The World Cup has been a great ride so far. I’ve had lots of fun watching the games with more Brazilians than I knew lived here in the Bay Area, and with live Brazilian music and all. What a joy! What do you think will be the score for Brazil vs. Netherlands? Post your bet on our Facebook community.
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A few weeks ago I went to Santa Cruz (California) for the beautiful wedding of my student Sarah. Carl and I were driving to our hotel when I spotted the familiar green and yellow colors. I basically yelled: "Eita, Brazilian place, I am hungry, stop the car!" The place was Samba Rock
(This book is sold out. We have other books and audiobooks available here.) This is a gorgeous little book of idiomatic expressions in English and Portuguese. The expressions are in alphabetical order in English, so it is super easy for you to find what you want. The book has over 2,700
I love, love, love pãozinho de queijo. Pão de queijo, or cheese bread, is a favorite Brazilian snack: It is a small, soft roll made of manioc flour and cheese. If you have not tried it yet, please do! The other day I got pão de queijo mix and came home super excited to bake my pãozinho. It is
We are very excited to invite you to a creative, fun, and professional Workshop on Brazilian Portuguese Pronunciation, with Larissa Garcia, from Aula Viva. Do you sometimes feel that Portuguese pronunciation is difficult? Do you wonder how you can learn to distinguish those words that sound
Everyone is super excited about the World Cup. I sure am! Tomorrow – Tuesday June 15 – is Brazil’s first game, at 11:30 am PDT, against North Korea. To get your Portuguese ready for the game, check out our video about soccer vocabulary. I have put together a list of places that will be
Street Smart Brazil is proud to sponsor "TEMPO: A Brazilian Musical Journey" on June 18th in San Francisco. I recently had the pleasure to meet Joseh Garcia, a talented Brazilian musician who lives -- and sings -- here in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA. Joseh told me about his creative projects
When the World Cup (a Copa do Mundo) is around the corner, Brazilians all over the world have their jerseys ready and futebol is present in every conversation with friends. So let's get your soccer vocabulary ready with this Portuguese lesson!