Welcome to Torres Vedras Carnival, a lively festivity that remains faithful to the tradition of celebrating Carnival in Portugal. Learn more about how the Portuguese like to party during this exciting multi-day event!
Pierre just moved to Portugal with his family. He writes an email to some friends back home to tell them about his experience at a music festival.
Tomar is the perfect destination for those who enjoy a charming getaway in a city full of history. Every 4 years, Tomar attracts thousands of people for a lively festivity that brings colours and happiness to the streets.
Manteigas is a Portuguese village with a beautiful landscape and plenty of gastronomic delights for its visitors to enjoy! Explore the neighboring village of Serra da Estrela, home of the famous buttery cheese and other local delicacies.
The sardine is a very important fish for Portuguese people and is highly consumed during the Popular Saints’ Festivals. Learn more about the economic and social impact of the sardine and the tasty meals that can be prepared with it.
The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series is an event that shouldn’t be missed if you love water, adrenaline, and heights. Come discover where the championship takes place and find out some interesting facts about this acrobatic show.
Fernando makes his mother a delicious offer she can’t refuse!
Fernando finally makes his way to Dona Ana’s place, who is excited to indulge her sweet tooth.
After getting free tickets for a concert, Diogo seeks company to join him.
Outdoor concert festivals are fun and everything… until someone goes missing! In this dialogue, a Canadian named Fred gets worried when his Portuguese friend João disappears unexpectedly. He attempts to file a police report in the middle of the night with an unhelpful officer who’d rather continue napping.
In this second half of “Portugal Campeão“, we continue to celebrate Portugal’s futebol victory!
Just like the last few episodes, we discuss vocabulary and grammar useful in every day life, even if (like us) you don’t follow sports! Make sure to listen until the end where Rui gets a little bit hyper… and musical! (Too much galão, perhaps?)
(00:55 Slow reading, 07:31 Discussion, 26:38 Fast reading, 31:02 Outro)
We celebrate Portugal’s futebol victory with a play-by-play of how it all went down, including tons of useful expressions and vocabulary, soccer/football related and otherwise.
With Rui and Joel’s lack of sports knowledge (sports experts, you’ve been warned), we hope this episode is as educational as it is wacky!
Show up for the multiple musical outbursts, stay for the in-depth analysis of Ronaldo and his pet moth!
(Photo courtesy of Leticia De La Fuente)
Learn more about Lisbon’s biggest festival, Santo António, with a shorter, simpler article. Enjoy!
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.
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