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Summer vocab Posted by on Jan 22, 2017

Vocabulário de verão Ei, gente! Hey, guys! How is your janeiro (January) going? If you happen to be in Brazil or in any country in the Southern hemisphere, you’re probably dealing with the altas temperaturas (high temperatures) of summer. As you probably imagine, Brazil is a great lugar (place) to spend the verão (summer), with…

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Brazilian Drinks – Part II Posted by on Jan 30, 2016

While northern countries may be currently experiencing the chilly winter weather, Brazilian summer is in full steam. As we all know, it’s important to keep cool and hydrated when it’s hot, and there is a great variety of typical Brazilian beverages to help you with that. Last month I wrote about our most famous alcoholic…

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Summer Vacation in Brazil Posted by on Jan 31, 2011

One of the most important things to know when traveling, studying, or working in Brazil or with Brazilian companies or government is to remember the sanctity of the summer vacation, or férias de verão. For students, the break can last from mid- or even early December to February, and adults typically take a holiday during…

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Brazilian Summer Recipe Posted by on Jul 21, 2010

For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s verão (summer), and it’s been a hot one! Today we’re going to learn how to make a delicious Brazilian recipe, perfect for summer. Camarão Empanado no Coco com Molho de Laranja Coconut Breaded Shrimp with Orange Sauce What you’ll need: For the shrimp • sal a…

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Summer Olympics Vocabulary Posted by on Oct 9, 2009

In honor of Rio de Janeiro getting the 2016 Summer Olympics Games, let’s take a look at some related vocabulary. Track and field: Atletismo Swimming: Natação Rowing: Remo Sailing: Vela Boxing: Boxe Cycling: Ciclismo Fencing: Esgrima Gymnastics: Ginástica Greco-Roman Wrestling: Luta greco-romana Triathalon: Triatlo