Isabel goes to a party where she doesn’t know anyone, so Eduardo tells her about each of the guests.
Gabriela needs someone to take care of her cat while she’s away, so she begs her father, who definitely doesn’t like cats! Could a few weeks together give him a change of heart?
Two parents meet and realize their children go to the same school. Hear some basic conversation skills in action: introductions, greetings, simple comments, and questions.
Zé decides to go to the beach with his two daughters. Why are they taking so long to get ready?
Joana had a wonderful weekend! Listen for the simple past tense as she describes all the fun she had with her family.
Rafael and his parents have been stuck at home for a while and they’re running out of options for entertainment!
Learn more about Rute’s life, including her job, her family, and their busy daily routine. Keep an eye out for lots of useful verbs in the infinitive.
Mauro is panicking after mistakenly sending a private letter to his mother!
Inês brings her boyfriend to lunch to meet Grandpa Ernesto and the rest of the family.
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.
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.
Meet the Martins family from Porto! Learn more about what each family member does for work and how they like to spend their holidays.
Miguel is planning a family camping trip, so he decides to call the campsite in advance to ask some questions about the facilities.
Joana is helping her grandfather repair the engine of a very special motorcycle.
Get to know the Antunes family and their fantastic house!
Before we usher in the New Year, Avó Odete wants to wish you a (belated) Feliz Natal! Recorded on Christmas Eve, Rui’s grandmother reminisces about how she met her husband, and shares her latest crochet projects with her fans. You’ll also learn the names of several traditional sweets and other food served during the holidays.
Jaime and Maria were strolling through the park talking about the good old days. Find out what their grandson did to shock them!
Manuel is a 20-year-old man who studies medicine in Porto. Learn more about his family and how he spends his time.
Revolution brought a lot of pain to the Russian royal family and it also started the biggest speculation ever: The Romanov Mystery!
The birth of a new baby prompts a colourful conversation with Tiago, who is fascinated with little Bruno.
Avó Odete is surprised and delighted to find out that she’s an Internet sensation! Rui reads her comments from all over the world, and she also shares her own words of love and appreciation to the Practice Portuguese community.
Dona Ana visits her doctor, Doutor Afonso, to check on her health.
Like any curious child, Tiago is constantly asking his parents questions, but some are easier to answer than others…