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What teenagers and Portuguese learners have in common

Tell me what kind of a teen you were, and I’ll tell you what kind of a Portuguese...
By Catarina Champalimaud, In Curiosity , Portugal, Education - 23 Sep 2022, 13:01

European Portuguese vs. Brazilian Portuguese – How different can they be?

Test yourself by playing spot the differences to understand how grammar, vocabulary and...
By Catarina Champalimaud, In Curiosity , Portugal - 16 Sep 2022, 09:01

What God has to say about your Portuguese after 10 years in Portugal

If you’ve never heard of comprehensible input, here’s a demo: read about how a...
By Catarina Champalimaud, In Curiosity , Portugal - 09 Sep 2022, 14:01

The Google translate “syndrome”

When is an online translator a helping hand for pressing situations and when is it...
By Catarina Champalimaud, In Portugal, Education - 02 Sep 2022, 08:01

Meet the Queen of Portuguese and understand us you shall!

In case you didn’t know, Portuguese is a monarchy and behind every word, there’s a...
By Catarina Champalimaud, In Portugal, Lifestyle, Curiosity - 26 Aug 2022, 11:01

Conjuntivo to distract, confuse or save your Portuguese

If you won a million dollars, what would you do? This is an ‘if-clause’ which...
By PA/TPN, In Portugal, Lifestyle, Curiosity - 19 Aug 2022, 08:01

Mistakes – out of mind, out of sight?

I know I flipped the “out of sight, out of mind” saying, because, well, I can and...
By PA/TPN, In Portugal, Lifestyle - 12 Aug 2022, 12:01

To ask and not get it. Why, oh why?!

You ask ‘by the book’, yet the Portuguese still don’t get you
By PA/TPN, In Education, Portugal, Lifestyle - 04 Aug 2022, 20:01

Filler words to embellish your Portuguese

Filler words can be magical: they are short, don’t mean much, yet make you sound so...
By PA/TPN, In Portugal, Education - 30 Jul 2022, 19:01

Portuguese for forretas (cheapskates)

When a tight budget is an excuse not to learn Portuguese, this is my advice:...
In Portugal, Education - 24 Jul 2022, 14:01

The secret to understanding spoken Portuguese

The answer is simple: focus on individual sounds, words and finally sentences
In Portugal, Education - 17 Jul 2022, 14:01

The House of Portuguese - a fundamental metaphor

What the Portuguese language and houses have in common is something priceless:...
In Lifestyle - 09 Jul 2022, 09:01

Ready to read? Read to get ready

The sneaky technique to bring your Portuguese to the next level is a secret no more:...
In Lifestyle - 01 Jul 2022, 20:01

Verbs, the Portuguese boogeyman

When you thought pronunciation was the real hurdle, verbs, tenses and modes come to haunt...
In Lifestyle - 24 Jun 2022, 14:02

Is it a boy or a girl?

When you start learning Portuguese you may feel like a fresh pregnant woman: hormonal,...
In Lifestyle - 17 Jun 2022, 16:01

Our mistakes, piece of cake!

Do you ever bother to notice how the Portuguese speak English? Our mistakes are actually...
In Lifestyle - 11 Jun 2022, 17:04

Tap, tap, tap

Why being in a hurry to acquire vocabulary isn’t a good idea. And why the unschooling...
In Lifestyle - 03 Jun 2022, 20:01

How to get out of a Portuguese conversation

You might have inadvertently got yourself into a conversation in Portuguese; time to learn...
In Lifestyle - 27 May 2022, 15:17

Numbers not even Google translate knows about

Want to learn numbers in a more Portuguese way? Believe me, it's not just a matter of...
In Lifestyle - 18 May 2022, 10:14

Shush and listen!

The common Portuguese learner is in a hurry to speak. The honest one will not understand a...
In Lifestyle - 09 May 2022, 15:51

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