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Portuguese listening/reading practice – Hostil Mundo Novo Posted by on Nov 30, 2018

Boa noite a todos! Good evening, everyone! Today we resume our ongoing Listening/ Reading practice. The selected text is called Hostil Mundo Novo (Hostile New World) by one of Brazil’s most renowned writer and biographer Ruy Castro, who was written about our country’s popular personalities such as Garrincha and Carmen Miranda. His text is about…

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Portuguese listening/reading practice – O Hippie da Corrida Posted by on Mar 29, 2018

Prática de escuta e leitura em Português Oi, meus leitores! Hi, my readers! Como está a saúde de vocês? How is your health doing? Today’s listening and reading practice features a text by Brazilian Folha de São Paulo journalist Sérgio Xavier about health habits, work, nutritionists and running. Hope you have a good time reading…

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Portuguese listening/reading practice – O filme da sua vida Posted by on Feb 27, 2018

Prática de escuta e leitura em Português Bom dia, leitores! Good morning, readers! Today’s listening and reading practice will cover a text by Brazilian comedian and cartoonist Reinaldo Figueiredo, called O filme da sua vida (The movie of your life). His text talks about a passenger whose avião (plane) is about to crash and then…

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Portuguese listening/reading practice – Meditação e foco no macarrão Posted by on Jan 30, 2018

[Prática de escuta e leitura em Português] Olá, pessoal! Hello, guys! January is up, so it’s time to practice our reading and listening skills! Today’s text is entitled “Meditação e foco no macarrão” (Meditation and focus on the spaghetti) by Brazilian writer and journalist Antônio Prata. He talks about relaxing, anxiety and social media, so…

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[Portuguese listening/reading practice] – O ano e o ano que vem Posted by on Nov 30, 2017

[Prática de escuta e leitura em Português] Olá, povo! Hello, people! The month is drawing to an end, so this means it is time for our usual listening and reading practice. Our text today is Gregório Duvivier’s “O ano e o ano que vem” (The year and next year). The author discusses the year of…

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[Portuguese listening/reading practice] – O menino, o lobo e o sapo na água fervendo Posted by on Sep 27, 2017

[Prática de escuta e leitura em Português] Ei, galera! Hey guys! It’s time for another one of our listening and reading exercises for the month. The text chosen for this instalment is called O menino, o lobo e o sapo na água fervendo (The boy, the wolf and the frog in boiling water) by comedian…

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[Portuguese listening/reading practice] – Sobre cães e gatos Posted by on Aug 31, 2017

Ei, pessoal! Hi, everyone! This month’s Portuguese listening and reading practice is a text entitled Sobre cães e Gatos (About Cats and Dogs) by Portuguese comedian Ricard Araújo Pereira. It talks about the difference between the two animals and their relation to their owners and humans in general. I hope you like it! Let’s remember…

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