Portuguese Translation Trick Posted by Rachel on Apr 27, 2011 in Learning
Here’s a handy trick for translating words, learning new vocabulary, or visualizing a new concept when learning Portuguese. It works best with certain types of speech, particularly objects, some nouns, and even verbs, and it works best for words that are best understood in a visual format. It’s especially helpful for visual learners!
Let’s say you come across a word in a sentence you don’t understand:
Ela fez um bolo de abacaxi para a festa.
Let’s say you haven’t heard the word abacaxi before. Plug it into the Google Images Brazil, and voilá:
This trick sometimes works for verbs too:
Sometimes it even works with adjectives!
It’s just another way to help learn new vocabulary words instead of just plugging them in to a translator. What are other ways you use to translate new words?
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