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I have good news: We have two new group classes beginning in May in San Francisco: READ MORE>
The SF International Film Festival will show a movie by Kleber Mendonça Filho, who is from Recife, my hometown. I am excited -- and a little nervous -- to see the film! This is Kleber's first fiction feature film and is a contender to the New Directors Prize. You can watch a short trailer, read about the movie and the director, and buy tickets here. READ MORE>
Many of you have asked for a lesson with the super popular song Ai Se Eu Te Pego, by Michel Teló. Here it is! We hope you have a ton of fun learning with our new video lesson. READ MORE>
Yay! We have just launched Set 3 of our Flashcards App for Android.
With Set 3 you will learn the Present and Past tenses of two irregular and widely used verbs: DAR & FAZER. Great, right? But there is more: This flashcard set is packed with idiomatic expressions to get you speaking like a Brazilian! READ MORE>
Street Smart Brazil former student Barron Bixler immersed himself in the lives of Brazilian fishermen. For several months he lived in a fishing community in the Northeastern Brazil and photographed his experience. I cannot wait to see the photos! It is a free event. Cash bar.
- When: Saturday, April 7, 2012, 6:00 - 8PM
- Where: 18 Reasons - 3674 18th Street (at Dolores), San Francisco, CA
I hope to see you there! READ MORE>
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 article and would like to give my two cents. I would also love to hear your perspective on the topic. READ MORE>
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. READ MORE>
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. In this new tour, they go back to their roots and offer us the wonderful results of their extraordinary talent and cross-cultural background.