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Your Turn To Change The Dirty Diaper

How do couples decide whose turn it is to change a dirty diaper? Is it best to take turns, trade days, alternate between wet and dirty? We’ll let you decide the strategy, but what we can help you with is how to talk about changing diapers in Portuguese....

Topic: Home_Life

Published: August 01, 2017

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What Have You Been Doing?

Of course we’d like to say that we are always productive with our time. But sometimes it’s nice just to chill in front of the TV and let the evening pass away in 100% rest and relaxation. Don’t make it a daily habit, but now and again, why not? And why not in Portuguese?...

Topic: Home_Life

Published: April 18, 2017

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It's Late, I'm Worried

Parents, gotta love them. They worry about their kids, especially when the kids arrive home late at night.  Well, don’t worry, because if you worry, we’ll give you the words to do so in Portuguese....

Topic: Home_Life

Published: September 20, 2016

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The Microwave Stopped Working

Out of all the appliances that one might need in the kitchen, for many the microwave oven is the most used.  Cooking, what do you mean cooking? We just heat things up, right?  No matter how you use the microwave, in today’s lesson we learn to talk about it in Portuguese....

Topic: Home_Life

Published: August 30, 2016

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The New Baby's Keeping Me Up At Night

Some of the most tender moments in life are when we get to hold a baby, especially in those quiet hours in the night when it is just you and the baby.  But man, it’s exhausting to keep up that pace!  Still, after today’s lesson, we’ll be able to talk about those moments in Portuguese too....

Topic: Home_Life

Published: June 07, 2016

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No Green Thumb For You

How do you keep those houseplants alive? For some it is easy, for others there is no hope. Do you have a green thumb? And if so, and you talk about it in Portuguese?  After today’s lesson you will be one step closer (at least in talking about it)....

Grammar: Ser_vs._Estar
Topic: Home_Life

Published: May 10, 2016

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Can't Find The Remote, Again

We all know that we need this lesson.  Who hasn’t lost the remote? All remote just seem to disappear, and the same is true in Brazil.  We can’t guarantee that it will be any easier to find the remote, but after this lesson you will at least be able to ask for it in Portuguese....

Topic: Home_Life

Published: May 03, 2016

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The Electric Bill Has Arrived

Nobody likes to have to pay the bills, but when the amount is even more than usual, it is even more difficult to accept.  In today’s lesson the electric bill is way too high.  Find out whose fault that is....

Topic: Home_Life
Grammar: Conditional

Published: February 23, 2016

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Watching Health And Well-Being Shows

Some love those television shows about health, well-being, fitness, and relationships.  Others think that they are a lot of nonsense. Informative or entertainment, helpful or deceiving, in this lesson we get to talk about all of this in Portuguese....

Grammar: Exclamations
Topic: Home_Life

Published: December 01, 2015

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Get Out Of Bed

We’ve all been there.  The alarm clock doesn’t go off as expected and the next thing we know, somebody is yelling at us to get up. We’ve all been there.  And in today’s lesson you can relive the moment in Portuguese!...

Topic: Home_Life
Grammar: Telling_Time

Published: June 02, 2015

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Marquinhos Wet The Bed Again

Ah yes, the challenges of potty training our children.  Is my child normal?  When is the right time to start?  Am I doing anything wrong?  This lesson gets us into this topic, and all in Portuguese of course....

Host: Orlando, Sonia
Function: physical_issues
Topic: Home_Life

Published: February 05, 2015

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