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Portuguese Video Learning Series: Capoeira Posted by on Mar 16, 2009 in Culture, Learning

Today on the video learning series, we’re going to take a look at a type of Brazilian dance/martial art form called capoeira, which originated during the colonial period from the African slaves. This documentary originally aired on ESPN Brasil and discusses the development of the dance form, the music and instruments used to accompany the dance, and its modern popularity. Check it out and practice your listening skills! It’s split up into seven parts, so be sure to click the links below to see the rest.

Part III

Part IV

Part V

Part VI

Part VII

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