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What Could Be Cooler Than Rowing In Rio!

Sweeping, sculling, really, how does one figure out all of these rowing options?  The truth is that it is fun to watch, even if you don’t get all the details. So gather the crew and the coxswain and learn how to talk about rowing in Portuguese....

Host: Orlando, Thays
Topic: Olympics

Published: August 02, 2016

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The Swimmer Was Disqualified

How sad would it be to train for years and years, and then be disqualified for a false start.  That’s part of the Olympic drama and part of the lesson for today....

Host: Orlando, Sonia
Topic: Olympics

Published: July 19, 2016

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Who Has Won The Most Medals?

Medal count, some say that it takes away from the Olympic games and others think it is the very reason for the Olympics.  How is your country doing in the total medal count?...

Host: Orlando, Sonia
Topic: Olympics

Published: July 12, 2016

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Are You Going To The Olympics?

We have been looking forward to this for years. The Olympics are coming to Brazil and now we have to decide if we are going to attend the events live.  After today’s lesson, you should be more excited than ever to attend....

Grammar: Verbs
Topic: Olympics

Published: June 14, 2016

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What Sports Did You Play?

Ah yes, the pleasure of sitting by the pool, talking to friends, and watching the kids playing in the water.  You used to be the kids, and now look at you, passing on the tradition for another generation.  Let’s talk about those good old days in Portuguese....

Topic: Sports

Published: July 21, 2015

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Soccer Is Violent

Go ahead, make jokes about how soccer players fake injuries.  Now, why don’t you try hitting your head with another guy’s cleats.  We aren’t praising the violence; we’re just saying that it can get rough out there.  After today’s lesson you can talk about soccer in Portuguese too. (And the photo ima...

Host: Orlando, Sonia
Topic: Soccer

Published: December 11, 2014

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