Another day at home begins and Martim is already hungry and bored. Lara has to get creative if she wants to sleep in.
After a long day stuck indoors, Sofia and Lucas try their best to enjoy a night outside on their balcony.
Patrícia and José discuss whether to send their son to public or private school.
Rita is running late to her driving class. Luckily, she runs into António who gives her a ride and asks about her upcoming test.
The hairdresser is closed, so Joana has to take matters into her own hands.
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.
A teacher reads aloud to her class and then assigns homework. One student decides to share his disappointment.
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!
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.
Luísa can’t decide which dress to wear to a party, so she asks her husband for his opinion.
Sofia and Rui have just adopted two cats: Simba and Milka. They start to worry when they realize Simba hasn’t eaten any of his cat food. Perhaps he’s been eating something else…?
João calls the gas company’s customer service line after waiting all morning for a technician to show up.
Olive oil is produced extensively in Portugal and has been an integral part of the history and culture. You’ll be surprised by the number of diverse uses for this precious oil. Here’s a longer Shorty for you (a Longy?) at about 8 minutes!
Who says dogs and cats have to be enemies?
Ana visits a bookstore to find a book for her teenage daughter.
Marco is lost! In more ways than one…
Cláudia and Tiago catch up after meeting unexpectedly in Lisbon.
Emerging from the mountains of Spain and flowing toward Lisbon, the Tagus River provides beautiful landscapes along its shores. Learn more about the longest river in Portugal!
Cristina opens her first bank account in Portugal.
In the midst of a hurricane, the residents of a small town are facing one disaster after another. The streets are flooded and João’s house is on fire! A reporter is live on the scene to follow the events as they unfold. If only someone would get help…
Learn some useful vocabulary for using the internet as Vasco patiently helps Cremilde set up her first “Rostobook” account.
No gym? No problem! Learn some new exercise-related vocabulary and get some tips for working out at home.
Raquel talks to Francisco about her goals to stay productive during the quarantine.