Relax! The Days of the Week in Portuguese and Why Every Day Is a Vacation


Did you know that every day of the week in Portuguese was named for a day of rest?

It’s true!

Over the centuries, various changes coming from Latin and Hebrew roots produced a selection of day names that are different …

Suntans and Samba! 15 Resources to Learn Brazilian Portuguese Like a True Brasileiro


Is the call of caipirinhas, Capacopana, Carnival, tropical sunshine and samba luring you in?

Are you chomping at the bit to get down to Brazil for the first time or fifth?

Well, before you can fully access all the wonders …

How to Learn Portuguese Grammar and Stop Fearing the “G-word”

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It strikes fear in your heart.

The very idea of approaching it makes you want to hide.

When you accidentally gaze upon it, you recoil in horror.

Yes, we’re talking about grammar. For Portuguese students, learning grammar can be one …

Portuguese Idioms for Learners: 50 Common Portuguese Phrases

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When you’re learning a new language, there’s nothing more annoying than translating something word for word and getting a confused expression in return.

Just imagine translating the English expression “it’s raining cats and dogs” literally into another language. It just …

Lights, Camera, Action! 50 Must-know Portuguese Verbs


Action gets your heart pumping and your adrenaline flowing.

But learning Portuguese doesn’t have a lot of action… or does it?

There might not be any big chases or major battles, but the Portuguese language is chock-full of as much …

The Simple Guide to Portuguese Numbers and How to Use Them


Picture this: you’ve just arrived in a Portuguese speaking country.

As you exit the airport and get into a cab, your driver asks for your hotel’s address—can you tell him the street number?

Let’s fast forward a bit.

You’ve …

Learn Portuguese with TV Shows: 16 Super Series to Boost Your Language Skills


Are you a Portuguese learner looking for your next show to binge on?

Have you been looking for a new amazing Portuguese show but all you see is the same old, same old lists of series?

Are you tired of …