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The subjunctive mode (modo Conjuntivo) in Portuguese – part 1

 16 November, 2020 |    |  No comments

The subjunctive mode (modo Conjuntivo) in Portuguese – part 1
In a higher intermediate level students start to learn and use a new mode: the subjunctive. For many students, after a time mastering the Indicative mode, it could be a new headache. So, today we will simplify this mode in order to help you to understand when you should use it. In other words, you will learn the differences between the modes. The four tense moods In Portuguese language there are four conjugated modes: indicative (indicativo), imperative (imperativo), conditional (condicional)…

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Personal Infinitive: a strange and useful verbal tense in Portuguese Language

 26 August, 2020 |    |  No comments

Personal Infinitive: a strange and useful verbal tense in Portuguese Language
Today our subject will be a relatively easy verbal tense which often students avoid to use. We’ve notice that frequently they struggle with much more complex forms when they can use this one. So, in this article we will simplify and try to encourage you to use this form more often. What is it Probably if you’re a beginner you didn’t hear yet about it. Although, if you’re learning Portuguese for a while, you must have heard already. The Personal…

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Portuguese for foreigners in Torres Vedras

 24 June, 2020 |    |  No comments

Portuguese for foreigners in Torres Vedras
Today our post will be more informative. Maybe many of our followers don’t know yet that you can learn Portuguese for foreigners in Torres Vedras. In this article we will talk about our school(s) and what you can do in this city after classes. The history of school As you probably know, Caravela is a network of Schools. We are located in several cities and as we like to say, we’re not a language school, but a school of Portuguese…

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How much does it cost to live in Lisbon (and not only)

 15 April, 2020 |    |  No comments

How much does it cost to live in Lisbon (and not only)
Olá! In this article we will see the main differences between the cost of living in Lisbon, London, Paris and Madrid. Then, we will compare Lisbon with other cities in Portugal, because capitals always have higher prices. We've based on numbers that you can find on numbeo.com. It a great site for you to visit and get some more information about this topic. In order to simplify, we didn't write details, but all products and services compared are equal or…

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Where is it in Portuguese

 10 March, 2020 |    |  No comments

Where is it in Portuguese
Olá! Today we will learn some personal objects and how to locate them. We will also learn the verb "ter" (to have) and the adverbs "aqui" (here), "aí" and "ali" (there). Finally, we will know how to express ownership with the possessive pronouns. In order to ask "what is" something, you already know you should say "o que é": A: O que é isso? (What is that?) B: Isto é uma caneta. (This is a pen.)   A: O que…

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