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Learn Portuguese with YouTube: Nail the Basics in Under 45 Minutes

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Your YouTube addiction may have cost you a lot.

Hours of wasted time? Check.

Accidentally ending conversations with “don’t forget to subscribe”? Check.

The public embarrassment of your sad attempts at capoeira going viral? Check and check.

But finally, your …

Read Along: Learn Portuguese with Subtitles on 7 Stupendous Platforms

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Wait—what did he just say?

I didn’t catch that at all. 

Is she even speaking Portuguese?

If you’ve tried to watch content in Portuguese, these phrases may have escaped your lips a few times. That’s because understanding spoken Portuguese can

12 Advanced Portuguese Lessons Online for Every Kind of Learner

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Life is full of unexpected challenges.

A canceled flight can derail your vacation.

A huge pothole can make your drive a nightmare (and ruin your suspension).

A broken bone can destroy your budding professional Quidditch career, in a way …

Don’t Give Up Now! 9 Portuguese Intermediate Courses to Push You Onward

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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 …

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 …