In today’s European Portuguese Listening Practice, you’ll listen to a dialogue between a Portuguese couple, who cannot agree on what time to get up in the morning. Martim is already hungry and bored, so Lara has to get creative if she wants to sleep in.
In today’s European Portuguese Listening Practice episode, you’ll listen to a dialogue between Maria and her friend. Maria has an unusual craving for sweets, so she decides to try and create her own candy.
Ahhh the famous Portuguese Francesinha, a staple of Portuguese cuisine! 🤤 The Francesinha is a traditional Portuguese dish that comes from Porto, a city in the north of Portugal. The recipe is simple: All you need is two slices of bread, a beef steak, several Portuguese sausages and cheese. The traditional Portuguese francesinha always comes […]
Can football (soccer) players eat Pastéis de Nata every day❓🤔 In this video we are going to practice European Portuguese together while we talk to a personal trainer (and good friend) Rafael Cabrita. He shares some of his fitness and nutrition secrets, despite Rui and Joel’s best efforts to derail him with their silliest questions. […]
Have you ever wanted to grow your own vegetables? You can even plant a little garden indoors!
In this video, you’ll 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!
Learn about Serra da Estrela, the highest mountain range in mainland Portugal. Correction on Line 5: We recorded this as “1933 metros”, but the actual elevation is “1993 metros”.
Follow along with this simple vegetarian recipe using some delicious Portuguese ingredients. The formal imperative mood is used throughout.
Diogo is in a bad mood and just wants some breakfast. Unfortunately, everywhere he goes seems to be closed. Verbs practice: regular -ir verbs in the present tense
Learn about Pico, one of the beautiful islands of the Azores and home to the highest peak in Portugal.
Practice the imperative mood as Carlos tries to keep up with Sara’s cooking instructions!
A mother and son make a shopping list for their family New Year’s celebration.
We wrap up 2020 with the spotlight on our members from all over the world, as they describe their favourite traditional holiday foods and drinks. You’ll also get to meet more of the Practice Portuguese team (with an appearance from Avó Odete), while our set (and post-rum-cider Joel) start falling apart. A huge “obrigado” to all […]
A customer asks a grocery store employee for help finding the right kind of flour.
Listening Practice! Dona Rosa discusses her experiences selling crops at the farmer market, known to locals as the Reforma Agrária. This name is based on the Agrarian Reform which came about in Portugal following the 1974 Carnation Revolution. Through this reform, the government set up collective farms in the Alentejo region and gave subsidies to […]
João asks his grandmother to teach him how she makes her delicious oatmeal.
Teresa and her son Adriano enjoy their usual Sunday lunch together.
Vera and Duarte start getting hungry while discussing what they like to eat.
With almost 1000 km of coast (not even counting the islands) and at 200 km wide, it’s only natural that Portuguese cuisine contains an abundance of fish dishes. We are, after all, the country that eats the most fish per capita in Europe! The most emblematic Portuguese fish is bacalhau Play slow audio Play normal audio cod, which has been part of our history since the 16th century, during the first voyages of Portuguese sailors that took them to Newfoundland.
Vitória goes out for drinks with her brother and a friend. Follow along as she orders beer in Portugal.
As dinner is served, Hugo has a bitter surprise at the table that requires him to improvise.
Do you struggle with insomnia? Some believe that avoiding certain foods can make a huge difference in your sleep patterns.
Telma and Filipe practice their Portuguese skills at the dinner table.
Gustavo’s mother teaches him how to make his favourite dessert.