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.
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…
Hugo helps his son Tiago get dressed up in style for a family outing.
Tiago tries to get his father’s attention.
With his mother’s patient help, Tiago learns about the basics of men, women, children and adults.
Marco catches up with his friend Diogo and they discuss what it’s like to live alone.
The differences between Maria and João’s names result in an engaging conversation about family and kinship.
Dona Ana is always trying to help out Fernando and Sara with their baby Bruno… although sometimes that help comes in the form of a lecture!
Overwhelmed with work, Patrícia curbs Hugo’s expectations when it comes to planning family holidays.
Maria, Pedro and João try to determine just how much of their parents’ traits they have in them.
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.
This holiday season, a Practice Portuguese TV reporter takes to the streets to hear directly from Portuguese natives about their family Christmas traditions… until a particularly talkative woman steals the show!