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This is a great documentary (in Brazilian Portuguese) about this great Samba composer (Sambista) Bezerra da Silva, and how the day-to-day life inspires the production of new songs.
The language used in this video is mainly Brazilian Portuguese slang which might be a bit difficult for some of you, but it's worth watching anyway, and the way Samba is made is amazing!
Click the link below and enjoy! :-)
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Basic portuguese phrases you need to know to get by in a Portuguese speaking country or environment.
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Are you moving to Portugal? This page may give you good tips. Check it out.
This is one of many free Portuguese lessons - Here you'll learn how to transform English words into Portuguese words easily.
How To Use Definite Articles In Portuguese
Do you want to know how to say How are you in portuguese? Check this out!
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Por and Para in Portuguese - the easy way to find the distintion.
Portuguese kale soup: Learn how to make it here and enjoy it!
Just about 4 minutes of video explaining how "over the course of human history, thousands of languages have developed from what was once a much smaller number. How did we end up with so many? And how do we keep track of them all? Alex Gendler explains how linguists group languages into language families, demonstrating how these linguistic trees give us crucial insights into the past." Please copy the following link to your browser to watch the video: http://youtu.be/iWDKsHm6gTA
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If you want to see Portugal at a glance, this is it. Enjoy!
This video will take you to various cities and places in Brazil. Enjoy the ride. :-)
Brazilian Portuguese Pronouns are easy to understand. Check it out.
Wondering how to use European Portuguese Pronouns? Find it out here.
Here you will find some interesting tips about the Portuguese culture.
Novas palavras estão sendo adicionadas ao léxico português.
New words are being added to the Portuguese lexicon...
Video in Brazilian Portuguese.
A very interesting European Portuguese TV series that explain the origin of certain Portuguese cakes and linguistic advances under the new spelling agreement.All spoken in Portuguese. Check this out now as I don't know how long this is going to be available for.http://localhost/multimediahtml/video/cuidado-com-a-lingua/2011-06-09?country=GB&cache=1
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The most important Portuguese words with which you can speak
Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese recipes? Hummm... Just read this if you are not hungry, because if you do, you will!
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Portuguese language translator - a tool youi might find useful.
These are two great videos about the History of the Portuguese Language.
They are spoken in Portuguese (different accents) but with subtitles! Isn't this great?
So, why don't you practise your listening while you are enjoying them?
(Just a tip for your learning: Stop the videos and analyse each sentence. Look at the verbs - tenses - and relevant vocabulary - such as what words are used to link two sentences together. Mind the vocabulary that you are likely to be using when talking about other things - write them down and ad them to your list.)
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Do you want to understand Portuguese Grammar? Here you'll learn it easily!
Learn the roll that Brazilian dance music plays. Find out here now!
Brazilian Culture is so rich. Find out how here.
Learn about the Brazilian Portuguese traditions here and how to behave with the Brazilians.
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This page will tell you about Portuguese traditions. You'll be amazed by the role that culture plays when you practice or learn Portuguese.
Boa noite, tudo bem?
The other day I was talking to a friend of mine and one funny expression came along in the conversation:
"A galinha da minha vizinha era sempre melhor do que a minha."
This literally means "My neighbour's chicken was always better than my one." However what it means in Portuguese is:
"The grass was always greener on the other side."
Very funny, isn't it?
Today I was talking to another friend and he said something very funny too, yet very common which was:
"Ele fala pelos cotovelos."
Which literally means "He talks by his elbows."
Can you figure out what it means?
OK, let me help you. That means:
"He talks like a parot - he never stops talking."
When you have a change to practise your Portuguese with your friend of relatives, try to bring these expressions to the conversation. You'll see they will be impressed with your Portuguese! ;-)
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Online Portuguese to English Dictionary with hundreds of useful words and expressions.
The Treaty of Tordesillas - the treaty that determined where we'd speak Portuguese in the world. Find out here.
Here you'll learn to speak Brazilian Portuguese - from the pronunciation and alphabet to the grammar rules and useful phrases.
Here you'll learn European Portuguese - from the alphabet and pronunciation to the grammar rules.
Would you like to learn some Brazilian Portuguese phrases that allows you to communicate with Brazilians? Here you have them!
Are you looking for useful Portuguese phrases you can use every day? This is the right place. Find out why!
Do you want to learn Portuguese in London? Read on and find out how you can learn it solidly, quicker, and efficiently .
Wondering how to speak Portuguese? It's easier than you may have thought! Find out how here, and make it easy!
Learn Portuguese language. The audio resources you need to start speaking Portuguese today!
I know what you need in order for you to run your Portuguese Business in Brazil, Angola, Portugal, Mozambique and any other Portuguese speaking country.
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Learn once buying train tickets in Portuguese and use it forever. Find out how here.
Here you will find information about Portuguese Clothing and suggestions of presents to offer your friends and family.
Here you can learn Portuguese words by thematical categories (the family, the body, clothing, etc).
Unsderstand how to use the Future Subjunctive in Portuguese. It's easy! Find out how here.