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Music to listen to (Part III) – Elza Soares Posted by on Mar 25, 2016

Ouvir música (listening to music) can be a relaxing and stimulating activity. When it comes to developing language skills, music is also educational! Today’s pick is Brazilian great diva Elza Soares. Known as the Brazilian Tina Turner, the grammy-nominated samba singer nasceu (was born) in the ‘30s in the slums of Rio de Janeiro. Elza…

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Song: Diz Pra Mim, by Malta Posted by on Nov 11, 2014

Olá, tudo bem? Malta is a brand new Brazilian band who came from a TV singing contest and they have a very cool song out: Diz Pra Mim (Say To Me). Let’s check out the video and the lyrics! Diz Pra Mim – Malta Você está na sombra do olhar You are in the shadow…

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Não Trocaria um Sorvete de Flocos por Você Posted by on Jul 13, 2011

This adorable video from an independent band from the outskirts of São Paulo City, has somewhat viralized in Brazil in the past week. It’s almost a breakup song amongst little kids! Check it out 🙂 Here’s the video & the lyrics in Portuguese! Você disse que me ama Pensa que engana o meu pobre coração…

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A Banda Mais Bonita Da Cidade Posted by on May 27, 2011

A band from Curitiba, Paraná recently released a video that has blown up on the Internet with close to 3 million views and newfound fans from around the world. The song, called Oração, which means prayer, is performed by a group called A Banda Mais Bonita Da Cidade. They have various other songs out but…

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Tonico e Tinoco – Country Living Posted by on Apr 25, 2011

My friends and I spent Easter weekend at my friend’s farm a ways away outside São Paulo City, and since we were in the countryside, we decided to jam pack our playlists with sertanejo, or Brazilian country music. It’s pretty popular amongst the younger crowd here, like with singers such as Luan Santana, who’s only…

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Teatro Mágico – Lyrics Practice Posted by on Oct 11, 2010

It’s a long weekend in Brazil, tomorrow is Children’s Day & Dia de Nossa Senhora Aparecida, our patron saint’s celebration day.  But all over the country, everyone’s talking about  “SWU – Starts With You,” a 3 day festival that’s taking place in Ítu, São Paulo, a couple hours outside the city, a sustainability awareness festival…

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Telegrama – Zeca Baleiro – Lyrics & Video Posted by on Aug 24, 2010

For some reason I can’t get this song out of my head… Zeca Baleiro is one of my newest obsessions and the lyrics to “Telegrama,” make me laugh and smile and just feel good inside, so I thought I’d share with you all. Test out your listening (sort of) and try to figure out the…

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