Got 45 Minutes? Learn Portuguese with 13 YouTube Channels

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Your YouTube addiction may have cost you a lot.

Hours of wasted time? Check.

Accidentally ending conversations with “don’t forget to subscribe”? Check.

The public embarrassment of your sad attempts at capoeira going viral? Check and check.

But finally, your …

Learn Portuguese with Subtitles to Make Sense of the Spoken Language

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Wait—what did he just say?

I didn’t catch that at all. 

Is she even speaking Portuguese?

If you’ve tried to watch content in Portuguese, these phrases may have escaped your lips a few times. That’s because understanding spoken Portuguese can

12 Advanced Portuguese Lessons Online for Every Kind of Learner

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Life is full of unexpected challenges.

A canceled flight can derail your vacation.

A huge pothole can make your drive a nightmare (and ruin your suspension).

A broken bone can destroy your budding professional Quidditch career, in a way …

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! 10 Portuguese Listening Practice Recommendations

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Living in Brazil taught me one very important language lesson: Portuguese listening practice is as important as any grammar book.

I remember thumbing through the Portuguese dictionary and not always being able to find the word I’d just heard.

That’s …

Don’t Give Up Now! 9 Portuguese Intermediate Courses to Push You Onward

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You’ve gotten the ball rolling on learning Portuguese.

But without a little extra nudge, the notorious intermediate-learner hump could make your learning come to a grinding halt.

When you decided you wanted to learn Portuguese, nobody told you that …

How to Properly Use Portuguese Personal Pronouns

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“Moça, você pode me ajudar?” (Young woman, can you help me?)

I turned to my friend in disbelief.

Did she just address an elderly woman as “girl”?

More alarmingly, did she just use the informal form of the pronoun for …

Stop Avoiding the Portuguese Subjunctive and Learn to Love It with This Guide

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Let’s talk about the elephant in the room.

There’s a Portuguese grammar aspect that learners dread studying.

They avoid it whenever they can, either constructing sentences that circumvent its use or just ignoring it altogether.

It’s the subjunctive mood, and …