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Tips for Learning Portuguese Posted by on Jul 6, 2015

Olá pessoal! This week, I wanted to give you all some tips on how to stay motivated while learning Portuguese. I started learning Portuguese years ago and I remember coming across some bumps in the road! Here are some tips: 1. Estabelecer objetivos (Set goals) Do you want to be fluente (fluent) in a year?…

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Telling Stories in Portuguese Posted by on Feb 28, 2015

Olá, pessoal! Let’s say goodbye to February with a conversational post. Oftentimes we study a foreign language, but when it comes to actually speaking it, we get stuck and don’t know what to say. So now when you want to tell a story in Portuguese, you can use the following sentences: Contando Histórias em Português…

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Washing Your Dirty Laundry in Portuguese Posted by on Feb 11, 2015

Well, this post is not about actually washing your dirty laundry in publish. This is part of a book that a dear friend of mine wrote about similarities between Portuguese and English, and how we can benefit from them. So enjoy! Thanks Ron, for letting me share this chapter! Lavando a roupa suja (e outros…

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07 Slang Expressions From “Vai Que Cola” Posted by on Feb 3, 2015

I wrote about Brazilian comedy series “Vai que cola”. It’s set in Méier, a neighborhood in the northern part of Rio de Janeiro and it’s set in a boarding house with very unique characters. I started watching the second season last night and I chose seven cool slang words and expressions you’re going to love…

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Beginner’s Portuguese: How To Greet Someone – Part 02 Posted by on Dec 10, 2014

Olá! Today we have the second part of our beginner’s Portuguese post on how to greet someone. Are you ready? Perguntas pessoais – Personal questions Você é de onde? / De onde você é? – Where are you from? O que você faz? – What do you do? Onde você trabalha? – Where do you…

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Beginner’s Portuguese: How To Greet Someone – Part 01 Posted by on Dec 5, 2014

Olá, tudo bem? I’d been checking the blog posts and I (for the life of me) don’t know how I haven’t written anything about greeting someone in Portuguese yet. So here’s a little beginning lesson for you! Part 02 will come soon! Saudações e Apresentações – Greetings and Introductions Oi. – Hi. Olá. – Hello…

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Improve Your Vocabulary: Word Search Posted by on Nov 24, 2014

Olá! Let’s play a little! In the word seach diagram below, look for: 8 words related to geography and climate 8 words related to school 8 words related to furniture 8 words related to business 8 words related to clothing Write your answers in the comments area below!    

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