“Saudade” — a word without translation. What word would you use to express this feeling?
And the adventure continues… Follow Joel as he visits a supermarket in Lisbon and find out what he’s going to cook. Can he “fazer compras” in Portuguese?
European Portuguese…who knows the main characteristics?
Tens histórias engraçadas com taxistas? Ouve a primeira corrida de táxi em lisboa do Joel e repara no azar do pobre coitado!
Learn more about Lisbon’s biggest festival, Santo António, with a shorter, simpler article. Enjoy!
Follow Joel in this new adventure, where the dialogues are funnier, more useful, and closer to your reality!
Is Portugal really the best destination for tourism? Find out what the country has to offer and listen to what the experts think. Would you agree?
Listen to this dialogue about the 25th of April, a Portuguese national holiday commemorating the Carnation Revolution.
Have you tasted Lisbon’s most famous sweet? Discover the history of the pastéis de Belém and find out if there really is a difference between this and the pastel de nata. Updated March 5 2015, special notice for logged-in members: Previously released as audio only, this classic episode has been brought to life with beautiful visuals by animator […]
Joel’s back, “eh”! He reveals his level of Portuguese after six months of living in Portugal. Find the mistakes and leave a comment!
Improve your Portuguese by listening to native speakers! Use our videos and try the version with subtitles. In this episode, Rui wants to go to the movies, so he calls two friends. What will they decide?
Half Jesus, half chocolate! Portugal and its Easter traditions, in a video with subtitles so you can practice at your own pace.
In this episode we ask someone special to help us with marketing! Can you guess who it is? Try it with subtitles
As we promised, an episode with an article read at two speeds. Enjoy!
The first episode with dialogue only! Rui calls Avó Odete and Luís about the Oscars. You can subscribe now to access all the written content!
From now on, nothing will ever be the same…
Don’t miss this episode… we have a very special guest!
We present the second episode! The topics are: Síndrome do Sotaque Estrangeiro Como Sobreviver Muitas Horas no Avião We hope you enjoy it!
Update: August 3, 2018 – As a gift to us and all Practice Portuguese fans, our friend Wayne Wilson has turned this episode into a fully-animated cartoon! The video is free for everyone to watch, plus our supporting Members get access to a special version with subtitles for improving comprehension. ~~~ The articles in this […]