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Dia Mundial da Língua Portuguesa Posted by on May 3, 2020

As of November 2019, UNESCO officially declared May 5th as the Dia Mundial da Língua Portuguesa (International Portuguese Language Day) also known as Dia da Lusofonia. This means that, this week, we will the celebrating this important date to express our deep appreciation and pride for our língua materna (mother tongue) for the first time. A…

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New Portuguese Accent Rules Go into Effect Posted by on Jan 2, 2009

As of January 1st, the accent changes to written Portuguese meant to unify the global language go into effect. This year will be the “Year of Transition” when Brazil begins to adopt the new grammar rules. According to President Lula, the new and old rules can both be used until 2012, but some media outlets…

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