A photographer struggles to take the perfect photo. See how many https://www.practiceportuguese.com/units/main/minimal-pairs you can find throughout the narrative.
Amália Rodrigues was one of the most important voices in the Fado music of Portugal.
Listen to some Portuguese slang words in action as Alfredo and Sílvia grab a beer while waiting for their friends.
Learn about Pico, one of the beautiful islands of the Azores and home to the highest peak in Portugal.
Elsa’s boyfriend just broke up with her, so she goes to her friend Flávio for support. Notice how the imperfeito do conjuntivo is used throughout the dialogue.
Learn more about the only Portuguese pope elected in two millennia of church history.
Learn more about António Egas Moniz, a Portuguese neurosurgeon who won a Nobel Prize.
Learn more about the international athletics competition known as “Ironman”.
Learning a language is one of the best ways to connect with other cultures!
Leiria is a lively city in central Portugal with a beautiful castle, year-round festivals, and plenty of pine trees!
Learn more about a group of students and their visit to the National Museum of Ancient Art.
Bruno is captivated by his favourite morning news program as Carlos struggles to convince him it’s all fake news.
Learn about Spaced Repetition, a proven memory technique, which members can put into practice with our European Portuguese Flash Cards!
Do you struggle with insomnia? Some believe that avoiding certain foods can make a huge difference in your sleep patterns.
Learn more about the city of Portimão, a destination in the south of Portugal with beautiful beaches and a rich history.
Learn more about the various historical sites you can visit in the city of Coimbra!
Helena Abrantes is interviewing for a position in the marketing department at a large company.
Have you ever seen young people in black cloaks walking around the streets in Portugal? Learn about the origin of this tradition and how it inspired a very famous author.
Did you know that Portugal is the world’s largest producer of cork?
Learn more about Dino Park, a theme park for all ages where you can explore different periods of Earth’s history and see life-size models of dinosaurs!
Have you been to Portugal dos Pequenitos? Learn more about this park where children can play and learn as they explore miniature versions of Portugal’s homes, monuments, costumes, and more!
Learn the history of the Guedes Quinhones Palace, a noble house that served as the residence of the Quinhones family for ten generations, part of which has now been transformed into the Hotel Real Palácio.
Fátima is one of Portugal’s most emblematic religious sites, with millions visiting the shrine each year.
Summer music festivals are very popular in Portugal and are seen as a rite of passage for many young people. Learn more about the experience of taking part in these festivals.