Did you know that there are a lot of students learning European Portuguese in China? At least 50 universities teach Portuguese as a foreign language to over 5000 students! We are very proud and grateful that many of these students and their teachers use Practice Portuguese inside and outside the classroom to improve their European […]
João is tired of the same routine and decides to take a weekend trip.
In today’s European Portuguese Listening Practice, a brother confronts his sister about an exciting job offer she has been keeping a secret. Why has she been trying to hide it from everyone? 🚀 Explore the difference between the verbs dizer, falar, and contar.
In today’s European Portuguese Listening Practice episode, you’ll listen to a dialogue between Maria and her friend. Maria has an unusual craving for sweets, so she decides to try and create her own candy.
Bernardo is interviewed about his greatest accomplishment: growing the largest pumpkin in the world!
Rodrigo must finish his food before he can leave the table. Prepositions practice: Notice how the preposition “para” is used throughout the dialogue.
Learn more about the Torre de Belem, one of the most popular monuments to visit in Portugal.
Óscar and Mauro discuss what furniture they need for their new home as they make their way through the maze of IKEA.
Rui loses his mind and Joel loses his hearing as they count down to 10,000 followers on Instagram. Obrigado pelo vosso apoio! Don’t forget to join (and follow) us on Instagram for tons of exclusive European Portuguese content!
Practice possessive pronouns / determiners in this dialogue about Afonso’s birthday plans.
Explore the difference between the verbs dizer, falar, and contar in this dialogue between a brother and sister.
Jorge tells Soraia about meeting up with an old “friend” over the weekend. Notice the use of many regular and irregular verbs in the simple past tense.
Raul tells Soraia about his love of football (i.e. soccer for you Americans)! Use the dialogue to help familiarize yourself with a variety of conjunctions.
João is determined to become famous. He just doesn’t know how yet… This narrative uses many Portuguese-English cognates, so even as a beginner, you may be able to guess the meaning of many words!
Explore the basics of using gender in Portuguese. Listen for the feminine and masculine words within these back to back introductions. The meaning of each introduction is the same, except for one important difference: the first is spoken by a female and the second is spoken by a male. Notice how the words used are […]
Explore the differences between the verbs ser and estar, as well as some useful adjectives, as Adriano tells us about each member of his family.
Sandro and Noélia discuss whether or not it’s a good idea to let Ana babysit their children.
For many people, Christmas is the most anticipated time of year. Learn more about how this festive time is celebrated in Portugal.
We wrap up 2020 with the spotlight on our members from all over the world, as they describe their favourite traditional holiday foods and drinks. You’ll also get to meet more of the Practice Portuguese team (with an appearance from Avó Odete), while our set (and post-rum-cider Joel) start falling apart. A huge “obrigado” to all […]
Matilde and her mother decorate the Christmas tree!
A customer asks a grocery store employee for help finding the right kind of flour.
Luís and Carolina discuss their favourite Christmas songs!
Luís and Mariana head to the mall to find the perfect Christmas gifts for their parents!
Listening Practice! A local woman named Rosa shares her story with author Lena Strang. As Dona Rosa discusses her life, dreams, and what keeps her busy, it’s clear that she has a lot of love for her family and country.