Portuguese Past Tenses 101: A Starter Pack for Beginner and Intermediate Learners

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Sure, Brazilian culture has a bit of an obsession with the here and now.

But speaking Portuguese also means hearing and telling stories of things that have already occurred.

And to do that, you’ll need to employ some of the

Learn Portuguese Irregular Verbs with Patterns and Make Sense of the Mess

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Are you struggling with irregular verbs? No matter how hard you try, can you simply not remember all the irregular verb conjugations in Brazilian Portuguese?

Sure, it’s rough. Verb conjugations in Romance languages are a rather arduir (to go)ous …

The Guide to Spoken Brazilian Portuguese: How It Really Sounds

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As your Portuguese improves and you speak with more Brazilians, you’ll hear plenty of sounds and grammar features that are essential to communication—but don’t generally appear in books.

Portuguese as it’s spoken in Brazil and the official, written variety are …

Sounds Like…: English-Portuguese Cognates Sure to Look Familiar

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Does your Portuguese vocabulary need a quick boost? 

Then have we got some great news for you.

See, you’re currently sitting on a goldmine of information that you haven’t dug into yet.

We’re not talking about the hundreds of online

Form the Passive Voice in Brazilian Portuguese for When You Don’t Care Whodunnit

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When you are starting out with Brazilian Portuguese, it is satisfying enough to be able to make a simple, complete sentence in which someone (noun) does something (verb).

A Bruna acendeu a caixa de som. — Bruna turned …

Perfect Your Portuguese Word Order Skills in 4 Steps

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Portuguese learn you do to want?

Sorry, I mean: Do you want to learn Portuguese

Wow! Placing words into their correct spots in a sentence makes a world of a difference, doesn’t it?

If you were studying, say, Japanese, …

12 Resources for Portuguese Quizzes to Put Your Language Skills to the Test

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“Please don’t be alarmed. This is only a test.”

From that phrase, it almost seems like tests and quizzes don’t do all that much.

But is anything ever “only” a test?

When you’re learning Portuguese, the answer is “no.”…