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…
Follow along as Inês and Ricardo search for something fun to pass the time at home. Please excuse the (not very) “punny” wordplay…
After questioning her eating habits, Carla announces to Pedro that she’s going to try out a vegetarian diet. Will she have the willpower to stick with it?
Learn some useful vocabulary for using the internet as Vasco patiently helps Cremilde set up her first “Rostobook” account.
Discover the art of fighting off boredom during a pandemic. Do you have any other tips to share?
No gym? No problem! Learn some new exercise-related vocabulary and get some tips for working out at home.
Discover the secret art of working at home during a pandemic.
If you’ve ever been to Portugal, you have certainly noticed the beautiful tilework that covers many of the buildings throughout the country. Learn more about how these “azulejos” have played a role in the history and culture of Portugal.
Raquel talks to Francisco about her goals to stay productive during the quarantine.
Nuno and his cousin have the same favourite hobby. Find out what it is and how it is inspiring Nuno’s goals for the future.
Easter is widely celebrated in Portugal as a time for the family to get together and enjoy an abundance of delicious food. Learn more about the history of the holiday and how it is observed today.
Cristina greets her neighbour Sr. Alberto and tells him about a plan to help out the older residents of their apartment building during the quarantine.
“Calçada portuguesa”, also known as Portuguese mosaic, refers to the decorative cobblestone patterns you see lining the sidewalks throughout the country. Learn more about this impressive pavement art that has become a trademark of Portuguese cities.
As we adapt to the new reality of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s important to remain hopeful and to remember that ‘every cloud has a silver lining’.
Maria is a little grumpy today and Gustavo is trying everything he can to make her feel better.
“A inteligência é a capacidade de adaptação à mudança.” (“Intelligence is the capacity to adapt to change.” – Stephen Hawking)
Practice your weather vocabulary with this fake forecast for the week. Tip: Too easy? Make it more like a real-life news report by increasing the playback speed!
A woman continues to write in her diary about her day to day life during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the anxiety surrounding the current crisis, she is discovering ways to find joy in the peaceful moments at home.
Learn more about Faro, the largest city in the Algarve region of Portugal with plenty of charm.
Handwashing is more fun when you do it in Portuguese!
Lúcia has a problem with a cake she bought, so she returns to the shop to file a complaint!
Miguel’s mother tries desperately to get her son to clean up before a visit from his grandparents. Get familiar with the imperative verb form as she gives him instructions!
The verb “pôr” typically translates to “put”, but it can also mean “set”, as in “set the table”. Get some practice with this irregular verb as you listen to a dialogue of Maria and her father preparing for a family lunch.
Learn more about the excellent wines that can be tasted from various regions all over Portugal.