Handwashing is more fun when you do it in Portuguese!
Paulo and Rute are taking stock of the food and supplies they have in their kitchen. Time to make a shopping list! As you follow along, notice how the word “há” from the verb “haver” is used in different contexts.
Meet the Martins family from Porto! Learn more about what each family member does for work and how they like to spend their holidays.
Susana is at the supermarket buying groceries to make food with Maria. On her way to the checkout, she calls Maria to make sure she got everything they need for their snack!
David is looking for somewhere to enjoy a cup of tea. Luckily, he meets Sara, who takes him to the tea room and teaches him some Portuguese vocabulary along the way.
Learn more about the history of the Lisbon Zoo and the thousands of animals that live there.
In this episode, we once again analyze record audio clips from our brave listeners! We listen to the Shorty, “À Busca de Doces“, and explore how to make your Portuguese sound more native with pronunciation subtleties and word choice. We also clarify some other challenging concepts, such as the differences between “aí, ali, & lá”.
Get to know the Antunes family and their fantastic house!
Nuno is at the airport checking in for his flight. Will his luggage exceed the maximum weight?
Luís and Maria meet in a café and discuss what they think about the city of Porto.
Marta is a 30-year-old woman who lives in Porto. Follow along as she describes her busy daily routine.
‘Tis the season… to spread misinformation about the origins of Christmas and Santa Claus! In this special holiday episode, Rui and Joel explore the food and other traditions of Christmas in Portugal, while featuring one of our latest Shorties, “a Consoada“. Boas festas a todos! 🎄
After an appointment with her doctor, Filipa goes to the pharmacy to fill her prescriptions.
Natália and Pedro decided to enjoy a nice lunch together. Find out what they ordered!
Isabel goes to the bookstore to purchase a book by her favorite author.
Filipe calls Anabela to ask her out on a date. Follow along as they make plans to see a movie.
A man goes to a store to buy some clothes. Will the saleswoman find everything he wants in the right size?
In this episode, we deconstruct one of our latest “Shorties”. We go through some useful food vocabulary, discuss verb and tense choices, and Rui irons out Joel and Molly’s “estrangeiro” pronunciation! There’s also some exciting news about Practice Portuguese, especially for those of you who might be in the Algarve next weekend.
Follow along as Carolina goes through the process of renewing her Cartão de Cidadão (Citizen Card).
Mr. António runs a newspaper stand in Lisbon. As usual, Mrs. Rita stops by to get her morning paper.
Luís and Maria decide to go out for dinner in a fancy restaurant without making a reservation. Learn some useful phrases for ordering food in a restaurant and discover some popular Portuguese dishes.
Meet Filipe and follow along with his weekly routine to see how this young Portuguese man goes about his daily life.
Marta and António meet randomly in Lisbon and have an interesting conversation about their lives and professions.
Daily routines: tedious for some, but essential for others. Embrace our customs by following along with a typical Portuguese daily routine.