Maria is pregnant and just moved in to a new home. She loves cooking and decorating, so she invites her cousin Diogo over for dinner and a tour.
Helena decides to organize her storage closet. Notice how the verb “dar” is used in a variety of different expressions throughout the dialogue.
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.
Ahhh the famous Portuguese Francesinha, a staple of Portuguese cuisine! 🤤 The Francesinha is a traditional Portuguese dish that comes from Porto, a city in the north of Portugal. The recipe is simple: All you need is two slices of bread, a beef steak, several Portuguese sausages and cheese. The traditional Portuguese francesinha always comes […]
Explore the preposition “de” in a variety of contexts as Artur and Diana discuss where they should go on vacation.
Toninho tries to convince his friends to go out to the club, but they’d rather stay home.
Let’s learn about a popular mode of transportation in Portugal, as well as the rest of Europe: motorcycles!
Explore the many different uses of the verb “passar” in this dialogue between Eurico and Vanessa.
Óscar and Mauro discuss what furniture they need for their new home as they make their way through the maze of IKEA.
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.
Let’s learn how to talk about measurements! Andreia and Pedro grab the tape measure to figure out how to make everything fit in their first home.
Are you intimidated by going to the gym? Don’t give up!
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.
What would you do? Explore the conditional mood as Sofia struggles to make a decision about a job opportunity.
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.
Cátia and Manuel discuss their weekend plans.
Anselmo gets the Covid-19 vaccine. Follow along to prepare for the questions you may be asked at your appointment. This episode is longer than usual (a Longy rather than a Shorty!), but it includes lots of useful vocabulary and expressions as the characters discuss medical history, symptoms, and some myths about the vaccine. Members can […]
Diogo is in a bad mood and just wants some breakfast. Unfortunately, everywhere he goes seems to be closed. Verbs practice: regular -ir verbs in the present tense
A young woman asks for her father’s help with some shopping and home renovations. Learn new vocabulary for tools and home supplies.
Remote learning and working is not easy! Carlota logs into her online class just as her mother starts a work meeting. With so many voices, it becomes difficult for either of them to focus…
Listen to some Portuguese slang words in action as Alfredo and Sílvia grab a beer while waiting for their friends.
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.