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12 Resources for Portuguese Quizzes to Put Your Language Skills to the Test

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“Please don’t be alarmed. This is only a test.”

From that phrase, it almost seems like tests and quizzes don’t do all that much.

But is anything ever “only” a test?

When you’re learning Portuguese, the answer is “no.”…

From Angola to China: 10 Countries That Speak Portuguese

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From Brazil to East Timor…

From Cape Verde to China…

From Angola to Equatorial Guinea… and back!

No, we are not talking about the thrilling but erratic travels of the famed Carmen Sandiego (but seriously, can you imagine her frequent-flier …

7 Sweet Sources to Watch Brazilian TV Online for Portuguese Learning

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Can’t get enough of soccer?

Love staying up-to-date on the latest news?

Hooked on long-lost relatives and unnaturally frequent comas in soap operas?

Regardless of your TV addiction, you need resources to fuel your fire. No one wants to …

Portuguese TV Online to Immerse Yourself in European Portuguese

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It’s current.

It’s unlimited.

And best of all, you can enjoy it for free.

Watching TV from Portugal online has some undeniable advantages.

Not only can you hear all the Portuguese phrases you’d learn in conventional Portuguese language classes, …

Saddle Up: 9 Perfect Portuguese Language Exchange Resources

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Once you’ve started to learn Portuguese, it’s time to saddle up and get the practice you need.

You already have plenty of Portuguese textbooks in your saddlebag, but do you have the perfect partner to help you explore …

7 Bilingual Books in Portuguese and English from Beginner to Advanced Reading

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It’s like applying to a Ph.D. program in biology when you’ve just learned what a kidney does.

It’s like trying to bake a souffle right after you learn to make toast.

It’s like jumping from a plane with only a …

The Right Start: Learn Portuguese for Beginners with 8 Enlightening Resources

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Starting any journey requires preparation.

You need to pack all the right things so you don’t end up buying a $10 bottle of water at the airport to avoid collapsing from dehydration.

You need to have all your navigational tools …