Author Archive | Clara Abdullah

Game On! The Ultimate Guide to Learning Portuguese by Playing Games


All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, but turning his work into “all play” will make Jack a fabulous Portuguese speaker.

It’s high time I delved into ludology (fancy talk for “study of games and gaming”) and …

Learn Portuguese with YouTube: 5 Channels You Absolutely Can’t Miss


When Michael Scott of “The Office” discovered YouTube, he didn’t work for five days and instead just watched Cookie Monster singing “Chocolate Rain” on a loop.

I think we can all relate to his obsession with the wonders of

9 of the App-solute Best Apps for Serious Portuguese Learners


I remember the days when the most exciting thing you could do on your phone was conquer the Snake game.

Fast-forward to now, and “there’s an app for that” has become something of a mantra.

Our phone screens are becoming …

10 Websites That Make Learning Portuguese a Walk in the Park


“Water, water everywhere and all the drops to drink.”

That’s how I would describe the current world of online language acquisition. There are so many options out there, you don’t even know where to start.

As the World Wide …

Improve Your Portuguese Listening Skills with 5 Practice Hacks


I concur with David Nunan when he calls listening “the Cinderella of second language learning.”

Listening is always lying in the shadows of her older stepsisters: speaking, reading and writing.

While there’s undoubtedly value in being able to communicate in …