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Where Are My Keys?

If most of us had a dime for every time we misplace our keys, we would all be able to finance our next trip to Brazil.  And yet, misplacing keys and being to ask about them in Portuguese are two different things.  By the end of this lesson, you will at least know how to ask about them, even if you still have a habit of losing them....

Published: October 27, 2015

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Let's Take Your Blood Pressure

We all know, it’s one thing to exercise, but we still need to watch what we eat.  Looks like in this lesson we learn that by eating less salt and by drinking less coffee, chances are that our blood pressure will improve.  At least that is what we hope, and now that hope can be expressed in Portuguese too....

Function: Medical
Topic: Health

Published: October 20, 2015

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Wow, Your Baby Has Grown A Lot

Kids, they grow up so fast.  And if you haven’t seen them for a while, all of a sudden they seem to have grown up. It is the most natural of conversations, asking how the family is doing.  And after this lesson, you will be able to do more of that in Portuguese....

Published: October 13, 2015

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They Broke Up Last Week

Oh, Oh!  Looks like Daniela and Marcos broke up, but nobody told Elisângela about it.  Oops, of course she didn’t mean anything by her comments, but it would have been nice if someone had told her what was going ton.  At least in your case, you will learn how to deal with this type of situation in Portuguese....

Grammar: Vir

Published: October 06, 2015

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Nothing For Me?

Everyone is passing out the gifts, and it looks like João didn’t get anything.  Well, how sad is that!  Even if we don’t have anything to make him feel better, at least we can come out of this lesson with new ways in Portuguese to talk about it....

Published: September 29, 2015

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Did You Like The Movie?

Going to the movies is much more involved than it used to be.  You used to be able to just choose the movie.  Now you decide on 3D, fancy seats, assigned seating, apps to download, meals and treats, early shows, it’s much more involved.  Still, the language you need to talk about what you like and dislike about the movies, you’ve got it in this lesson....

Topic: Movies
Grammar: Achar

Published: September 22, 2015

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What Type Of Music Do You Like?

Truth told, if you learn Portuguese for no other reason than to simply listen to Brazilian music, you have got a perfect reason to learn the language.  This lesson will get you started on talking about the music that you like....

Topic: Music

Published: September 15, 2015

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Where Is Breakfast?

It’s always nice to wake up in a hotel and head on down to a buffet breakfast.  Especially in Brazil this means that you get lots of fresh fruit, juices, breads, cheeses, and something hot to drink.  After today’s lesson you should be able to find out how to get to breakfast, and hopefully know what time it is served too....

Topic: Food
Grammar: Telling_Time

Published: September 08, 2015

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Is Mr. Oliveira In?

Sometimes it is difficult to ask for information on the phone, partly because you cannot see who you are talking to.  In today’s lesson we make thing a little easier by giving you the words that you need to say and the words that you will probably here....

Topic: Work

Published: September 01, 2015

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Buying A Guitar

Buying a guitar can be complicated.  There are so many types and styles.  It’s a good thing that Andreia is helping Antonio to choose the appropriate one for his son.  And even better, it gives us a chance to learn about this in Portuguese....

Topic: Music

Published: August 25, 2015

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Confusing Subway Station

The subway in São Paulo is quite impressive, with new lines that have been added in recent years.  It is easy to figure out, easy to get around, and very convenient.  We do warn you, however, that the trains can get completely full.  Get ready to squeeze in, but thanks to this lesson, you will be able to do so in Portuguese....

Topic: Travel
Grammar: Colors

Published: August 18, 2015

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Passion Fruit Juice

The fruit juices in Brazil are fantastic. Really, our recommendation is that among the first things you ever do in Brazil is to try the different fruit juices.  There are hundreds of tropical fruits and many make excellent juices.  This lesson will get you started, and you will also learn the Portuguese necessary to experience new flavors....

Topic: Food

Published: August 11, 2015

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I Dreamt About You

Why are our dreams so weird, really, it seems like our subconscious has some pretty creative ways to freak out while we sleep.  And in today’s lesson we can even learn to interpret the meaning of your bizarre dream too, in Portuguese that is....

Published: August 04, 2015

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The Baby Is Sleeping

Shhh, I know everyone says, “sleeping like a baby” but please be more quiet because this one really is sleeping.  And in today’s lesson we talk about babies and sleeping in Portuguese....

Published: July 28, 2015

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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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Who Is That Guy?

Girl talk, you know, “Who is that handsome guy over there?”  Guys, it may be an illusion on your part.  Chances are that they are not talking about you.  But then again, maybe they are.  And in today’s lesson, at least we learn to talk about other people in Portuguese....

Grammar: Augmentatives

Published: July 14, 2015

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I Hate Pets

“Oh, look at the cute little puppy!”  Well, some love to look at the cute little puppy, but others can only think of the awful sensation of shedding hair, licked faces, and smelly fur.  Whether you are a pet lover or a pet despiser, we’ve got you covered to talk about it in Portuguese....

Topic: Animals

Published: July 07, 2015

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Let's Sing Guys!

For some people singing in public is not a big deal, but for others it is really tough.  And for those of you who think it is easy, have a little compassion on the rest of us, OK? And even if your singing is less than professional, after this lesson you will at least be able to talk about it in Portuguese.  ...

Published: June 30, 2015

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