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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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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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