Forró for Foreigners: How to Learn Portuguese While Dancing Forró


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


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?


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


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 …

Practice European and Brazilian Portuguese Online with 13 Clickworthy Resources


In the world of language learning, “practice makes perfect” is more than just an adage—it’s a mantra.

And let’s face it: nailing those Portuguese verbs, accents and grammar nuances calls for commitment.

But if you’re not quite getting the balance …

Subscribe to Fluency: 6 Great YouTube Channels for Any Portuguese Learner


Want to restore your faith in humanity?

Just think about how much people love sharing their knowledge with others.

There is no clearer example of this great human quality than YouTube. Search for any kind of tutorial and you are …

8 Portuguese Language Courses for Terrific, Targeted Learning


Remember the story of Achilles’ heel?

When Achilles was a baby, his mother dipped him in a river that gave him the power of invulnerability.

But one day, a poison arrow hit him in his one weakness—the spot on …