Form the Passive Voice in Brazilian Portuguese for When You Don’t Care Whodunnit


When you are starting out with Brazilian Portuguese, it is satisfying enough to be able to make a simple, complete sentence in which someone (noun) does something (verb).

A Bruna acendeu a caixa de som. — Bruna turned …

Perfect Your Portuguese Word Order Skills in 4 Steps


Portuguese learn you do to want?

Sorry, I mean: Do you want to learn Portuguese

Wow! Placing words into their correct spots in a sentence makes a world of a difference, doesn’t it?

If you were studying, say, Japanese, …

12 Resources for Portuguese Quizzes to Put Your Language Skills to the Test


“Please don’t be alarmed. This is only a test.”

From that phrase, it almost seems like tests and quizzes don’t do all that much.

But is anything ever “only” a test?

When you’re learning Portuguese, the answer is “no.”…

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 …

Say Hi: 31 Portuguese Greetings to Start Any Encounter on the Right Foot

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Greeting people in Brazil with an insecure handshake and a nervous smile?

Saying hi to your friends from Portugal in Spanish?

Never again!

While it is true that Portuguese-speaking countries will generally accept a firm handshake, a kiss on

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 …

Try Not to Drool: Portuguese Food Vocabulary for Learners and Food Lovers

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Think of your favorite food.

Now imagine not being able to ask for it.

Scary, right?

Well, if you’re making a trip to a Portuguese-speaking country anytime soon, you’d better brush up on your Portuguese food vocabulary or get ready