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Learn Portuguese 101: A Complete Step-by-step Guide for Absolute Beginners

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Oh, Portuguese!

The nasal sounds, the incredible dialects, the diversity in its melody, the sense of humor!

It’s a chance to connect with others who speak the language.

What’s not to love?

We totally understand why you want to learn …

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 …

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 …

Study in Your Jammies: Learn Portuguese at Home with Immersion and Resources


We’ve gotten to a point in society where theoretically, you never have to leave your home.

Food and basic essentials can be delivered to your doorstep.

You have access to people around the world with your internet connection and you …

How to Learn Portuguese Grammar: 5 Steps to Successful Sentence Structure


You’ve put it off as long as possible.

You tell yourself that you’ll pick it up as you go along.

You’re dreading the day you have to sit down and actually learn it.

Ah grammar! How we love to hate …

The Language and Culture Crash Course to Maximize Your Brazilian Study Abroad Experience


When you think about your coming study abroad experience in Brazil, is your mind running a complete blank?

Or does it just conjure up the stereotypical images of beaches, carnival parades and over-sexed people?

(That last trope is particularly …

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 …