing

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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The metaphors of our Minister Posted by on Jun 11, 2019

Bom dia, queridos leitores! Como têm passado? Good morning, dear readers! How have you been lately?  Metaphors are a figure of speech that create new significados (meanings) through comparisons and analogies. They funcionam (work) very well in the literature, in poetry and in the arts when you want to express something. But do they work…

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What is forró? Posted by on May 30, 2019

A typical forró band

That Brazil is a país enorme (huge country) with continental dimensions, needless to say, but as vast as its size is the diversity and cultural richness of its povo (people). From North to South and East to West, each of the 27 estados (states) that make up Brazil have its own cultural identity and together…

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Household issues in Portuguese – Part II Posted by on May 22, 2019

Man painting a wall

Bom dia a todos! Good morning, all! Minor household issues are totally annoying, but common. So since we come across these situations on a daily basis, we might as well be aware and know how to solve them when the time comes, right? Especially if it is in a foreign language. Today’s text is the…

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Household issues in Portuguese Posted by on May 16, 2019

Plumber fixing sink

Olá a todos os leitores? Como têm passado o mês de maio? Hello to all readers! How has the month of May been treating you? Moving or spending some time in a new country can be a great source of joy and excitement as a new world opens up and you become part of another…

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5 facts about the Brazilian military regime Posted by on Apr 30, 2019

It is no surprise that Jair Bolsonaro, the current president of Brazil, came to poder (power) fomenting many controversies that have been increasing in his first months of governo (government). Be it his declarations about the Nazi government being de esquerda (leftist) right during visit to the Holocaust Museum in Israel, or his attitudes seen…

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