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Talking about the vaccine in Portuguese – Part 2 Posted by on Apr 23, 2021

Feliz sexta-feira, amigos leitores! We are back with the second part of our text on palavras relacionadas à vacinação em português (words related to vaccination in Portuguese). If you missed the first, click here and stay on top of the terms we previously taught here.  Então, vamos à segunda dose de nosso vocabulário? PRIORITÁRIO | PRIORITY…

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Talking about the vaccine in Portuguese Posted by on Apr 13, 2021

Bom dia, amigos leitores! From the fim (end) of 2020, a buzzword has been making headlines worldwide: A vacina (the vaccine). For some, it represents a esperança (the hope) of getting back to normal with less risk, while for others, the jab remains under suspicion and even rejection. Whether you are a favor ou contra…

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Profissões em Português Posted by on Apr 29, 2016

Olá a todos? Como foi a semana de vocês? Trabalharam muito? (Hello, everybody? How was your week? Did you work a lot?) Learning job-related words and expressions is important not only because the majority of us has a career, but also due to the fact that, in our daily lives, we constantly interact with and…

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Fables in Portuguese Posted by on Mar 27, 2011

Fábulas, or fables, are a helpful way to learn vocabulary in Portuguese. Let’s take a look at three fables and pick out some helpful vocabulary words. O Cachorro e Sua Sombra Um cachorro, que carregava na boca um pedaço de carne, ao cruzar uma ponte sobre um riacho, vê sua imagem refletida na água. Diante…

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Ticket In Portuguese Posted by on Feb 25, 2011

Sometimes, a vocabulary word is a little easier to learn in a language. Ticket, in this case, is a bit easier in English, since it is used for a variety of different types of situations. But in Portuguese, ticket has different vocabulary words depending on the type of ticket it is. Let’s take a look…

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Sarcastic Depois Posted by on Feb 4, 2011

We’ve learned about sarcastic expressions before, but here’s another one you can use. Depois is normally used to mean after or later, in this context: Vou terminar o projeto depois. I’m going to finish the project later. Ela foi para casa depois de ver o filme. She went home after seeing the movie. But you…

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