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Facts about Portuguese People – part 2

 26 February, 2019 |    |  No comments

Facts about Portuguese People – part 2
Olá Amigos, we are here for the second part of “Facts about Portuguese People”. If you really want to know more about contemporary Portuguese people, you can’t miss this. In addition, take a look on the first part as well (you will find a link bellow). Women do not put their bags on the floor   When our female students enter in the classroom, sit and put them bags on the floor, we immediately understand that we are teaching Portuguese…

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Facts about Portuguese People – part 1

 22 January, 2019 |    |  No comments

Facts about Portuguese People – part 1
Hello fellow readers. Today we are going to talk about some habits of the Portuguese people and explain why they do it. They do not take their shoes off In many countries, especially in countries where it snows in the winter, it can be very disrespectful to enter in someone’s house and do not take off the shoes. When it snows, in some parts of the streets the ice melts and mix with the dirt. Consequently, the shoes will become…

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Say where are you from in European Portuguese

 16 January, 2019 |    |  No comments

Say where are you from in European Portuguese
Bom dia! Today you will learn how to say where you from from and where is your city. You will see the name of several countries and cities in Portuguese language. We will keep learning the numbers (21-100) and the necessary grammar. This is the second lesson of our extensive course (module 1, level A1). Países (= countries) First of all, we will learn the countries and figured out that they have gender and number. - Masculine singular: o Brasil,…

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Portuguese Language: before and after 1990

 22 December, 2018 |    |  No comments

Portuguese Language: before and after 1990
Amigos, today we are going to talk about a topic that has caused a lot of discussion among natives of the Portuguese language. It has also caused some confusion among the students of the Portuguese language.   The Portuguese “languages” Did you start to study Portuguese a long time ago or did you read older books? If yes, maybe you’ve already saw the same word written in 2 different ways. The difference is small, although even students can notice that.…

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Introduce yourself in European Portuguese

 5 December, 2018 |    |  No comments

Introduce yourself in European Portuguese
Olá! Today we will learn how to greet, identify people, introduce yourself and say goodbye. We will also learn the days of the week and some grammar. This is the first lesson of our extensive course.   Verb “chamar-se” The first verb we learn in our course A1 (module 1) is the verb CHAMAR-SE (singular) Eu chamo-me Tu chamas-te Ele, ela, você, o senhor, a senhora chama-se Here we can see that in Portuguese there are several levels of formality:…

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