Marta is a 30-year-old woman who lives in Porto. Follow along as she describes her busy daily routine.
Abel goes to the post office to send a letter to someone in Lisbon. Will he choose regular mail or blue mail?
Meet Manuel, a history student at the University of Lisbon who has a very busy life.
Ricardo is a law student who is studying far away from his hometown. Follow along as he talks about his life and what he likes to do in his spare time.
Manuel is a 20-year-old man who studies medicine in Porto. Learn more about his family and how he spends his time.
Mr. António runs a newspaper stand in Lisbon. As usual, Mrs. Rita stops by to get her morning paper.
Meet Filipe and follow along with his weekly routine to see how this young Portuguese man goes about his daily life.
João and Marco are longtime friends who often meet up for coffee to catch up on each other’s lives. Find out what happens after João takes Marco’s advice on saving money at the supermarket.
Joaquim is a man from Viseu who lives in a small house in the centre of Lisbon. Get to know more about Joaquim and the place he calls home!
Daily routines: tedious for some, but essential for others. Embrace our customs by following along with a typical Portuguese daily routine.
Learn how to order a coffee in Portugal, a task more complex than it seems! There are several types available and the lingo can vary from city to city. Don’t miss out on Portugal’s coffee culture, an essential part of daily life!
To prepare for an upcoming birthday party that they’ll be hosting, a modern grandma and her jokester husband stock up on groceries at the local supermarket. While taking advantage of every promotion they can, will they actually remember to pick up everything they went there for in the first place?
Hugo helps his son Tiago get dressed up in style for a family outing.
While making her way through her lengthy shopping list (containing useful food vocabulary, of course), Sra. Rosa shares her elderly wisdom with a young employee who is eager to help. Special Guest: Eliana Silva
Marco reconnects with his friend Diogo and gets to know about his future plans.
Sr. Alberto and Sr. Osório catch up with each other and have a lighthearted conversation.
Hugo’s son Tiago wonders how the world was before his time, causing his father to take a trip down memory lane.
Tiago makes his father’s life difficult as he gets ready for school in the morning. Hugo finally finds a way of motivating him to cooperate.
Hoping for a calm, vegetarian dining experience at a local Portuguese restaurant, Sr. John gets thrown off guard by unprofessional service and a problem with his order! Find out how he deals with these challenges, and learn lots of vocabulary and expressions to use the next time you’re dining out.
Today, our fictional Portuguese family is subjected to some of the grammar you’ll find around the B2 Intermediate level, including the “conjuntivo” verb mood. Since the mother is sick, the father has to improvise with preparing dinner himself, all while taking care of the kids. Will it be as easy as he thinks, or will […]
Avó Odete is back! She teaches us lots of new vocabulary while chatting, singing, and washing the dishes, (with Rui’s “help” 🙈). Rui even attempts to get her saying “asneiras” (bad words!) Watch now to see if he succeeds!
Marco and Ana take their kids to the “supermercado”, giving us an opportunity to learn some new vocabulary surrounding food. First, Rui reads the entire article all the way through, then Rui and Joel split the text into sections to discuss vocabulary, Portuguese culture, and useful expressions you’ll hear on a daily basis while in […]
Are you just starting to learn Portuguese? This episode is perfect for you! It is A1/A2 level with simple vocabulary and grammar, but read by a native speaker, so it’s ideal for all levels to practice their pronunciation and listening comprehension! In addition, whenever we comment on the text, we take the opportunity to teach […]
What’s your favorite day of the week? Listen to the article and show us a picture of your worst “cara de segunda-feira”!