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When we learn a new language, learning how to communicate in a foreign language is not the only benefit that we gain. A language is not some kind of knowledge we simply store and use when the opportunity arises. It is much more beneficial than that. When taking Portuguese classes in Brazil, visitors are actually trying to gain a more complex form of knowledge. I am for certain that ... More
When people learn a language, it is important to use repetition because this is how everybody learns to speak as a child. we learn by hearing sounds over and over from our mother. It is also a well known fact that when babies learn to speak they often associate images with words & vise versa (hence the need for flashcards incorporated in language learning softwares/apps). I have used a program that ... More
I have seen hundreds of websites and software programs out on the net that focus to much on the needless, senseless technicalities of learning a foreign language. That is alright and dandy if you are in school and your curriculum demands the need to learn the "Whole 9 yards" but what if you are planning a trip to Brazil with friends? at some point during the trip you may find yourself alone and in a situation where ... More
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|I didn't understand||N?o entendi||What is your name?||Qual ? seu nome?|
|A snitch/tattletale||Dedo-Duro||I don't speak Portuguese||Eu n?o falo Portugu?s|
|Everything good?||Tudo bem?||Good morning||Bom dia|
|Stop it!||P?ra com isso!||How old are you?||Quantos anos tem?|
|We are going||A gente j? vai||This makes me angry||Isso me-d? um raiva|
|Never again!||N?o tem nada vez!||He is a suck up!||Ele puxa saco!|
|Hurry up and go!||Vai logo!||[More phrases ...]|
|Portuguese Grammar||Portuguese Verbs|
|In Portuguese, words are considered masculine or feminine and usually end with an A or an O.||Portuguese verbs are conjugated into 3 groups- Ar, Er, Ir|
|The nearest language to the Portuguese language, in terms of grammar, would be the Spanish language.||to speak = falar, to like = gostar|
|Adjectives are usually placed backwards in the sentence and need to agree with the subject / noun.||to know = conhecer, to understand = entender|
|Contractions, like in the English language, are used for easier pronunciation. Like to know more Portuguese grammar?||to be = ser ... Like to see my verb list?|