Authentic Brazilian Portuguese Listening in 11 Podcasts

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Podcasts have come a long way.

Initially, they were just a niche thing that only a few people listened to.

Now, they’re on everyone’s radar.

Loud and clear.

Now, there are podcasts on just about every single topic or issue.…

12 Handy Resources with Exercises for Portuguese Grammar Practice

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How does hearing bad grammar make you feel?

For me, it’s kind of like hearing someone pound the wrong chords on a grand piano—dissonant, unnatural and clunky.

And you definitely don’t want your Portuguese to sound like that!

Luckily, just …

7 Top Portuguese MOOCs for Coursing Through the Language

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Let’s look back at when the World Wide Web was in its nascent stages.

Its creator, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, had this incredible vision.

He imagined that the internet would be a place where people could share information without any …

Forró for Foreigners: How to Learn Portuguese While Dancing Forró

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A rather campy accordion melody gallops across the dance floor.

This is chased by a thumping bass drum and a tinkling triangle.

And in spite of the sweltering night heat, couples are glued together—foreheads, tummies and thighs—wiggling and quivering in …

16 Brazilian Bloggers All Portuguese Learners Should Follow

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Want to enter the mind of a native Portuguese speaker?

No mad scientist or crazy brain-swap-operation needed.

All you need is an internet connection and access to the best Brazilian bloggers spilling their thoughts on the web.

No matter what …

The Million Dollar Question: Should I Learn Brazilian or European Portuguese?

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Today, we’re going to be answering the million-dollar Portuguese question.

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably done a fair bit of ground work and decided to learn the wonderful Portuguese language.

Now you just need to decide whether the Brazilian …

10 Tips and Tricks to Boost Your European Portuguese Vocabulary

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Imagine a world without words.

Think about what it would be like to not have any way of communicating your thoughts and feelings to other human beings.

Too difficult?

Then picture yourself going on your dream trip to Portugal, getting …