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Take Out The Trash

Wow, that garbage can is starting to smell bad. Either we learn some Portuguese to talk about taking the trash out, or we take out the trash ourselves. Either way, this lesson has got to help us clear the air a bit....

Function: Making_Excuses

Published: April 12, 2016

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Do You Like Your Job?

You love your job, but it’s your boss who makes things difficult, right? Hey, we feel your pain, and after this lesson, we’ll be able to feel your pain, and talk about it, in Portuguese....

Topic: Work

Published: April 05, 2016

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Plucking Your Eyebrows

What is this, some kind of torture!  When it comes to waxing and plucking eyebrows, you women have an incredible threshold of pain.  We admire that, and after this lesson, that admiration can be expressed in Portuguese....

Function: physical_issues
Grammar: Conditional
Topic: Hygiene

Published: March 29, 2016

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Can You Buy A Little Milk?

Don’t you hate it when you run out of milk! How can one be expected to eat cereal for breakfast when there is no milk.  Oops, let’s take that back. Brazilians don’t eat cold cereal for breakfast. Still, if someone is going to the store, let’s learn how to ask them to pick up some milk....

Topic: Food

Published: March 13, 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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Do I Look Fat In This Dress?

Careful! One of life’s most challenging questions, “Honey, do I look fat in this dress?” Of course the answer is ‘no.’ And in today’s lesson we learn how to subtly handle this task in Portuguese....

Topic: Clothing

Published: February 16, 2016

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Visiting the Soccer Museum

Of course not everyone loves soccer, but everyone should be able to join conversations about soccer.  And what better way to talk the talk than to visit the soccer museum in São Paulo?  So here we go, who was better Pelé or Garrincha?  Maradona or Messi?....

Topic: Sports

Published: February 09, 2016

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Casual Summer Dress

Casual clothing, what could be better than a casual afternoon, comfortable clothing, informal settings, and a feeling of chill?  Well, for some the answer is that dressing up and looking fine more fun than life in a t-shirt and shorts.  Whatever side you fall on, here’s the Portuguese language to go with it....

Topic: Clothing

Published: February 02, 2016

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Counting Steps With My Fitbit

They say that the way to make progress is to keep track of progress.  If so, the Fitbit has got you covered, counting all of your steps each day.  Bring it on, and good luck in out-distancing your friends.  Even more, now you can talk about it in Portuguese....

Topic: Exercise
Grammar: Dar

Published: January 26, 2016

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This Lasagna Is Fantastic

No doubt, our lessons are about Portuguese, but how can somebody resist good Italian food? And where do you find some of the world’s best Italian food?  In São Paulo, Brazil of course.  Enjoy a large serving of lasagna and enjoy the lesson about food....

Topic: Food
Grammar: Ser_vs._Estar

Published: January 19, 2016

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You Caught A Cold!

All that sneezing and runny nose! You’ve got a cold, poor thing. Chances are you aren’t in the mood to do a lot of talking, but in this lesson at least you can learn about how to talk about it....

Function: Medical
Topic: Health

Published: December 22, 2015

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Hacking Into Wifi Networks

Security, network safety, computer hacking, wifi networks, passwords, where does it stop? Are we being prudently cautious or just paranoid? That is the topic in today’s lesson, and come away with lots of new vocabulary related to high tech as well....

Topic: Technology
Grammar: Conditional

Published: December 15, 2015

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First Time In Brazil?

We can pretend that the reason that we are traveling to Brazil is to work or to study, but in this lesson we learn how to confess what really motivates our travel.  Listen and find out what....

Topic: Travel
Grammar: Verbs, Infinitives

Published: December 08, 2015

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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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The Dog Ran Away!

We love our pets. Well, mostly we love our pets, but they can be a lot of work.  In today’s lesson the dog runs away. But just how sad is that going to make everyone?...

Topic: Animals

Published: November 24, 2015

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Online Shopping

Shopping online can be extremely convenient, but is it secure? Some love to buy everything online and others would rather go to the store.  In this lesson we learn to talk about online shopping....

Topic: Shopping

Published: November 17, 2015

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And Good Day To You Too

It doesn’t take much effort to wish someone a pleasant day, and the small effort just makes our day better. So after this lesson, you will be able to make people feel better in Portuguese too....

Topic: Greetings

Published: November 10, 2015

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Galaxy or iPhone?

Android or Apple, that is a question we all seem to face nowadays.  Cost, quality, reputations, features, there is a lot that goes into the decision.  Whichever you decide to buy, this lesson gives you the vocabulary to talk about the issues involved.  Good luck in your purchase....

Topic: Phones

Published: November 03, 2015

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