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Learning Portuguese as an Adult vs as a Child

June 26, 2020

As an adult, learning a language can feel overwhelming. Our brains don’t soak up new information like a sponge the way they did when we were children. A child’s brain is primed to recognise patterns unconsciously, the pieces of language simply falling into place. This doesn’t mean all hope is lost! It just means the […]

Updates!: Smart Review, Global Search, & Background Images

June 9, 2020

All this social distancing sure has kept our team productive these last couple months! We’re always busy creating new lessons, recording new episodes, and making improvements, thanks to your support! ❤️  We decided we’d better take a break and share a few of those updates with you, including the much anticipated Smart Review! So without further […]

Portugal News: How to Stay Motivated Learning Portuguese

June 5, 2020

Check out our article in the Portugal News about how to stay motivated as you learn European Portuguese. Learning a new language comes with so many rewards. It’s the key to experiencing the world in a new way and making deeper connections with the people you meet. But there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to learning Portuguese. We […]

Spaced Repetition to Master European Portuguese Vocabulary

April 23, 2020

You can think of spaced repetition as a tool that keeps you from losing your hard-earned Portuguese skills. After putting so much effort into understanding the grammar behind possessive pronouns, learning that irregular verb conjugation, and finding the most useful European Portuguese phrases, it can be frustrating when something you used to know has suddenly […]

Study Routine, During Quarantine!

April 8, 2020

Just what you needed – another blog post referencing the COVID-19 pandemic! 😅 But it still must be said: we do sincerely hope that you and your families are staying safe and positive, and are finding ways to take care of yourselves and your neighbours during these difficult times. Echoing what many wiser souls are saying, “you’re […]

The Portugal News: We Want European Portuguese!

March 6, 2020

Check out this short article about us in the Portugal News 🤩: Desculpem Brasileiros, We Want European Portuguese! We were a bit surprised to see that our tagline caused so much controversy in the comments! We’ve had this phrase on our homepage for a long time as a lighthearted nod to the fact that many […]

New Review Tool & Scoring Changes

February 7, 2020

We’re working on a big improvement for the platform – we’re calling it “Smart Review”. Smart Review is a personalized way to practice everything you’ve been learning across all the Units. It incorporates spaced repetition 🤓, a highly-effective method for learning and retaining information. Scoring Changes Have your Unit scores looked a bit different this past week? To prepare for this upcoming feature, […]