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 working father’s attention.
With his mother’s patient help, Tiago learns about the basics of men, women, children and adults.
Marco reconnects with his friend Diogo and gets to know about his future plans.
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!
In a special TV report about Christmas, Fernando, Sara and Bruno take the spotlight, after Fernando is invited to talk about his family’s holiday traditions.
Our fabulously fictional Portuguese family is back (with peculiarly different voices 😂) and this time, they’re considering adding a new member. We explore new vocabulary surrounding food, animals and more, and also run into some new usage examples of the conjunctive and conditional moods. And just like in the last episode, Rui continues to help […]
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!
What could be better than a holiday episode in January? (Just about anything!) Listen to find out what happened to Rui that delayed this episode… and be extra prepared for when the holidays come around again in about 355 days! We also discuss some quirky traditions and superstitions that Portuguese natives take part in during […]