(Source) Continuing with the lessons I began to cover in Part 1, below I will look at transport options and share some anecdotal examples on what you can expect when traveling across Brazil. Transport Bus This is an important one, luckily I’ve written about the bus-taking side of things
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(Source) While in Brazil, I’ve moved thirteen times over the years and over my various trips from the US. That’s a lot of apartment-searching, bag-packing, and flight or bus-taking. It’s also a lot of meeting and getting to know new roommates and people, walking around and getting to know new
I wrote about the verb Pegar before. In one of my posts I showed you five handy expressions with Pegar. On a second article, I discussed a common mistake in using the verb. This post will focus on yet another useful meaning of the verb Pegar. The picture above says: Você pode me pegar
As we launch our new group classes that start in September, I can’t help but feel a sense of pride in my country and my language. Demand for learning Portuguese has both grown and changed. Brazil is not just an exotic country anymore; it is now a popular tourist destination, and the upcoming World
Here is a very useful expression: sem falta Let’s see a few examples. 1. Preciso terminar este relatório hoje, sem falta! = I need to finish this report today, without fail! (picture above) Check out our lesson about the Verb Precisar: How to Say What You Need 2.
(A flyer for a matinê venue, source) One morning last year I was on a Rio bus with my then-girlfriend and we passed by a place that looked like a nightclub and she commented on how she had so many good memories of that place. Curious, and knowing she wasn’t the nightclub type, I asked what
(What's left of the actual pillory of Pelourinho in Salvador, source) It’s well-known that after Brazil was discovered, an extremely high number of African slaves (three million between the 16th and 19th centuries, to be more exact) were brought here via tumbeiros, or slave ships. It was only in