I bet that one of the first words that you learned in Portuguese was Bem, which means well. In fact, my most watched video lesson is the one that tells you what Tudo bem really means. But we also use Bem a whole lot with a different meaning, and that's what I'm going to teach you today. Bem
September is my birthday :) I have a deal for us to celebrate the occasion. For a limited time you can get 2 hours of free Portuguese lessons when you purchase 10 hours of instruction ($100 value). That’s right, you buy 10 hours of Portuguese lessons and get 12 hours of instruction. This deal
Today you will learn 11 colors in Portuguese and 10 very useful colloquial expressions using the colors. This lesson is organized in three parts: 11 most commonly used colors in Portuguese Some needed grammar so you can use the colors correctly and be happy with your Portuguese :)
August is the month of folklore. This is when we celebrate the rites, traditions, popular wisdom, dances, and festivities of different cultures around the globe. The date is celebrated worldwide on August 22nd. Inspired by the stories I heard when I was a kid in Brazil, I'd like to introduce you to
The verb Enganar in Portuguese is a very interesting one. It has different meanings when used in different ways. I will show you an example in the dialogue below: Paula: Paguei R$ 45,00 ao Júlio pelo livro, mas o preço certo era R$ 30,00. Cris: Então o Júlio enganou você? Paula: Não, eu é que me
Social media posts about Brazilian food always generate great engagement. Of course, right? Who can resist a good pão de queijo or a beautiful moqueca dish? Have you been using your love of Brazilian food to improve your Portuguese? You should! Most English speakers who have a Brazilian
The kitty in the picture is my precious baby doll Amahle. Because she is a girl, when I say “my cat”, I say minha gata. If my kitty was a boy, I’d say meu gato. If I had two cats and one was a boy, I’d say meus gatos. Yes, in Portuguese, the possessive pronouns vary in gender (masculine and
These little words cause a lot of trouble to language learners. Em, No, Na are prepositions. In this lesson you will understand what they mean and when to use each one.
Do you have the feeling that your Brazilian friends are always late? How would you tell a friend in Portuguese: “Dude, you’re half an hour late!” Would the word for “late” in the last sentence be the same word as in the following sentence? “It’s late. I have to go.” Today I will teach you how
Ho! Ho! Ho! It’s that time of the year! Today you will learn 37 words and expressions that you can use during Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. Get your Christmas and New Year vocabulary ready!