João asks his grandmother to teach him how she makes her delicious oatmeal.
Hear how a number of Portuguese idioms are used in conversation as Sónia discusses her love life. Check out the Idioms 2 unit for more descriptions and practice with these expressions.
Vera and Duarte start getting hungry while discussing what they like to eat.
(NEW: Video and audio-only versions available) Have you been to the dentist lately? In this first-ever video podcast, we feature one of our latest Shorties and discuss useful vocabulary all about… teeth! While recording, we’re interrupted by some personal text messages that we reveal and deconstruct for your learning pleasure!
Bruno is captivated by his favourite morning news program as Carlos struggles to convince him it’s all fake news.
Ana and João meet unexpectedly in the park and make plans to catch up later that day.
Alice and Raul discuss their favourite books as they browse the options at a local bookstore.
Bernardo regrets buying a cheap plane ticket on Bacalhau Airways and decides to take it out on the flight attendant.
Learn about Spaced Repetition, a proven memory technique, which members can put into practice with our European Portuguese Flash Cards!
A teacher explains the basics of image editing to her class. While the students practice with tools and techniques, you can practice nasal vowels with all the words that end in -em, -am, -um, -im, and -om!
We all have moments where we need some colourful language to express ourselves. (No, we’re not talking about swear words, that’s for another episode). Today we go through the whole colour spectrum while featuring the Shorty, “Um Lindo Bebé“. Do you know how to say your favourite colour in Portuguese?
Telma and Filipe practice their Portuguese skills at the dinner table.
Carlos finally makes a dental appointment after a long hiatus. Given his questionable habits, the dentist has a lot of work to do!
Gustavo’s mother teaches him how to make his favourite dessert.
Isabel goes to a party where she doesn’t know anyone, so Eduardo tells her about each of the guests.
Tensions are running high as João and Alice arrive at a restaurant for their lunch reservation.
Leonor asks Gustavo questions about his busy day.
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.
Gabriela needs someone to take care of her cat while she’s away, so she begs her father, who definitely doesn’t like cats! Could a few weeks together give him a change of heart?
Have you ever spoken to someone in Portuguese, only to have them immediately switch to English on you? The path of least resistance may be to just allow the conversation to stay in English, but in this video, Joel has had enough! He decides to keep the conversation in Portuguese, with the help of a […]
Joaquim finds a room to rent after a conversation with his friend Joana.
Avó Odete has been healthy and safe from COVID-19, although she’s not too impressed with having to be regularly tested, (as you’ll see in the video). She’s also been catching up with some reading, although it’s perhaps not exactly what you’d expect! Warning: This video contains explicit language, so please skip it if you’re younger […]
After a long flight to Portugal, Joe is hoping to relax in his hotel room. Unfortunately, the guests next door are not making it easy.