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Try Not to Drool: Portuguese Food Vocabulary for Learners and Food Lovers

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Think of your favorite food.

Now imagine not being able to ask for it.

Scary, right?

Well, if you’re making a trip to a Portuguese-speaking country anytime soon, you’d better brush up on your Portuguese food vocabulary or get ready

12 YouTube Channels with Portuguese Lessons for Any Busy Schedule

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We’ve all gotten caught in the rabbit hole of YouTube.

You think you’ll just watch one video, then suddenly it’s an hour later and you’re still watching old vine video compilations.

Why not turn your YouTube time into study

Home Away from Home: 5 Homestay Brazil Programs for Portuguese Immersion

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When I first got to Brazil, I saw people giving each other beijinhos (kisses) to greet each other. It didn’t seem that strange—until I actually had to do it.

Giving a beijinho is simple: All you do is …

5 Steps to Learn Portuguese Reading and 10 Websites to Practice Your Newfound Skills

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We all know the three Rs: reading, writing and arithmetic.

There are two things we know about these Rs: spelling is clearly not on the list for a reason and it’s incredibly important to know the three skills in order

75+ Portuguese Travel Phrases and Words for 1 Awesome Trip

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During my first day living in Brazil, I didn’t use the bathroom all day.

I knew how to say “Where’s the bathroom?” in Portuguese. So why did I suffer all day long?

I was too embarrassed to talk.

I don’t …