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Talking about the vaccine in Portuguese – Part 2 Posted by on Apr 23, 2021

Feliz sexta-feira, amigos leitores! We are back with the second part of our text on palavras relacionadas à vacinação em português (words related to vaccination in Portuguese). If you missed the first, click here and stay on top of the terms we previously taught here.  Então, vamos à segunda dose de nosso vocabulário? PRIORITÁRIO | PRIORITY…

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Talking about the vaccine in Portuguese Posted by on Apr 13, 2021

Bom dia, amigos leitores! From the fim (end) of 2020, a buzzword has been making headlines worldwide: A vacina (the vaccine). For some, it represents a esperança (the hope) of getting back to normal with less risk, while for others, the jab remains under suspicion and even rejection. Whether you are a favor ou contra…

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What did Brazilians Google the most in 2020? Posted by on Jan 14, 2021

Olá amigos leitores! We finally said adeus (goodbye) to 2020, certainly one of the most atypical years in modern history, where many of us spend most of our time almost exclusively inside our houses. Confinement led us to change our routines and come up with ways not only to trabalhar (work), but also to entertain…

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2020 highlights in Brazil Posted by on Dec 14, 2020

Bom dia a todos! Happy December to all readers! As the last semanas (weeks) of 2020 finally roll in, it is time to think back on all the major events that took place in Brazil in what can only be described as a very eventful ano (year). So buckle up, as we break this down…

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Coronavirus in Brazil Posted by on Apr 24, 2020

Boa tarde a todos! Good afternoon, everyone! Regardless of which country you live, the medidas (measures) for preventing the new coronavirus seem to be the same everywhere: social distance, reduced services and businesses, basic personal hygiene, quarantine if not lockdown. These measures were suggested by the World Health Organization and there is already overwhelming evidence…

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Ways to boost your Portuguese over the quarantine Posted by on Mar 24, 2020

Olá a todos. Hi everyone. Our previous post went over some dicas de prevenção (prevention tips) to help people stay seguras (safe) during these disruptive coronavirus days. As most coutries have been stepping up restrictions to manage the outbreak and curb the propagação (spread) of the doença (disease). One of these measures include declaring quarantine…

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Coronavirus prevention in Portuguese Posted by on Mar 9, 2020

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Bom dia, amigos leitores! Good morning, my beloved readers! Como estão se sentindo? How are you feeling? A new virus se espalhou (spread over) the territory of China and quickly atingiu (reached) several continents. The coronavirus has taken the proportions of a pandemia (pandemic), that is, of a global epidemic, as since January more than…

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