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Lights, Camera, Action! 50 Must-know Portuguese Verbs

Action gets your heart pumping and your adrenaline flowing. But learning Portuguese doesn’t have a lot of action… or does it? There might not be any big chases or major battles, but the Portuguese language is chock-full of as much …

15 Resources to Learn Portuguese with Videos

Watching videos can transport you to other realities. If you watch a video on how to paint, you probably feel like you could totally paint those happy little trees. If you watch a video of the Amazon rainforest, you …

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

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 …

From Angola to China: 10 Countries That Speak Portuguese

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 …

Portuguese TV Online to Immerse Yourself in European Portuguese

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, …

10 Authentic Portuguese YouTube Channels to Entertain and Educate

Do you like everything autêntico (authentic)? Do you only enjoy a caipirinha with the finest Brazilian cachaça? Do you only follow the caldo verde recipes of Portuguese grandmothers? Well, then, let your passion for authenticity flow straight through to the …