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How to order (real) Portuguese food – part 1

 27 August, 2019 |    |  No comments

How to order (real) Portuguese food – part 1
One of the things that everyone loves in Portugal is the food. However, sometimes it can be hard to order local dishes. In order to help people in this task, we have written this article. Today you will know how to choose typical Portuguese food when you are in a restaurant. Tourism vs. Food First of all, what is the relationship between tourism and food? The answer is pretty simple: in general, in more touristic places is more difficult to…

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The best way to learn Portuguese: adapted or non-adapted books?

 5 August, 2019 |    |  No comments

The best way to learn Portuguese: adapted or non-adapted books?
Are you thinking about start to read books in Portuguese but you’re not sure if you’re ready for that or you don’t know how to choose a useful and interesting book? If yes, you definitely should take a look at this! What are adapted books Adapt means to change something that already exists in order to make it fits to some specific necessity. Therefore, adapted books are books with changes. In our case, the adaptation is made in order to…

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The history of the Portuguese language

 26 June, 2019 |    |  No comments

The history of the Portuguese language
Olá amigos. If you ever wondered about the origin of the Portuguese language, today we have the answer. Read this article and get to know the key moments that have marked its evolution. Imposition of culture Over time, conquering meant imposing a new culture and a new language. Therefore to understand the origin of the Portuguese language is crucial to know the people who lived in Portugal and its influence on current Portuguese language. The Iberians (219 B.C.) The Iberians…

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Summer activities in Silver Coast

 31 May, 2019 |    |  No comments

Summer activities in Silver Coast
Olá! Today we will talk about some of the activities we are offering this summer after the classes in Caravela School. Treasure hunt in Caldas da Rainha If you just arrived and you want to know more about our beautiful city, you can’t miss this. In this activity you’ll have a list of puzzles and quizzes. For sure, in order to solve them and find the treasure, you will need to use a secret weapon: the Portuguese language! In a…

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I live in Portugal and I speak a little bit of Portuguese

 29 March, 2019 |    |  No comments

I live in Portugal and I speak a little bit of Portuguese
Olá! Today we will talk about nationalities, languages, where you live and where you are. Meanwhile, we will see some useful grammar at this context. This is part of the 3rd lesson of our extensive course. Nacionalidades (= nationalities) We started our lesson by learning some nationalities and learning that they have masculine, feminine, singular and plural forms, as follows: Nacionalidades Singular Masculino Feminino Americano Americana Francês Francesa Espanhol Espanhola Alemão Alemã Belga Belga Plural Masculino Feminino Americanos Americanas Franceses…

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