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How to Master Portuguese Verb Conjugation in 4 Simple Steps

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For English speakers, just the thought of conjugating verbs in Portuguese can be nerve-wracking.

There’s just so much to learn, right?

More tenses, more irregular verbs, more rules to follow.

Don’t ever let that discourage you. Everyone needs to start …

The Portuguese Alphabet: Everything You Need to Nail Your ABCs

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A-B-C-D-E-F-G… Now say it back in Portuguese to me.

Okay, so you’re not quite there yet.

Don’t fret—by the end of this blog post, you’ll be a Portuguese alphabet pro!

Knowing your letters is the first step towards proficiency

How to Speak Portuguese in 4 Simple Steps

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Spoken by millions of people around the world—including folks in Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, São Tomé and Príncipe—this Romance language is bound to captivate all those who learn it.

Yes, I’m talking about Portuguese!

Wouldn’t it be great …

The Simple Guide to Portuguese Numbers and How to Use Them


Picture this: you’ve just arrived in a Portuguese speaking country.

As you exit the airport and get into a cab, your driver asks for your hotel’s address—can you tell him the street number?

Let’s fast forward a bit.

You’ve …

How to Improve Your Portuguese Speaking Skills in 8 Steps


Maybe you’re tired of people mishearing what you say.

Perhaps you’re fed up with repeating yourself over and over again.

Or maybe you don’t have enough confidence to even speak up in the first place.

Whatever is motivating you to …

Essential Brazilian Portuguese Grammar: 8 Rules to Remember


Fluency and grammar go hand-in-hand.

There really is no way around it: To speak correctly, you have to know the rules of the language.

If you’ve chosen to study Brazilian Portuguese, specifically, the list of rules you’ll need to learn …

Sounds Like…: English-Portuguese Cognates Sure to Look Familiar

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Does your Portuguese vocabulary need a quick boost? 

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