12 Advanced Portuguese Lessons Online for Every Kind of Learner

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Life is full of unexpected challenges.

A canceled flight can derail your vacation.

A huge pothole can make your drive a nightmare (and ruin your suspension).

A broken bone can destroy your budding professional Quidditch career, in a way …

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! 10 Portuguese Listening Practice Recommendations

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Living in Brazil taught me one very important language lesson: Portuguese listening practice is as important as any grammar book.

I remember thumbing through the Portuguese dictionary and not always being able to find the word I’d just heard.

That’s …

Don’t Give Up Now! 9 Portuguese Intermediate Courses to Push You Onward

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You’ve gotten the ball rolling on learning Portuguese.

But without a little extra nudge, the notorious intermediate-learner hump could make your learning come to a grinding halt.

When you decided you wanted to learn Portuguese, nobody told you that …

How to Properly Use Portuguese Personal Pronouns

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“Moça, você pode me ajudar?” (Young woman, can you help me?)

I turned to my friend in disbelief.

Did she just address an elderly woman as “girl”?

More alarmingly, did she just use the informal form of the pronoun for …

Stop Avoiding the Portuguese Subjunctive and Learn to Love It with This Guide

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Let’s talk about the elephant in the room.

There’s a Portuguese grammar aspect that learners dread studying.

They avoid it whenever they can, either constructing sentences that circumvent its use or just ignoring it altogether.

It’s the subjunctive mood, and …

Portuguese Adjectives: The Beginner’s Guide to Amazing Adjective Usage

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I’ve done it and so will you.

In fact, nearly every Portuguese learner will do this at some point in their learning journey: You’re going to get your Portuguese adjectives wrong.

You might stick an adjective in the wrong spot …

Essential Brazilian Portuguese Grammar: 8 Rules to Remember

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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 …