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Co-founder Rui Coimbra is from Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal. He studied biotechnology and spent many years traveling the world as a flight steward for TAP airlines. Given his creative spirit and research talent, he is always finding entertaining and illuminating ways to share Portugal’s language and culture with the rest of the world.
00:05:00

Em Português, Por Favor!

In Portuguese, Please!

August 30, 2020

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 […]

00:23:56

50 Sombras da Avó Odete

50 Shades of Grandma Odete

August 18, 2020

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 […]

01:11:26

Maratona de Leitura

Reading Marathon

May 23, 2020

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!