Keep Climbing: 9 Portuguese Intermediate Courses to Boost Your Language Skills


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


“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

portuguese subjunctive

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 …

Portuguese Adjectives: The Beginner’s Guide to Amazing Adjective Usage


I’ve done it and so will you.

In fact, nearly every Portuguese learner will do this at some point in their learning journey: You’re going to get your Portuguese adjectives wrong.

You might stick an adjective in the wrong spot …

Essential Brazilian Portuguese Grammar: 8 Rules to Remember


Fluency and grammar go hand-in-hand.

There really is no way around it: To speak correctly, you have to know the rules of the language.

If you’ve chosen to study Brazilian Portuguese, specifically, the list of rules you’ll need to learn …

A Quick and Simple Intro to Portuguese Past Tenses


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

Demystifying Present-tense Portuguese Irregular Verbs: Patterns in Irregularity


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 …