Author Archive | Thalita Alves

Portuguese MOOCs for All! 7 Courses for Learning the Language


Let’s look back at when the World Wide Web was in its nascent stages.

Its creator, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, had this incredible vision.

He imagined that the internet would be a place where people could share information without any …

16 Brazilian Bloggers All Portuguese Learners Should Follow


Want to enter the mind of a native Portuguese speaker?

No mad scientist or crazy brain-swap-operation needed.

All you need is an internet connection and access to the best Brazilian bloggers spilling their thoughts on the web.

No matter what …

The Million Dollar Question: Should I Learn Brazilian or European Portuguese?


Today, we’re going to be answering the million-dollar Portuguese question.

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably done a fair bit of ground work and decided to learn the wonderful Portuguese language.

Now you just need to decide whether the Brazilian …

10 Tips and Tricks to Boost Your European Portuguese Vocabulary


Imagine a world without words.

Think about what it would be like to not have any way of communicating your thoughts and feelings to other human beings.

Too difficult?

Then picture yourself going on your dream trip to Portugal, getting …

Practice European and Brazilian Portuguese Online with 13 Clickworthy Resources


In the world of language learning, “practice makes perfect” is more than just an adage—it’s a mantra.

And let’s face it: nailing those Portuguese verbs, accents and grammar nuances calls for commitment.

But if you’re not quite getting the balance …

Subscribe to Fluency: 6 Great YouTube Channels for Any Portuguese Learner


Want to restore your faith in humanity?

Just think about how much people love sharing their knowledge with others.

There is no clearer example of this great human quality than YouTube. Search for any kind of tutorial and you are …

More Drama, Please! 8 Brazilian Dramas You’d Be a Fool to Miss


Adding a bit of drama in your life can be a very good thing.

Well, the TV kind at least. But more specifically, we’re talking about Brazilian novelas and drama series.

As you’re about to see, these are an incredible …