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Unbelievable headlines from Brazil in 2021 Posted by on Jan 10, 2022

Saudações, prezados leitores! Greetings, dear readers! Feliz 2022! Happy 2022!  Você acompanha as notícias em português? Do you follow the news in Portuguese? Our previous posts offered a recap on last year’s main stories. But besides those decisive events that shaped 2021, there were several other manchetes (headlines) that caught our attention throughout the year…

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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 – Brasileiro não é nacionalidade, é profissão Posted by on Jul 30, 2018

Olá, pessoal! Hey, guys! It is time for our monthly reading and listening comprehension activity. Today’s selected text is entitled Brasileiro não é nacionalidade, é profissão (Brazilian is not a nationality, it’s a profession), by writer and comedian Gregório Duvivier. It discusses an interesting peculiarity of the word Brasileiro (Brazilian) in Portuguese. Unlike most nationalities…

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