Learn the Brazilian Portuguese colloquial expression entrar de sola in this Portuguese lesson. Yes, it's one more Brazilian Portuguese expression that comes from soccer. At this point you know how we Brazilians love our soccer vocabulary, right?
Brazilians do love their soccer! So much so that many colloquial expressions that we use in Brazilian Portuguese come from soccer vocabulary. Here’s another great Brazilian colloquial expression that comes from soccer vocabulary: Pisar na bola. In the video below you will learn the pronunciation
In this Portuguese lesson, learn the idiomatic expression vestir a camisa. Do you know what futebolês means? It is a play with the words futebol (soccer) and português to refer to idiomatic Brazilian Portuguese expressions that come from futebol. Get your futebolês ready for the World Cup! In
A few days before the World Cup opening I mentioned to a friend that I was nervous about the event. I said that I really wanted visitors to have a great time there. My friend then said: “I know, it is because of your business, right?” No, it wasn’t what was going through my mind. Brazil has many
Someone tweeted this yesterday: “God help the World Cup visitor who doesn't speak Portuguese. Airports = real chaos. Worst I've seen in five years living here.” Communication in Brazil can be very challenging if you don’t have any Portuguese. If you are going to Brazil to
(Fifa.com) With the 2014 World Cup a little over a year away, official news on the event keeps trickling in. As of this last week, two items have caught the attention of the blogosphere and soccer fans, mainly the official posters for each hosting city and the official name for the
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.
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
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!
Congratulations Rio!!! Rio has won the bid for the 2016 Olympics! Brazil will now be the first country in Latin America ever to host the games, so today will certainly be a festive day in Brazilian bars and restaurants around the world. For more info, check out these two news articles, in