Archive | Portuguese Vocab and Grammar

Chronically Late? Get on Time in Portuguese with Key Phrases and Vocabulary for Telling Time

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Are you always the last one to show up at the party?

Do you find yourself repeatedly promising to make it on time, yet always end up walking in late?

Don’t worry; you’re not alone.

In fact, there are …

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 …

How to Say Thank You in Portuguese (Plus Phrases for No Thank You and You’re Welcome!)

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You’ve just arrived in Rio de Janeiro.

Some stroke of luck has landed you in the house of a local, who is preparing a typical Brazilian dessert called brigadeiro. It’s chocolate, which is obviously your favorite.


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

My Darling, My Love, My Squash: How to Say “I Love You” in Portuguese and 9 Terms of Endearment for Your Loved One

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The Greek philosopher Plato once wrote: “At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.”

You can love a car, a cocktail or a country.

You can love your cat, your parents and your spouse.

You can fall in love, …

Relax! The Days of the Week in Portuguese and Why Every Day Is a Vacation


Did you know that every day of the week in Portuguese was named for a day of rest?

It’s true!

Over the centuries, various changes coming from Latin and Hebrew roots produced a selection of day names that are different …

How to Learn Portuguese Grammar and Stop Fearing the “G-word”

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It strikes fear in your heart.

The very idea of approaching it makes you want to hide.

When you accidentally gaze upon it, you recoil in horror.

Yes, we’re talking about grammar. For Portuguese students, learning grammar can be one …