Category Archives: Medium

Lançamento: “Passo a Passo” (o Caminho de Santiago)

November 19, 2018
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With the holiday season approaching, Rui and Joel announce a special early gift for members of Practice Portuguese! Listen and find out exactly what is on “the Way”… Updated December 1, 2018: It’s launched!

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BONUS: Palavras Japonesas Inspiradas na Língua Portuguesa

July 10, 2018
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After listening to our last podcast on foreign words derived from Portuguese, a Japanese member, Ryoko, came to our rescue with recordings of every Japanese word we mentioned, plus a bunch of new ones for good measure. Join us as we explore surprising similarities between Japanese and Portuguese in this bonus episode! (“Arigato” once again […]

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Artigo 26 – A Rota da Cortiça

November 14, 2017
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In this episode, we learn about one of Portugal’s most important symbols and main exports: cork! We explore tons of new vocabulary, and later, for your benefit, Rui humbles Joel by tearing apart his pronunciation skills!

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A Lenda Da Serra Da Nó

April 1, 2017
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We’re back with another classic Portuguese tale, this time with the story of a Moorish king after the heart of a humble, female shepherd. Will he win her heart, despite their different religious backgrounds? How will they survive when the Christians come to take over the castle and land? Listen and find out!

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Artigo 24 – Natal e o Ano Novo

January 4, 2017
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What could be better than a holiday episode in January? (Just about anything!) Listen to find out what happened to Rui that delayed this episode… and be extra prepared for when the holidays come around again in about 355 days! We also discuss some quirky traditions and superstitions that Portuguese natives take part in during […]

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A Lenda da Rapariga com Pés de Cabra

December 17, 2016
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In this Lenda (tale), we explore a famous Portuguese tale of a woman… with goat feet! She manages to keep the secret hidden her entire life, until a nobleman falls in love with her and learns the truth. (special thanks to Luís Relógio for writing this episode!)

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3 Video Lessons (Special Announcement)

September 30, 2016
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Attention Practice Portuguese podcast subscribers! This is not a regular podcast episode, but a special announcement to tell you about a 3-part video series we’re launching starting today. Check out the first lesson now: practiceportuguese.com/words. In these 3 lessons, we aim to solve a few of the biggest challenges our members run into when learning European […]

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Atualidade 3

May 3, 2016
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Falar de limpeza, ou mesmo da extinção dos dinossauros, são sempre bons pretextos para praticar português europeu!

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Atualidade 2

March 13, 2016
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No início tínhamos os artigos e os diálogos. Depois vieram as lendas e agora chegaram as Actualidades: Um menino que não pode ler, Um ministro que compra ténis a um vagabundo, Uma notícia que “puxa a brasa à nossa sardinha“… Puxa o quê!? Não sabes? Pois, mas podes aprender! Testa o teu português, e a […]

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