I just read an excellent article entitled “Is Learning a Language Difficult?” by David Mansaray. The article brings the opinions of great language speakers and teachers, including Susanna Zaraysky from our series Learn Brazilian Portuguese with Songs. I encourage you to read the
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(upprj.com) As I contemplate reaching my fourth month living in a favela, I’m looking out over the Atlantic ocean at a calm sea, six islands in the distance and flocks of birds in V-formation gliding over the water. I like to think the V is for Vidigal. Said to be the “Zona Sul” of Rio’s
In this lesson we use the song Eu Vou Estar, by Brazilian band Capital Inicial, to teach you Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation, give you a couple of important grammar tips, and help your Portuguese become even more Street Smart. This video lesson is from the series Learn Brazilian
Muito obrigada, University of California, Berkeley & Cal Performances, for this wonderful opportunity to see the Brazilian duo Sergio and Odair Assad live. What a treat! You might be wondering if Assad is a Brazilian name. The brothers were born in Brazil from a Lebanese family, just like me.
(Wikipedia) The city of Natal in Brazil’s Northeast gets almost 300 days of sunshine and that’s why it’s known as the “City of the Sun.” Sunshine isn’t all the city has to offer, not by a long shot. The visitor can also count on its many beaches, sand dunes, parks and even the largest micareta
I’m thrilled to publish another video from the series Learn Brazilian Portuguese with Songs. These lessons are a collaboration between Susanna Zaraysky, author of the book Language is Music, and Luciana Lage, fromStreet Smart Brazil, co-author of the book 51 Portuguese