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Christmas Special – ‘Salpicão’ Recipe Posted by on Dec 22, 2018

É quase natal, caros leitores! It is almost Christmas, dear readers! Quais são seus planos para o feriado? What are your plans for the holidays? Whatever they are, I am sure it envolves celebration, perhaps with the family or close friends. And whenever we think of celebration, we think of comida (food). And what better…

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Christmas vocab Posted by on Dec 25, 2016

Vocabulário de natal Feliz natal a todos! Merry Christmas, everyone! How was your natal (christmas)? Did you celebrate a lot? Today we’ll learn some basic Christmas words so you can practice while you party: cartão – card Minha avó envia um cartão para mim com mensagens de paz todos os anos (My grandmother sends me…

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Brazilian Christmas Songs Posted by on Dec 19, 2011

It’s almost that time again! I love Christmas music. In any language. One thing I do like more about Brazilian Christmas songs that are popular amongst children and well, everyone, is that they’re more focused on what Christmas is actually about and not just Santa Claus, Mistletoe, and Snow (despite the lack of snow here…

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Brazilian Christmas Songs Posted by on Dec 23, 2010

It’s Christmastime in Brazil, and you’ll find that some of the holiday songs sound a little familiar! Have a listen to these festive songs and have a great holiday! Noite Feliz (Silent Night) Então é Natal (So It’s Christmas) Bate O Sino (Jingle Bells) Brazilian Acoustic Version of Noite Feliz and O Velhinho (The Old…

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Brazilian Christmas Recipes Posted by on Dec 21, 2010

Want to add a few Brazilian dishes to your Christmas feast, or just interested in learning about Brazilian cuisine? Take a look at some of these delicious recipes that are popular for the holidays. Rabanada – Sugared French Toast Panetone – Milan Fruitcake Peru de Natal – Christmas Turkey Pernil de Porco Ao Vinho –…

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Lyrics Practice: Maria Bethânia Posted by on Dec 28, 2009

As the holidays come to a close, let’s take an opportunity to listen to a holiday song in Portuguese and follow along with the music. This song is called “Boas Festas,” which as you remember from Friday, means Happy Holidays. Listen to the song and follow along with the words, and then see if you…

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Favorite Christmas Recipe Posted by on Nov 19, 2009

The holidays are quickly approaching, and Christmas is the major summer holiday before New Year’s and Carnival in Brazil. For today’s interactive feature, the question is: What is your favorite Brazilian Christmas recipe? It can be for the main course or dessert, or a drink. Leave a comment here!

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