Nuno and his wife check in at the hotel they booked in Lisbon.
Learn more about the history of the Portuguese language in this Shorty adapted and translated from Lena Strang‘s article in Tomorrow Magazine.
Mauro is panicking after mistakenly sending a private letter to his mother!
Hear the legend behind the characteristic rocks of Praia da Ursa, a beautiful beach located in Sintra.
Patrícia and José discuss whether to send their son to public or private school.
In Portugal, a café is more than just a place to grab a quick coffee!
Rita is running late to her driving class. Luckily, she runs into António who gives her a ride and asks about her upcoming test.
Learn all about the Portuguese island of Madeira in this Shorty written by Edyta, the author of Say Yes to Madeira travel blog. This Shorty will help you learn some generic phrases, but also a couple of useful words which will definitely come in handy when visiting the island.
Follow Anabela as she orders various cuts of meat from the butcher.
Ricardo and Ana go to the supermarket together to buy groceries. Will dividing up the tasks make the shopping trip go faster?
Learn the basics of how crime and security are managed in Portugal, one of the most peaceful countries in the world.
Petra is planning a road trip across the United States. She excitedly tells Flávio about all the preparations.
Filipa has not been feeling well lately, so she decides to go to the doctor to find out what’s going on. Unfortunately, her doctor doesn’t know that you can’t treat a virus with an antibiotic.
Daniela goes to the Job Center to make a formal complaint about a horrible job she got a month ago.
Rosa has always liked plants, but only in the last few months has she decided to invest her time and money in her passion.
Featured Shorty: “Diário de uma Quarent(o)ena II.”
A lot has happened, to say the least, since we last recorded a podcast episode!
We start out by challenging your comprehension with casual Portuguese conversation to get you up to speed on what’s been happening with us personally as well as in the world… since we know we are definitely your primary resource for all things COVID-19!
We spend the rest of the episode tweaking the pronunciation of our brave listeners who once again contributed their recordings. (Obrigado!)
We review the pronunciation of the different R, S, E, and O sounds, perfecting the cadence and flow of Portuguese sentences… plus, you’ll discover a word that even Rui has trouble pronouncing!
Anabela and Eusébio get lost on their way to a dinner reservation. Luckily, they meet someone who helps them find their way!
Learn more about the tip of Sagres and its importance in the era of the Portuguese discoveries.
Inês brings her boyfriend to lunch to meet Grandpa Ernesto and the rest of the family.
Gaspar views a 4-bedroom flat that is for sale in his favourite neighbourhood. He is pleasantly surprised by everything it has to offer.
Luísa can’t decide which dress to wear to a party, so she asks her husband for his opinion.
Camila is feeling refreshed after her yearly tradition of spring cleaning.
João calls the gas company’s customer service line after waiting all morning for a technician to show up.
A writer starts his morning and searches for inspiration.